Rick & Michelle Bezet
Chris & Katharina Ochterbeck
Chris and Katharina Ochterbeck have been a part of the New Life family for around 15 years. They were married at 19 and found a home at our Greater Little Rock campus a few years later. They began pastoring student ministries and are now the Greater Little Rock campus pastors. Chris and Kat have two amazing kids, Maya Grace and Eliam Cole. They’re incredibly passionate about belonging to a church that truly takes care of people, serves and creates community, and influences the culture of their cities.
Tommy & Amber Hunt
Tommy and Amber Hunt have been a part of the New Life Church family since its very first service in 2001. Over the next 16 years, the two filled a variety of roles, including student pastors in Conway and Greater Little Rock. Currently, Tommy and Amber are New Life Church Greater Little Rock’s serve pastors, a position they took in 2017. They have three beautiful children and are passionate about creating an environment where everyone can feel at home and discover God’s purpose for their life.
Kevin & Hope Little
When they’re not chasing their five kids around the house, Kevin and Hope serve with New Life Church’s children's ministries across the state of Arkansas. Hope also oversees ONE, the church’s orphan care ministry. The two are thankful to call the Greater Little Rock campus their home and love everything they get to do for the Kingdom here.
Seth & Kendra Tomboli
Seth and Kendra pastor NLC Greater Little Rock’s Real Life student ministry, as well as assist all of New Life Church’s student ministries as the Student Ministry Executive Pastors. Seth’s heart is to see student ministries carry the values and vision passed down from Pastor Rick and Michelle Bezet. Kendra is also Greater Little Rock’s campus administrator, and they both love spending their evenings staying up late eating Taco Bell with students and leaders as they invest in this generation.
Bronson & Callie Duke
Bronson and Callie Duke serve as pastors for the Greater Little Rock Young Adults ministry at New Life. They also serve as leaders at our Downtown Little Rock campus. The two met in 2009 while serving together on the worship team, and married three years later. They have a huge heart for Little Rock, and love the part they get to play in God’s vision as He continues to revive and renew the city.
Rick & Michelle Bezet
Rick Bezet is the founder and lead pastor of New Life Church of Arkansas. Pastor Rick’s heart and motivation is always to see the next person encounter Jesus. It is this passion that the vision of New Life reflects as we grow throughout our state and country.
Rick and his lovely wife, Michelle, have been married for over 20 years and have four children and a new grandson, Jack. They live in Conway, Arkansas.
Harry & Sherlyn Bates
Harry Bates serves as the Lead Executive Campus Development pastor. Harry and Sherlyn have been part of the NLC family since its beginning, and have a huge heart for the state of Arkansas and a passion for serving people. Harry and Sherlyn have been married for more than 20 years and have two wonderful children, Katelyn and Justin.
To contact, please email Callie Duke at firstname.lastname@example.org.