say hello to the leadership team
at greater life.

Ministry Team

Nathan Kirk

Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor since 2017, Nathan Kirk and his wife, Stephanie, along with their 5 kids (Olivia, Norah, Katherine, Violet, and Benjamin) enjoy the outdoors and being a light and witness to others of the wonderful, transformational power of Jesus Christ.

Roger McGowan

Brooklyn center Pastor

Pastor at the Brooklyn Center campus, Roger McGowan and his wife, Deb, have three children. Their deepest desire is for the authentic and genuine moving of the Holy Ghost in people’s lives.

Tim Marchand


A Pastor since 2019, Tim Marchand and his wife, Rebecca, along with their two teens (Brady and Brianna) enjoy all things music-related and seeing God move in people’s lives.

Department & Ministry Leaders

Jodie Bredeck

Hospitality Department

Hospitality Department Leader since 2020, Jodie’s passion is to see those who do not know God, or those who merely know “of” Him, experience the love of Jesus and develop a personal relationship with their Savior.

Jake Collins

Department head coordinator

Jake has been Department Head Coordinator at Greater Life since 2021. During his tenure, he has focused on cultivating a unified, team-centric culture within the departmental ministries. He is ardent about communication, leadership, and most importantly, serving in the Kingdom of God.

Molly Langer

music Department

Music Department Leader since 2020, Molly is passionate about music and recognizing the power of worship, she strives to cast vision and lead the department further towards growth and excellence. 

Tim & Tiffany Langer


Youth Pastor since 2017, Tim and his wife, Tiffany, work as a team and have taken on the call to challenge young people into walking in their calling with God. Their desires are to see young people on fire and reaching those around them.

Jesse & Ashley McCormick


Hyphen Directors since 2022, Jesse and Ashley enjoy being outdoors, board games, and their two dogs. They feel called to serve the young adults of Greater Life, build friendships, and grow and foster their relationships with God.

Tiffany McGowan

media department

Media Department Head since 2013, Tiffany has helped found and grow the Media team at Greater Life, focusing on team-building, hands-on training, and staying current with platforms and equipment.

Hunter VanHese

men’s ministry

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Jennifer Wellenstein

ladies’ Ministry

Ladies’ Ministry Leaders since 2015, Jennifer enjoys working to cultivate an atmosphere that is positive, enjoyable, and encourages a deeper relationship with Christ.