Simon Forsythe

Lead Pastor

I grew up in Northern Ireland & Australia. I seem to love collecting hobbies. To date I am an expert in Saltwater Aquariums, Bee Keeping, Urban Farming, Screen Printing and Oil Painting. I loves all sports especially soccer. My main responsibility at LIFE preaching.

Melanie Forsythe


Melanie grew up in Australia. Her passions include

gardening ,music, warm weather. Mel leads the SELAH

women's conference and  leadership development at LIFE. 

Nick Bradley

executive pastor

Nick is originally from Anchorage, Alaska. He is a retired outdoors man. Nick now spends his time hanging out with his newborn son Whittaker and eating at cool places around town with this wife Rebecca. At church he does all the financials, loves leading trips to our Orphan homes in Asia and helps fulfill the vision of Simon and Mel. 

david carey


David is an Indiana boy that always seems to find his way back to the midwest!  He has been married to his lovely wife Amanda for 10 years and they have a little boy named Isaiah and a baby girl named Eden.  David loves fishing, making music, and long rides on my motorcycle.  He has a passion to see the church engage in the word of God and worship Him with sincerity.  David oversees the creatives and manages the service system at LIFE.


Children's Director

I am a Jesus follower who loves all God's children, ice cream, and long walks.  I have a wonderful husband, Wes, who supports me and lives out God's love in our marriage and family.  We have two children, Haley and Camden, who serve and love so many people around them and faithfully walk out God's love in their lives.

lorrie sturm


Lorrie is a native of Ohio and helped with the start of our church plant. She loves the mountains but not as much as her first granddaughter. At the church Lorrie helps with practical side of ministry, keeping everyone's feet on the ground. 

angie auman

lifegroup director

Angie lives in Granville with her husband AJ and her two sons Jake and Noah. 

She enjoys the beach, baseball games, meaningful conversations and having fun. She spends half of her day working as a Bible teacher at Grace Christian School and the other half of her day at the church supporting the LIFEgroup leaders and working with the Selah team. 

She is passionate about caring for leaders, discipleship and seeing God work in all ways!

josh & lindsey stevens

student directors

Ministry to Lindsey and Josh  is where their feet meet their hearts. They have so much love for students and see such God-given potential in them, so getting the chance to build relationships with them and invite them deeper into God's presence on the regular is truly a joy! Lindsey enjoys  writing and making music and art, and spending  time with my friends and family! Josh enjoys knitting and polishing rocks.