Jacob & Kristen have been married for 20 years, and have two wonderful teen boys (Caleb & Samuel). They moved to Wisconsin to lead River of Life Church in June 0f 2015. They both have a drive and passion to see people, young and old fulfill their destiny in Christ.
Favorite Food: Sushi Favorite Vacation: Disney World Florida with the fam Favorite Music: Hip Hop & Radio Faves Favorite Hobby: Hanging with family & Video Games Dislikes: Any football team but the MN Vikings (SKOL)
TREVOR LINDNER | NEXT GEN PASTOR
Trevor oversees and directs our Next Generation Ministries ranging from our Kids ministries to the teens. He encourages and equips leaders to minister to their fullest potential. He loves ministry to family and loves seeing all people young and old know Christ and His goodness.
Favorite Food: Stuffed Crust Pizza, and BBQ (they're tied) Favorite Vacation: Universal Studios in Orlando, FL Favorite Music: Everything except Polka Favorite Hobby: Road Trips, Playing Music, and Trading Card Games Dislikes: Pickles, Student Loans, and the Green Bay Packers
TIFFANY MERCHANT | GROUPS DIRECTOR
Abby Miller | Pre-School Pastor
Abby (Pastor Abby) is a Wisconsin native. She is a graduate of Impact School of Ministry and holds a License of ministry through the Assemblies of God. She also holds a degree in early child development. She LOVES toddlers and believes that God can use even the littlest ones.
Favorite Food: Chocolate Brownie Batter Ice Cream Favorite Vacation: Camping with my family Favorite Music: Contemporary Christian, Rock, Pop Favorite Hobby: Playing Board Games, Drinking Coffee, Exploring Nature Dislikes: Lima Beans, Circus Peanuts, Traffic
Randa Johnson | Nursery Director
I am a 3rd year college student at University of Wisconsin Superior. I coached 6th grade volleyball and I love working with children and seeing them grow as individuals.
Favorite food: Lasagna Favorite Vacation: Florida 2018 Favorite Music/Band: Country Favorite Hobby: coaching volleyball Dislikes: being bored and non-crispy bacon
McKenna Schabel | Nursery Director
I love to sing, do arts and crafts, and hang out with kiddos! I played soccer in high school and am currently going to WTC for my associates in Early Childhood Education.
• Favorite food: Cheese pizza
• Favorite vacation: Georgia with my family when I was younger
• Favorite Music/Band: Country Favorite Hobby:
• Crafts Dislikes: Rude people and Alfredo
April Tuquero | Book-keeper
April began working as the bookkeeper in February 2017. She has a passion for people and numbers. Besides her work in the office, she also volunteers as a nursery helper and ministers to children weekly. She has a wonderful family and two girls that are amazing.
Favorite food: Mexican. Love me some Fish Tacos Favorite Vacation: Costa Rica Favorite Music/Band: Depends on the season...Summer-Country, Fall- Hip Hop, Winter & Spring- All Genres Favorite Hobby: Dancing & Binge watching Netflix Dislikes: SNAKES & Mushrooms
CHRISTINE MILLER | BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR
Christine has a degree in accounting. She has been in business for several years meeting clients needs. She was an instructor at Globe University teaching Accounting, Business classes and Excel for Accounting and at Western Technical College. She is has 3 children, and 14 grandkids which she loves dearly!
Favorite Food: Steak Favorite Vacation: Mexico Favorite Music: Worship Favorite Hobby: Swim or Outdoor Flower and Herb Gardening Dislikes: Ochre, cold weather, Mountain Dew, Black Coffee
CHERYL MOONEY | RECEPTIONIST
Cheryl has been volunteering in the office since 2017. On top of being the receptionist, she also is a prayer warrior. She prays over each prayer request that comes through our doors. She loves her cats, her cokes from McDonalds and genuinely loves people.
Favorite food: Nature’s Touch Maple nut Ice Cream/Chicken Marsala Favorite Vacation: Florida to see old military friends Favorite Music/Band: Maranatha/Hillsong Favorite Hobby: Playing Euchre Dislikes: Okra and the smell of oyster soup