Dr. Tom LaHue – Sr. Minister

email: Dr. Tom LaHue

Tom and his wife Traci grew up in Tampa, FL and are both graduates of Johnson University, FL. They have 5 awesome children.  Tom also serves as an adjunct professor at Johnson, University, FL. He has master’s degrees from Lancaster Bible College, Louisville Bible College and Liberty University.  His doctorate is from Grace Theological Seminary.  Tom is passionate about discipleship, small groups and missions. He has led mission trips to Mexico, Guatemala, The Apache Indian Reservation (Arizona) and British Columbia, CANADA. He is an energetic speaker who consistently challenges people to consider what it means to follow Christ.  Tom is a Certified Marriage Coach with the American Association of Christian Counselors.  Traci is the founder and director of Brain Connections and helps people overcome learning challenges and reach their full potential.



Jimmy Sledge – Associate Minister

email: Jimmy Sledge

Jimmy and his wife Courtney grew up in different parts of the country. She’s a Western girl transplanted to the New Smyrna Beach area in 1994. He is from the Atlanta area and migrated south to Port Orange in 1999. They have one handsome little boy who they adore. Courtney serves the community as an RN and serves in Children’s and Life Group ministries alongside her husband. Jimmy has been in vocational ministry for over 22 years and also worked in the banking industry for nearly a decade. He has an Associates degree in Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Ministry from Atlanta Christian College (presently Point University). Jimmy has a passion for Life Group ministry, discipleship and one-on-one ministries in addition to leading Worship. He has written multiple Christian songs and continually works with various musicians for the purpose of bringing others to Christ through music. He also has a background in Children’s and Youth ministry and feels passionate about reaching young people for Christ.



Jeff Lasch – Next Gen Minister

email: Jeff Lasch

Jeff is a native of the Jacksonville area.  He is a graduate of Johnson University, FL and is currently a graduate student at Grand Canyon University.  Jeff has a big heart for people and loves his dogs. Jeff is passionate about urban ministry and seeing people’s lives transformed.  He consistently teaches about community and showing love to others.