Troy is our Lead Pastor. He is passionate about communicating the love of Jesus to today’s culture and helping Lafayette First Church of the Nazarene bless our neighborhood. Troy graduated from Olivet Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary. He is married to Shari, the love of his life, and they have three beautiful daughters, Kyla, Ashlyn, and Tessa, and a son, Luke.
Student Ministries Pastor
Christian is our Student Ministries Pastor. He has a passion for engaging with students at LFCN where they are and sharing the love of Christ with them, also while having a lot of fun, Taco Bell, and Dr. Pepper along the way! Christian graduated from Southern Nazarene University with a Pastoral Ministries degree. He is married to his beautiful wife, Courtney, and together they are parents to their two adorable and crazy dogs, Zoe and Nova. You can contact Christian by email here.
Ben is our Worship Leader. He has a passion for music and the way it can be used to lead people to Christ. Ben is currently pursuing a degree in Marketing from Western Governor’s University. He is excited to see the ways God uses LFCN to bring growth to the community and further his kingdom here in Lafayette. You can reach Ben on email here.
Director of Children's Ministries
Sheila leads the team of individuals who engage and interact with our children each week. She loves teaching, music, caring for, and ministering to children. She believes there is no greater joy than doing every day what God put you here to do. She graduated from Ivy Tech with an Early Childhood Education degree in 2003, and serves on the staff of Kiddie Kollege as well. During her time at LFCN, Sheila has served in a variety of capacities and is passionate about seeing our ministry grow. She is married to Pete, and the mother of two children, Hahna and Drew. You can reach Sheila through email here.
Krista is our Office Administrator and Communications Assistant. She truly enjoys the process of creating effective communication through our website, social media, and outreach opportunities. Krista is a graduate of the marketing program at Indiana University Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis. She is married to Bryan, her best friend, and they are parents to their adorable dog, Dixie. You can reach her by email.