Rick & Michelle Bezet
Brody & Casey Walker
Brody and Casey Walker lead the Four Twelve ministry at the Searcy campus of New Life. Over the past 27 years, the two have served in youth ministry and discovered their heart for loving students and their families. The couple loves nothing more than to walk alongside students and guide them into a relationship with Jesus that impacts others wherever they are. Brody and Casey have been married for 22 years and have two beautiful daughters.
Kim Cleveland serves as New Life Church Searcy’s Little Life pastor. Together with her husband, Matt, she works to build the next generation and wants to see even the youngest church members establish a relationship with God. Kim has been a part of New Life Church Searcy since its launch in 2014 and never gets tired of seeing children commit their heart to Jesus.
Kim Boyd serves as the Kid Life pastor of New Life Church in Searcy. Though she has volunteered in many different areas of ministry over the years, her heart has always been set on sharing the love of Christ with children. Kim and her husband have two kids of their own, who also love being a part of the NLC family. With the help of an amazing community of volunteers backing her up, Kim is able to pursue her passion to care for the kids of her hometown every day.
David & Erin Bunting
David and Erin have served as New Life Church Searcy’s Worship pastors since 2014. They have three children—Hannah, Aiden, and Conner—and love living alongside their church family. They are in love with the city of Searcy and desire its people and churches experience Christ in a completely new and fresh way.
Craig & Lauren Woodson
Craig and Lauren Woodson have served as New Life Church Searcy’s student pastors since the campus’ launch in 2014. As natives of the town, they have a big heart for its students and want to see their schools grow closer to the culture of God. The couple love flexing their creative muscles to reach the next generation in new and exciting ways. Craig and Lauren have been married since 2011 and have a loyal dog named Marcee.
Donna Woodson is the campus administrator for New Life Church Searcy. Donna’s family plays a special role in the campus’ development: she, her husband, Chuck, and their children all work closely within the church. Donna realizes the value of a heart devoted to Jesus, and uses hers to serve both the community and the state through the vision of New Life.
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.
Kevin & Robbye Atkinson
Kevin and Robbye both grew up in Searcy and plan to live out the rest of their lives here. They have been pastoring in this area for around ten years, but after attending their first ARC conference, they knew the New Life model of relationships and church growth was what they needed. Kevin and Robbye love their city and the people in it, and especially their incredible daughter, Ryleigh.