MEET THE PASTORS

Ben and Holly Davis serve as the lead pastors at Abundant Life Church.


Tell us how long you have been married and how you met:

We met at Abundant Life Church in 1988, and we have now been married for 33 years.


How long have you been at Abundant Life Church?

Pastor Ben has been at ALC for 34 years, and Pastor Holly has been at ALC for 35 years!


What is your favorite part about doing ministry at ALC?

Our Favorite part of doing ministry is praying for people as a team, as well as fellowshipping with friends and family at church. 


What are your top three favorite things to do in your free time?

  1. We love taking family vacations and having family dinners on Sundays. 
  2. We love spending time with our grandkids. 
  3. We love to go on long walks together. 


What is one fun fact about you guys that you think everyone should know?

We climbed Mt. St. Helen’s together and played frisbee at the top!



Pastors Ben and Holly got married in 1989. We have three kids— Clayton, Natalie, & Chandler. Clayton gave us our grandson, Peyton. Pastor Jared Pollard and Natalie got married in 2014 and gave us our grandaughter, Everly.


Dr. Jon Clark currently serves as a medical doctor at his own clinic called Olive Grove Medical, along with his wife Pastor Christa. They also serve as Associate/Evangelism Pastors at Abundant Life Church.


Tell us how long you have been married and how you met:

We have been married for 38+ years. We met in first grade, and after a brief recess romance, we drifted apart until 12th grade when the flame rekindled.


How long have you been at Abundant Life Church?

We have been with ALC since it started in 1983, which makes it 39 years now.


What is your favorite part about doing ministry at ALC?

We love the variety of ways we can serve people of all ages.


What are your top three favorite things to do in your free time?

  1. Spending time with family
  2. Nature Hikes
  3. Traveling


What is one fun fact about you guys that you think everyone should know?

We hiked Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park and lived to tell about it!


Pastors Jon & Christa got married in 1984. We have 3 kids - Rebekah, Timothy, and Emma. Rebekah married Micah Meadows in 2015 and gave us our granddaughters Emma and Rory. Tim married Sara Cook in 2016 and gave us our grandson Walker .




Pastor Jared serves as the Worship/Associate Pastor with his wife Natalie at Abundant Life Church.



Tell us how long you have been married and how you met:

We have been married for 8 years. We met in college at SBU and became close friends after I retrieved her keys from the dumpster behind her dorm.


How long have you been at Abundant Life Church?

I have been a part of ALC since 2013, and my wife has been a part of ALC since 1994.


What is your favorite part about doing ministry at ALC?

I love the focus we have on the presence, the miraculous, and the fear of God. This gives us an amazing ministry model that leads to salvation, changed lives, and a focus on the Kingdom above all else.


What are your top three favorite things to do in your free time?

  1. Family walks with my wife and daughter
  2. Playing guitar and other various instruments
  3. Reading novels


What is one fun fact about you guys that you think everyone should know?

We love DIY projects (sometimes Natalie more than me) and enjoy refurbishing furniture and home decor. 



Pastor Jared and Natalie got married in 2014. We had our baby girl, Everly. We also have 2 dogs (Penny and Nala) and a fish.



Pastor Eva serves as the Children's Pastor with her husband Brandon at Abundant Life Church.


Tell us how long you have been married and how you met:

We have been married for 23 years. Our parents went to ALC, and we grew up together in this church.


How long have you been at Abundant Life Church?

We have been a part of ALC for 40 years.


What is your favorite part about doing ministry at ALC?

We love our church family! Every person brings a unique set of gifts along with them. It is fun getting to know people and what they have to offer the kingdom of God. It is icing on the cake just getting to do it alongside people who love Jesus and one another! That's our favorite part!


What are your top three favorite things to do in your free time?

  1. We enjoy watching anything our three kids are doing. They love multiple sports, choir, and theatre, just to name a few!
  2. Over the years, we have done quite a few projects. I say we, but my husband is the one doing a lot of it, I just help where and if I can!
  3. We enjoy finding new recipes. I usually find it and show it to him and he usually says, "Sure, let's try it."


What is one fun fact about you guys that you think everyone should know?

We like watching a lot of different sports. We enjoy the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, and Missouri State. Our oldest with be attending the University of Tennessee Martin next year on a basketball scholarship, so we are going to be rooting her on along the way!


Pastor Eva and Brandon got married in 1999. We have 3 children; Norah, Claire, & Bennett.

Pastor Trey serves as the Youth Pastor with his wife Jayme at Abundant Life Church.


Tell us how long you have been married and how you met:

We got married in April 2020. We met in the summer of 2017, through a mutual connection, and worked at a local camp together.


How long have you been at Abundant Life Church?

Jayme actually drove by the church on a random day and soon checked it out when I was out of town in late 2019/ early 2020. We immediately started to go together and we both fell in love with the church and have been attending ever since! 


What is your favorite part about doing ministry at ALC?

COMMUNITY! This is what I live for! Being a part of a community of people is so valuable and extremely treasured in my heart. This is a part of our church's DNA and I'm so thankful for this church family.  


What are your top three favorite things to do in your free time?

  1. We love to be a part of our community. Whether it's through family or friends, we love doing life with people.
  2. We thoroughly love being with our daughter every second we can
  3. I love to play sports and go hunting/fishing when the opportunity brings itself 


What is one fun fact about you guys that you think everyone should know?

Miniature golf is our go-to competition with each other. Don't let Jayme fool you....she normally beats me...


Trey and Jayme got married in 2020, and have a baby girl, Amaya.