Meet Our Team
Our staff are Called by God, Competent in Ministry, Caring in life, and would love to come alongside you in you and your family's life.
Scott graduated from Asbury Seminary with a Master's in Theology. Scott's passionate about fostering God honoring conversation and understanding how to live in the world as a Christian. Scott's wife Carissa is a real life super hero! Together they have 4 adopted children. Scott loves Lincoln, the Huskers, strategy games, and makes too many jokes in his sermons.
At least some of the time they are funny.
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PASTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP
Chris has a passion for Discipleship and helping people figure out where they "fit in" in church and supporting them in their walk. Everyone has a spot! Chris has a Masters in Biblical Studies from ATS and is a UCF Alumni. (Go Knights!) Chris and his wife Abby love being outside and hiking with their dog, Heidi. Chris also loves reading, board games, Sci-Fi, video games, biking, hockey, and especially great food.
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SUNDAY CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR and OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Julie leads our Sunday morning Children's programming along with HopeLand Worship during the 10:30 service. Julie has extensive experience in Children's ministry and loves all the kids who come to Hope. This is her second "tour" of Hope. From 2005-2012 she was the children's director, and from 2010 to 2017 she was the Executive Director of Hopeland Daycare.
Julie's family is amazing and her two year old son gives the best punch 5's!
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WEDNESDAY CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR
Breanna leads Wednesday night Children's programming with effortless grace! This is Breanna's second "tour" of leading Wednesday nights at Hope, and Hope is so glad she is back! From 2011-2012 she was Children's Director at Hope. Breanna is an amazing educator. Her family have an amazing presence in our church body!
Breanna's husband Brett is an AH-mazing baker and supplies the church with numerous Donut Sunday's per year.
Marah was hired in November of 2019 and brings a passion for teaching, for youth, and for the Lord. Marah is completing a double major in education at UNL and serves as our youth leader as well during this time in her life.
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Malachi is a doctoral candidate at UNL, earning a Doctor of Music Arts in Jazz Studies. Being the son of a minister and a Sunday school teacher, Malachi was raised on hymns and has grown a passion for using his musical skills and knowledge to help others grow closer to God through worship. He and his wife Christen welcomed their first Child August (Gus) last year. Besides music related things, Malachi enjoys baseball, anything about space, and almost anything part of nerd culture.
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