Rick & Michelle Bezet
Sunday at 8:30am, 10:00am, and 11:30am
300 Pakis St
Hot Springs, AR 71913
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Tony & Cindy Hill
Tony & Cindy have been a part of New Life Church Hot Springs since 2014. They came on staff as associate pastors in 2018 and they are passionate about seeing God’s people dive deeper in truth and closer in community.
Tony & Cindy married in 1984 and moved to Hot Springs in 2002. They love being with their family, having people into their home, and taking part in community outreach.
They have two children and three wonderful grandchildren.
Connor & Kelly Smithson
Since 2012, Connor and Kelly Smithson have been a part of New Life Church Hot Springs, where they lead as both student and worship pastors. The two encourage students to live their lives with purpose and have confidence in whom God has called them to be. They also have a passion for leading genuine worship and instructing others in worshipping the Lord. Connor and Kelly married in 2014 and had a son, Luke, in 2017.
BJ & Sonya Easterling
BJ and Sonya Easterling serve as Kid Life pastors at our Hot Springs campus. Both have a history in student ministry and a passion to answer God’s call with obedience. After meeting during an internship and marrying in 2006, the Easterlings came to Hot Springs and joined the New Life Church family.
With years of experience behind them, BJ and Sonya have been able to encourage and care for the children of Hot Springs as they grow. They also have two children of their own, Trey and Aylor.
Zane & Lindsey Henley
Zane and Lindsey met at Ouachita Baptist University and were married in 2011. They have two beautiful daughters, Vivian and Ruth. They began serving in children’s ministry in 2010 and quickly developed a heart for working with little ones. The Lord called them to NLC Hot Springs in 2016 and shortly after, He called them to pastor the parents and children of Little Life. They are thankful to be living out their calling and faithfully serving God’s house.
Whitney and her husband, Tyler have been a part of New Life Church Hot Springs since 2015. They married in 2016 and had their daughter Georgia in 2017.
Whitney came on staff as the Campus Administrator and assistant to Pastor Cory & Tanner Cangelosi in 2017 and she is passionate about seeing women come to find their purpose and fulfillment in Christ.
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. The vision of New Life reflects this passion as we grow throughout our state and country.
Rick and his lovely wife, Michelle, have been married since 1988 and live in Conway, Arkansas. They have four children and love life as grandparents.
Cory & Tanner Cangelosi
Cory and Tanner met in 2002 and now have six children. After serving as pastors for New Life’s children’s ministry at the Conway and Greater Little Rock campuses, they made the move to pastor New Life Church in Hot Springs.
Cory and Tanner enjoy being with their kids, entertaining guests at their home, and teaching family discipleship and God’s Word. They love their city, their church, and how God is using them to reach the state of Arkansas.