Leadership Team

Pastor Michael & Amanda Montgomery

Lead Pastor


Pastor Michael and Amanda love people and have a heart to reach the lost, unchurched and de-churched. 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.Their heart is to connect people in life-giving relationships with Jesus and fellow followers. They accomplish this through relevance, evangelism, community, discipleship, and serving in every way with excellence.

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

Discipleship Pastor


Chris is responsible for guiding and equipping members to develop and live in relationships of full discipleship. This includes implementing and executing of sound biblical discipleship ministry for adults in coordination with the Connection Pastor. Chris also is the Director of Pursue Life School of Ministry, and serves as a leader on the Next Steps Team.

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

Connection Pastor


Leighton is responsible for ensuring that people are connecting with one another, building healthy community, and growing small group ministry. This includes developing and implementing a plan, recruiting leaders, and training group leaders. Leighton works in coordination with the Discipleship Pastor and serves as a leader on our Next Steps Team. Tori is the Director of Kid's Life Ministry. They have two children: Max and Miles.

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