Our shepherds devote themselves to prayer, to the ministry of the Word, and to equipping the believers to do the work of the ministry for glory of God.

  • Pastor Ben Ice - Elder for Teaching & Vision

    Ben's passion is to serve the church by God’s grace with God’s Word for God’s glory (1 Peter 4:10-12). 

    Ben grew up in Indiana, served as a pastor in South Carolina for 13 years, and has been serving at Lighthouse as the Senior Pastor since 2018. Ben has extensive training and experience in counseling. In 2005, with the help of ministry partners, Ben created and developed children’s discipleship materials called Truth Trackers. To learn more go to TruthTrackers.org. Ben and Dayna have five children.

  • Ken Rushing - Chairman of the Elders

  • Norm Rice - Elder

  • Justin Provchy - Elder

  • Jorge Samaniego

    Discipleship Minister for the Sunday Gathering

    Jorge oversees all aspects of our worship gatherings including music, service order, A/V tech, Scripture reading, and corporate prayer. 

  • Joel Penrod

    Pastoral Assistant for Youth Discipleship

  • Karl Walker

    Pastoral Assistant for Tech and Sunday Bible Teaching

  • Ankels Sahayaraj

    Pastoral Assistant for Young Adults