OUR TEAM

Brandon & Pamela Thompson

Pastor
 
Pastor Brandon is originally from Paris, TX and grew up in a Christian home. At age 20, he accepted the call of God on his life and moved to Broken Arrow, OK to attend Rhema Bible Training Center. During his time there he was hired as the staff drummer for Kenneth Hagin’s ministry team, the Rhema Singers & Band. He worked and traveled with them for 13 years. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Pastor Brandon enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Pamela and their two kids as well as fishing and hunting.
 
 
Pastor Pamela was born in Johannesburg South Africa and spent the first 10 years of her life in an orphanage there. She was adopted at 10 and moved to Tennessee with her parents at age 14. After years of anger and rebellion, she was taken to a Christian boarding school. It was there that she surrendered her life to Jesus. She later joined the staff at the Christian school, serving as the directors personal assistant, teaching in the school and traveling across the United States. At 19 she attended Rhema Bible Training Center and graduated in 2006, and again in 2007 from the School of Worship. Pamela sang and traveled with Kenneth Hagin Ministries during her time there. She enjoys time with her family, anything outdoors, water sports, entertaining and DIY projects.
 
Pastor Brandon and Pamela started pastoring in 2013 and in the spring of 2017 they became the lead pastors of Life Family Church. Their heart is to reach the lost by showing God’s love to the world. They also desire to teach and inspire believers everywhere that faith in God’s Word and being led by His Spirit are the keys to walking in all that God has for them.
 

Jimmy & Lucy Yost

Youth Pastor
 
Lucy and Jimmy have a heart for all of Gods people and are passionate about discipleship. Lucy graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in business administration, specializing in finance. Jimmy has always been involved in sports and particularly excelled in golf. He later attended San Diego Golf Academy and pursued a professional golf career. In 2012 they moved back to Illinois from Florida to be closer to family, it was then that they stepped into helps ministry. They desire to see today’s youth breaking the molds of their generation and changing their worlds with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Jimmy is still an avid golfer and enjoys disc golf, playing music and time with his family. Lucy also loves golf (just kidding). Lucy enjoys cooking, reading and aspires to travel the world.
 

Terri Canada

Children’s Pastor
 
I asked Jesus into my heart when I was ten, and have been in ministry for over 20 years now. It is my passion to draw children into a real relationship with him, leading by example. For fun I enjoy crafts, shopping and spending time with friends.
 

Pat Soer

Nursery 
 
I have worked in ministry as long as I can remember. Food prep for summer camps, vacation bible schools, and director of church nursery to name a few. I believe in the God given potential of every child, and through prayer and love, we help them reach that. I enjoy praise and worship, playing guitar, sewing, cooking and playing dominos with the girls.