Our Staff
 
LEAD PASTORS
Greg and Bonnie Temke

Pastor Greg, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, was raised German Catholic,  and met Jesus during his senior year of high school. His wife, Bonnie, grew up in church in the small town of Brinkley, Arkansas. Pastor Greg’s ministry style is relational and his preaching style is a teaching-preaching style where altar calls are given to allow the Holy Spirit the opportunity to move in people’s lives. Bonnie is a compassionate friend that enjoys praying for and encouraging the ladies at River of Life. The Temkes have two incredible children Landon and Lindsie, and four grandsons, Aiden, Conway, Roam & Silas.

 
EXECUTIVE PASTORS
WORSHIP & MEDIA
Ben and Tabi Kirk
Pastor Ben Kirk a native of Troy, TN has served with his wife in ministry for over 27 years. They teach everyone to live a Lifestyle of Worship and believe, Upward in Worship,  Inward in Commitment and Outward in Evangelism. Tabi, a graduate of Lee University with her Masters of Business Administration, is involved in church ministry but also works as a Real Estate Appraiser in TN. The Kirk’s , along with their three children love serving and reside in Drummonds, TN.
 
 
 
ASSOCIATE PASTORS
RIVER KIDS & KINGDOM STUDENTS
Gunnar and Sydney Franks
Pastor Gunnar and Sydney serve our River Kids and Kingdom Students. Pastor Gunnar, a native of Hendersonville, TN, was an atheist before an encounter with God when he was 17. He met and started dating the love of his life, Sydney in the 7th grade. Gunnar received his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from SUM Bible College. His wife Sydney holds a Masters degree in Exceptional Student Education. Gunnar and Sydney believe strongly that God has something special in store for the next Generation. They want to see Revival as a lifestyle everywhere they go.
 
 
ASSOCIATE PASTORS
MISSIONS & OUTREACH
Amilcar & Griselda De La Rosa
Originally from Belize, a Central American, Griselda and Pastor Amilcar met in 1991 at at the Bible college in Belize. They got married a year later in 1992. In 1993 they began to pastor a church with the leading of the Holy Spirit. That church grew to a ministry of many churches throughout the country of Belize and beyond. They have 3 kids who all currently serve in church ministry in the USA. With Gods help they have been pastoring and leading many teams in Belize and outside of Belize to the nations!
Currently Amilcar serves as Mission and Outreach Pastor. His mission is to serve and build God’s kingdom on the earth and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 
 
Favorite scripture is:
Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
 
 
 
CONNECTIONS PASTOR
West Jenkins
Bio Coming Soon
 
 
 
EXECUTIVE ADMIN
Deborah Kirchoff
 
 
 
FINANCE DIRECTOR
Jennifer Poston