Pastor Buddy & Abby Meloy

Lead Pastors


Pastor Buddy and Abby have in been ministry for over 30 years.

Pastor Craig & Stephanie Strickland

Student Life Pastors


Craig and Stephanie rejoined the New Life staff as Youth Pastors in March 2018 - 19 years removed from previously being on staff in the same position.  They have been married over 22 years and have two great kids, Brandon and Chloe.

Craig is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, 1995 graduate of RHEMA Bible College, and former police officer of over 17 years.  Stephanie is a full-time teacher at Covenant Community School and is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree at Liberty University.

They return to youth ministry with a HUGE PASSION for this local church and for reaching teenagers for Christ by leading Oneighty Youth and its middle-school ministry, Oneighty Switch.

Pastor Matt & Angela Glover

Family Life Pastors


Matt and Angela Glover have been happily married for 20+ years and have three totally unique kids of their own. The Glovers have been blessed to see many children come to know Jesus in a real and personal way. Seeing families transformed and strengthened by the power of God's love is their passion and prayer.

Pastor Kenneth & Zinea Reese

Worship Pastors


We are passionate about seeing the Church set free to worship God in every area. NL Worship Arts leads worship at the weekly services and oversees the worship team and choir.