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Our team

Dustin Ours

Senior Pastor


Pastor Dustin and Lydia joined the NLC Team in 2014 to lead our Youth Ministry. He transitioned into Associate Pastor in September of 2020, and took over as the Senior Pastor of New Life Church in June of 2022. He has a passion for studying and teaching the Bible, creating and implementing culture and vision to the church, and equipping and empowering others to lead and fulfill their Masterpiece Mission. He enjoys working out and spending time with family in his free time.

Seth Monk Jr.

Associate/Youth Pastor

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Pastor Seth has a passion for Youth, Jesus & ministry. After graduating from Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Seth became an intern in 2020 and became Youth Pastor in September of 2020. Seth became Associate Pastor in June of 2022. Seth and his wife wife, Bella, love to have fun and desire to see this generation on fire for Jesus. Seth also loves sports and enjoys fishing in his spare time. 

Randy Gernovich

Worship Leader

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Randy Gernovich is an accomplished passionate musician who not only leads our Worship Team, but is also the Choir Director for Perkins schools. Under his leadership, our team consistently leads us in worship as we lift up the King of Kings together. Worship at NLC is not a production on Sunday mornings.... It's a lifestyle. 

Danielle Butler

Guest Services


Danielle L. Butler has one of the most illuminous smiles that will truly greet you as you enter New Life Church.  You will always find Danielle letting God's light shine through her service by extending morning salutations, giving hugs and handshakes, hanging up coats, offering introductions, and so many more ways. There are no worries about the Welcome Center not attaining its goal of making everyone who comes into New Life Church feel Welcomed.

Lydia Ours

Children's Director

Lydia has a degree in elementary education and has a love for learning and teaching. She has taken over task of revamping our Children's area until we hire a new Director next year. Lydia has a desire to see the kids experience a personal relationship with Jesus and love others around them. 

Amber Willis

Administrative Assistant


Amber joined the team in 2023. Amber and her husband, Lee, have a passion for helping others cultivate strong marriages and families. They also have 4 wonderful children, so Amber has many years of experience in the area of multitasking. Amber grew up as a Pastor's kid and has a huge heart for serving others. 

Amy Monk



Amy has been serving NLC as the Treasurer since 2019. Amy has a huge heart for serving and loving on others. One of the ways she shows this is by volunteering in the youth ministry. Amy also enjoys spending time with her family and watching the show Monk. 

John Adams

Pastor Emeritus


Pastor John faithfully served New Life Church for 25 years as Senior Pastor and retired in May of 2022. In recognition of his faithful service, he was given the title of Pastor Emeritus upon his retirement. 

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