Meet The Staff


Pastor Jerry, and his wife Paula, have been the Lead Pastors at LHA since 1993. Jerry attended Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and is a graduate of JSBC Bible College of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He served as presbyter of the Indiana District for nine years. Jerry and Paula have been married since 1990 and have one son, Tyler. Jerry is passionate about preaching and teaching the Word of God with relevancy. He has a shepherd’s heart to lead with compassion and understanding. He loves people and desires to see them grow in their walk with Christ. When he’s not involved in church activities he loves to ride his Harley with his wife Paula and fly RC planes.

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Paula is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and enjoys leading worship not only at her home church, but at minister’s conferences and women’s events around her home state of Indiana! She has been on staff at LHA as the Worship and Creative Arts Director and has served alongside her husband since 1993 as Lead Pastors. Paula is also currently serving as the Indiana District Music Director and has a great passion for the Presence of Jesus to be of highest priority in all churches. Paula is a talented songwriter and has produced several albums. She’s been married to her best friend for 26 years and is the proud mom of one awesome son and daughter-in-law! When she’s not leading worship she loves to paint, write and tend roses.

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Jeremy is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and has served in youth ministry since 1997. He’s been on staff a LHA since 2007. Jeremy has a passion for teenagers and seeing them grow in their walk with Christ to become strong in their faith as adults. He not only desires to serve as Youth Pastor but also in any capacity that best serves the church. Jeremy has a heart and gifting for leadership training and also serves on the Indiana Youth Ministries Cabinet helping to organize youth camps and conventions. Jeremy has three beautiful children. In his spare time, he loves to fish, hunt and camp with his family.

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Jen is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and serves as children’s pastor at LHA. She has been in full time ministry for 18 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University in journalism graphics and journalism magazine (writing and design). She minored in philosophy and graphic arts management/printing technology. Jen has traveled to five continents helping to spread the gospel and has spoken in many nations, including South Africa, Madagascar, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Cambodia and Ukraine. She has written children’s curriculum and has sent it to Cambodia, Japan and China in recent years. Jen works full time at the Indiana District Assemblies of God in the Kid’s Ministries department and as the district graphic designer. Jen has been blessed to speak locally, nationally and internationally. She loves to travel, spend time with her family and paint.
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