Leadership & Staff

 Welcome Pastor David Beakley! 

Pastor Dave was installed as our Senior Pastor on August 27, 2023.

His training includes a B.A from Houston Baptist University, a M.S. from Arizona State University, an M.B.A. from Notre Dame University and a Master of Divinity from The Master’s Seminary.

Dave earned his PhD in Old Testament Studies from Northwest University, South Africa in 2014. He was the Academic Dean and Lecturer at Christ Seminary in South Africa from 2006-2022.

Dave served from 2013- 2022 as the Master’s Academy International Africa Regional Director, as the Grace Missions International Africa Regional Shepherd from 2017-2022, and as the Senior Teaching Pastor of Christ Baptist Church in Polokwane, South Africa from 2014-2022.

Dave and his wife, Carol returned to the U.S. at the end of 2022 and we are very blessed to now have them here at
Living Hope Community Church!


Gary Finley


Nick Verardo

Elder in Development

Don Pierson


Tim Glaue


Drew Heisel

Elder in Development

Deacons & Deaconesses

Mike McClintock


Brad Pennington


Lori Pennington



Dave Beakely

Senior Pastor

Todd Hudson

Youth Ministry Director

Don Pierson

Pastoral Administrator

Amanda Rassi

Social Media Director

Becky McClintock

Office Manager

Tammy Miller

Children's Ministry Director