Pastor Jeff Austin - Lead Pastor
Jeff serves as lead pastor at Real Life Church. He considers it an awesome privilage to lead this team of creative people who, like him, desire to see everyone come into a life changing relationship with Jesus. He leads the overall direction of the church and our teaching team.
Ric Guisinger - Associate Pastor
Ric serves as one of the pastors at Real Life and enjoys being a part of a team that helps remove barriers between people and Jesus, who changes us all from the inside out! He serves in most of the various ministries in one way or another, whether through musical, graphic design, web or theological support. He leads the Life Group leaders that meet throughout the week and helps the teaching team develop the direction for Sundays. He also teaches on occasion.
Ben Sims - Worship Leader
Ben serves as one of the worship leaders at Real Life and his favorite part of his ministry is seeing people engage in a meaningful and developing act of praise each week. He leads the team of worship leaders, giving overall direction and vision along with Pastor Jeff.
Christie Sims - Assistant Worship Leader
Christie serves as one of the worship leaders at Real Life. She loves working with people, getting to know them, their stories, their struggles and how God is working in their lives. She leads worship at Real Life and helps do a lot of behind the scenes work to help facilitate our worship experience together.
Pastor Shelley Austin - Children's Pastor
Shelley serves as one of the children's pastors at Real Life. Her favorite part is interacting with the kids each week, watching them learn and grow in their faith journey. She leads the Kidz Life team setting overall direction and vision for the Kidz Life ministry. (Birth - 5th Grade)
Pastor Kelly Atwood - Children's Pastor
Kelly serves as one of the children's pastors at Real Life. She loves the opportunity each week to use creativity to show children the greatness of God! She helps lead the Kidz Life team and works hand-in-hand with Shelley on the overall direction and vision for the ministry.
Laura Duerr - Social Media Coordinator
Laura serves as Social Media Coordinator at Real Life. She is excited to help connect newer people to the Real Life community as well as build deeper connections with everyone in our community through various social media tools. She administrates our Facebook, Twitter, and blog. She would love to include your story in ours, so feel free to send her an email and share it with us!