Leadership Team

Pastor Michael & Amanda Montgomery

Lead Pastor


Pastor Michael and Amanda love people and have a heart to reach the lost, unchurched and dechurched. Called as church planters with 20 years of experience in ministry, they are the founding pastors of Pursue Life Church. Their mission is to love people unconditionally and lead them to life in Christ where they can connect in life-giving relationships with Jesus and one another.

Tristan and Holly Montgomery

Executive Pastor


Tristan leads the ministry team in the establishment and ongoing direction of ministries, as well as, supports the lead Pastor in the fulfillment of the church's mission. Holly leads on the Kid's Life Ministry Team.

Chris Wirth

Associate Pastor


Chris leads our Outreach Team and Prayer Team. He is also the Director of the Pursue Life School of Ministry.

Ashley and Amanda Pippin

Worship Leader


Ashley leads our Worship Team. One of his key roles is to lead people into God's presence. Ashley understands the importance and is gifted at merging the art of worship with the heart of worship. His wife, Amanda, serves on the Audio/Visual Team and the Campus Support Team.

Leighton and Tori Stacey

Associate Pastor


Leighton leads Men's Ministry and the Usher Team. Tori is the Director of Kid's Life Ministry. They have two children: Max and Miles.

Taylor Scanlon

Church Administrator


Taylor is responsible for helping to establish and maintain a successful workflow in multiple areas of ministry at Pursue Life.

Board of Trustees

This is our board of trustees who help with oversight of the church and and serve as a pastoral advisory board.

Jeffrey Joyner  –  Chris Ard  –  Shannon Cooper

Board of Elders

This is our board of elders who help advise the direction of the church, facilitate vision and our culture.

Lamar Martin  –  Don Wilson  –  Andrew Waters