Pastor justin & jaime stewart
Associate Pastor/Music Pastor/Director of Student Ministries
Mission Florida/C.E. Director
Justin Stewart is an Ordained Minister with the Church of God, and serves as College and Career Pastor at Abundant Life. He serves on the State of Florida Youth and Discipleship Board. Being raised in a pastor's home has given Justin the ability to incorporate the Pentecostal heritage of the church along with a missional vision to reach today’s culture. His experience in leading worship, youth and young adult ministry, graphics and media, evangelism, and missions along with his love for people has allowed him the opportunity to bridge the gap between the church of yesterday and the church of today.
Jaime Stewart serves at the Director of Christian Education at Abundant Life and the Director of Mission Florida (MissionFlorida.com). Her passion is for discipleship in the church and its application beyond classrooms and into our lifestyles and society. Her desire is in raising up leaders to effectively influence every sphere of culture according to their own unique calling and giftings. Justin and Jaime are proud parents of two children, Makenzie and Micah.
Pastor NatHan & Raechel Todd
Director of Youth Ministries
Nathan Todd is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God. He has been youth pastoring for 5 years in both Florida and Tennessee. At the tender age of nine years old God called Nathan to preach. From there he began preaching services and revivals in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, and the Bahamas throughout his early years. Nathan has been preaching for 13 years. A 2011 graduate of Lee University with a Bachelors of Science in Pastoral Ministries, Nathan’s heart is to help bring forth deep spiritual growth in the lives of the youth of America.
Matt & Melissa Dyer
DIRECTORS OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES
Matt and Melissa Dyer have been a part of Abundant Life for many years and have served in the youth, children's, and nursery departments. Their passion is to impact the lives of children for Christ and equip them to serve and share Him with the world. Matt is pursuing his Exhorters Minister's License through the Church of God in Florida. He has a rich Pentecostal heritage, and is dedicated to creating an experience that is fun and exciting by offering an environment where children have an opportunity to begin a lifelong relationship with Jesus and learn what it means to live out their faith every day. Melissa is also in the process of receiving her Exhorters Ministers License along with her Bachelors in Business Administration in Management. She has over 12 years experience, working with ages birth to preschool, as well as four years as the Director of the nursery department. She has a tender and compassion heart for children. Her goal in ministry is to be a help to her husband and a servant to others. Matt and Melissa have three children: Joshua, Jacob and Elizabeth.
Don & evelyn rudolph
Don and Evelyn Rudolph have been a part of Abundant Life/Lake Wire Church of God for twelve years. They have served as faithful teachers, members of various boards and committees, sang in the choir, led prayer groups, helped in construction of the new facility, and have assisted with hospital visitation for several years.
Don attended Zion Bible Institute in East Providence, R. I. and pastored for 10 years in New York. The Rudolphs were instrumental in the growth of their first church from a small Sunday School class to a thriving church of 100 members, with seven of them entering the ministry. Don and Evelyn have been married for 55 years. They have three daughters and four grandchildren.