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 has 3 Master’s degrees including an MDIV from Liberty University, MA from Lancaster Bible College, MSL from Louisville Bible College and his Doctorate is from Grace Theological Seminary. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Johnson, University, FL. Tom is passionate about discipleship, small groups and missions. He has led mission trips to Mexico, Guatemala, The Apache Indian Reservation (Arizona) and Canada. He is an energetic speaker who consistently challenges people to consider what it means to follow Christ. Tom is also certified Marriage Coach.
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 20 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 – Student Ministry Intern
email: Jeff Lasch
Jeff is a native of the Jacksonville area. He is a senior at Johnson University Florida. Jeff has a big heart for people and loves his dogs.
Cynthia Jarvis – Children’s Ministry Director
email: Cynthia Jarvis
Cynthia is originally from Louisiana, but has lived in the Daytona area since childhood and is a huge Gator fan. (Unless Louisiana is playing). She and Mike have 6 kids and one grandchild. Cynthia has worked at Chic-fil-a and in management at Taco Bell. Cynthia and Mike love to spend time with their family camping outdoors and enjoying nature. She is passionate about seeing kids grow spiritually and mature in Christ. Cynthia and her kids are usually the first ones to show up and the last ones to leave.