Our Team

Meet our Lifegate staff members and elders.

Ministry Team

Cami Ahrenholtz

Associate Pastor - Care

Shelly Ballard

Associate Pastor - Early Childhood

Jerry Beerman

Director - Property Management

B.J. Bryant

Pastor of Worship Arts

Dave Collins

Associate Pastor - West Dodge Campus

Jim Deese

Pastor - Stewardship

Cole Denne

Associate Director - Papillion Youth

Taylor Foster

Associate Pastor - West Dodge Youth

Amber Francis

Associate Director - Communications

Corie Hansen

Associate Pastor - West Dodge Kids

Amber Hatten

Associate Director - Family Life

Kristin Hermann

Director - Human Resources

John Hunsberger

Associate Pastor - Care

Haroon Idrees

Associate Pastor – Outreach

Zach Jones

Associate Pastor - Kids Worship & West Dodge Youth Worship

Micah Kafka

Associate Director - Communications

Lauren Kraft

Associate Director - Papillion Kids

Paul Krause

Associate Pastor - Elementary Kids

LeAnn Loghry

Director - Preschool

Charity Long

Associate Pastor - Papillion Worship

Ryan Long

Creative Director for Weekend Services

Jodi McFee

Associate Director - Facilities, West Dodge Campus

Sarah McPherson

Associate Campus Pastor - Papillion

Kimi Miller

Associate Pastor - Lifegate Women

Deann Mohlman

Associate Director - Finance

MaKaya Parker

Associate Director - Before & After School Program

Katie Parks

Associate Pastor - West Dodge Elementary

Genai Patterson

Associate Pastor - Middle School

Lee Pedersen

Associate Pastor - Lifegate Men

Paul Rase

Associate Director - Finance

Megan Smith

Associate Campus Pastor - Midtown

Kurt Wagoner

Associate Pastor - West Dodge Worship

Jenn Weikel

Director - Finance

Chris Williams

Associate Pastor - Midtown Youth & Kids

Support Team

Dave Ballard

Maintenance

Jo Beerman

Ministry Assistant - Worship & Production

Aimeé Bouckhuyt

Ministry Assistant - Family Life

David Bruning

Maintenance/Security

Spencer Buhrman

Production Technician

Brenda Christensen

Ministry Assistant - Care

Connor Elliott

Ministry Assistant to Pastor Micah Eldridge & Midtown Campus

Debbie Esser

Front Desk Receptionist

Kiley Foster

Ministry Assistant to Pastor Mike Ballard

Sharla Hintz

Ministry Assistant - Papillion Campus

Melissa Jacobson

Finance Associate

Gar Knobbe

Maintenance - Lifegate Christian School

Raven Langley

Payroll & Benefits

Ian Leader

Maintenance

Stephen Leick

Finance Associate

Sharon Miller

MInistry Assistant to Pastor Mike Hintz

Alaina Nielson

Ministry Assistant - West Dodge Campus

Tanner Parker

Maintenance

Mande Saitta

Ministry Assistant - Equip

Aleesha Thompson

Ministry Assistant - Women's and Men's Ministries

Joe Urbanski

Maintenance

Kerri Wilkinson

Maintenance

Robyn Williams

Ministry Assistant to Pastor Les Beauchamp and Pastor Brenda Rouse