LEAD PASTORS
Greg and Bonnie Temke

Pastor Greg was raised German Catholic, and is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. Pastor Greg met Jesus during his senior year of High School. Bonnie grew up in church all her life in the small town of Brinkley, Arkansas. Pastor Greg and Bonnie have been married for 35 years. They have two incredible children Landon (32) and Lindsie (30), and one grandson, Aiden.

Greg’s ministry style is relational. 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 and encouraging our ladies at River of Life.
Greg:
Hobbies: Landscaping, deer hunting and jogging.
Favorite Food: Mexican or German
Favorite Sports Team: Cincinnati Reds
Dream Vacation: A trip around the world
 
Bonnie:
Hobbies: Quilting and amateur photographer
Favorite pastime is: being a full-time Nonnie for grandson Aiden (2)
Favorite foods: Strawberries, chocolate and brownies
Favorite Sports Team: Arkansas Razorbacks fan!!!
Dream Vacation: Hawaii
WORSHIP PASTORS
Ben and Tabi Kirk
Pastor Ben Kirk a native of Troy, TN has served in worship ministry for over 25 years.  He married the love of his life, Tabi, in 1996 and both have faithfully served. He teaches everyone to live a Lifestyle of Worship. His belief is Upward in Worship , Inward in Commitment , and Outward in Evangelism. His heart says that a music ministry should be united where everyone stands together to uplift the name of Jesus. His wife Tabi, is involved in the worship ministry and also works as a Real Estate Appraiser for TN. She’s a graduate of UT Martin and currently working on her MBA through Lee University in Cleveland, TN. Currently Ben and Tabi, along with their three children reside in Drummonds, TN.
YOUTH PASTOR
Lindsey Combs
Coming Soon
 
SENIOR’S PASTORS
Bill and Jan Greathouse
Bill is the senior’s pastor at River of Life and a longtime member at River of life. He’s been on staff for 12 years. He and his wife, Jan, reside in Atoka, Tennessee He’s a native of West Virginia and came to the Tipton County area upon returning from Vietnam. He met his wife at church and moved to Atoka permanently. They’ve been married 51 years and are the parents of three children.
 
CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR
Courtney Stafford
Coming Soon
 
FINANCE DIRECTOR
Jennifer Poston
Coming Soon