Lead Pastor

Greg Pollak

I was born and raised in the Catholic Church. I figured that God would let me into heaven if I was a good person which of course I was not. Honestly, spiritual things never really entered my mind, until Laura (my wife) attended a Bible study for women down the street from where we lived in Ankeny. From that Bible study a guy named Chuck who knew the couple down the street asked me and Laura to do a three…
Teaching Pastor

Chris Lenoir

I did not seek God, He pursued me. I did not choose God, He chose me. It is written in “there is no one who understands, there is no one who seeks God.” I was an enemy of God and antagonistic to those who claimed to follow Him. As it is written in , I truly was alienated from God and an enemy in my mind, doing evil deeds. Prior to my salvation I was a self- proclaimed atheist. I…
Elder, Youth Leaders

Tim & Jonna O’Tool

I was born and raised in a Christian family. I was also led to Christ at a very young age. In fact, that is really the first memory that I have. My mother was doing devotions with my siblings and I at the breakfast table. She was talking about Jesus coming to die for us, and how we needed to be saved from our sins. My mother asked if any of us still needed to place our faith in Christ.…

Darin Struble

I’m so thankful for the privilege of being born into a family where God had done some amazing things even before I was born! Jesus changed my Mom and Dad’s lives in their twenties. So, there really hasn’t been a time that I can’t recall being in church and knowing of God’s love for me. Still, at a young age, I was taught that even though God loves me, my sin separated me from Him. Romans 3:23 says, “For there…