COLBY LEHMANN // LEAD PASTOR
JENNIFER LEHMANN // PASTORAL STAFF
Colby graduated from Baylor University and then spent 12 years as a church planter in Central Asia and North Africa. He is passionate about seeing people ignited with passion for Jesus and His purposes in the earth! He and Jennifer have four children age twelve and under and love North Carolina!
STEVE JELLICORSE // SENIOR ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Steve is a Tennessee native who loves Jesus and is passionate about discipleship and missions. Steve and his wife Brenda have four children and ten grandchildren. Steve is a gifted teacher of God's word and loves to mentor the next generation.
BEN WICKEL // ASSOCIATE PASTOR, ADS DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Ben became a follower of Jesus at the age of 16 and since then he has made it his life's main goal to know God more and to make Him known. He received his Bachelors degree in History from N.C. State University and a Masters degree in Christian Studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is happily married to his wife Julie and they have two beautiful children.
ELIZABETH JACKSON // WORSHIP PASTOR, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Elizabeth and her husband, Brad, both grew up in Raleigh and love living in the area! She started leading worship as a teenager and is passionate about leading others into the presence of God. In addition to being an amazing worship leader, she is also a homeschooling mom to her three sons.
NIKKI HAYES // CHILDREN'S PASTOR
Nikki is from the Boone, NC area and moved to Raleigh two years ago after she married her husband Chris. She has worked with Kids’ ministries throughout her adolescence and early adulthood and is passionate about serving the families and children of her community. She is dedicated to seeing children encounter the love of God and partnering with parents to see the next generation discipled and discipling others.
SETH WILLIAMS // YOUTH PASTOR, PASTOR OF LIFEGROUPS AND EQUIPPING, COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Seth was raised in the mountains of NC and first came to the Raleigh area in 2002 after spending several formative years with a missions training school in the Mediterranean region. Seth returned to the Raleigh area in 2017 with great excitement for what the Lord was doing in this region and with a growing expectancy for the transformation the Presence of God is bringing about in the coming season. Seth is passionate about the Father heart of God and loves to serve his community through encouragement and discipleship. He and his wife, Alicia, have been happily married since 2004 and have four children.
CHRISTOPHER JOLLY // COLLEGE PASTOR
Chris graduated from Texas A&M University in May 2015. He started following Jesus the fall of his freshman year of college and fell in love with Jesus, His Word, and the church. He is passionate about college students following Jesus wholeheartedly.
SHANNON DEXTER // ASSISTANT COLLEGE PASTOR & PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Shannon grew up in the mountains of North Carolina and when she came to NC State she was passionate about finding a community to follow Jesus with. She graduated from NC State with a degree in Horticulture in 2017. She continues to have a passion for horticulture and seeing college students follow Jesus. She is an excellent administrator, leader and friend and she is excited about what God is doing here in Raleigh!