Our Team

Dan Backens

Senior Pastor

Kevin Turpin

Senior Associate Pastor

Tina Davis

Executive Pastor

Liam Coventry

Executive Pastor of Family Ministries

Keena Dickerson

Chief Financial Officer

Melvin McCleese

Campus Pastor, Deep Creek

David McBride

Campus Pastor, Ghent

Jeremy Miller

Campus Pastor, Kempsville

Dana Williams

Campus Pastor, Online

Joel Solomon

Campus Pastor, Town Center

Manuela Asamoah

Assistant Pastor, Kempsville

Cleanne Bowen

Assistant Worship Director, Kempsville

Mari Brenneman

Office Manager, Ghent

Trisha Brown

KidLife Preschool Coordinator,
Deep Creek

Wayne Buechler

Assistant Pastor, Kempsville

Steve Carlin

Assistant Pastor, Kempsville

LeeAnn Cordell

Family Ministries Coordinator, Kempsville

Amberlea Darden

Director of Ministries, Ghent

Christian Ellis

Saturday Night Service Coordinator

Nancy Feucht

Encore Ministry Coordinator

Lerin Gables

Worship Director, Kempsville

Josh Gangl

Director of Ministries, Town Center

Sidney Gathers

Young Adult Director
& Youth Director, Kempsville

Jeff Gossmann

Assistant Pastor, Deep Creek

Debra Gray

Digital Marketing Director & Worship Coordinator, Town Center

Taunja Johnson

Saturday Night Service Pastor

William “Matt” Keller

Facilities Assistant, Town Center

Rosean Lindsey

Assistant Director of Family Ministries, Ghent

William “Bill” Lyness

Facilities Assistant, Kempsville

Rolinda Marcum

Office Manager, Deep Creek

Patrick McCleese

Facilities Manager, Ghent

Maggie Mitchell

Central Receptionist

Isa Monell

Office Manager, Town Center

Ben Moody

Facilities Manager, Deep Creek

Nic Muniz

Facilities Manager, Kempsville

Shaquera Myers

KidLife Director, Kempsville

Jackson Park

Youth Director, Deep Creek

Cedric Pollard

Technical Arts Director

Terri Simmons

Video & Production Director

Glen Strouss

Assistant Director of Accounting

Danielle Terry

Production Assistant

Jerry Vickers

Accounts Payable

Tammie Wade

Human Resources Director

Rachel Watkins

KidLife Director, Deep Creek

Carolyn Wolford

Office Manager, Kempsville

Liz Wolford

KidLife Director, Town Center

Rob Wolford

Senior Creative Director