LARRY & KRISTIN
Larry and Kristin Parker have been married since September of 2000. They began their journey in ministry the day they were married when Larry accepted a position as the Youth Pastor at The Chinese Gospel Church. Following that, God called them to continue ministering at The Rock Church, from there planted The Life Church, Warren, in 2010.
Larry and Kristin grew up locally. Larry has a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Studies with a minor in Pastoral Studies from William Tyndale College. Kristin has a Bachelors of Nursing from Oakland University and works in Labor & Delivery at Beaumont Health, Royal Oak. Larry and Kristin have two amazing boys, Joshua and Jack. Josh loves to sing & play the piano playing for the worship team. Jack is a gifted soccer player and loves to play sports. As a family they love spending time together with their dog Harbo & enjoy watching University of Michigan football. Their greatest passion is to serve God and love people as God has called them to do.
BERT & STEPHANIE
Bert Copple, MDiv, MA, and his wife, Stephanie, were part of the original Lifers who planted The Life Church back in 2010. After leaving the church for a new calling in 2012, they joined Woodlawn Church where they served in many volunteer positions. They returned to The Life Church in February of 2018 to serve in the role of Executive Pastor.
Bert and Stephanie own Trusted Care at Home, Inc., which operates the Birmingham franchise of Home Instead Senior Care, and Copple Direct Home Care Supply. Together with Pastor Tom, he leads the Real Leadership Company. They live in Warren with their two sons, Noah and Brady.
tom & jeana
Tom and Jeana joined the church in 2020. Prior to The Life, they served as the Worship Arts Pastors at Evangel Christian Churches in Roseville for over 19 years. Tom is an accomplished musician and producer, having released several albums over the years. Jeana is an anointed vocalist and has been a part of several recordings, including her own. They love Jesus and love people and look forward to the Ride at The Life.
Tom works for Real Leadership Company with Pastor Bert, helping individuals and organizations reach their full leadership potential. Jeana is a caregiver and painter. They are a family of 7, including their son, Ricky, and his wife and daughter-in-love, Jen. Also a son (and drummer at The Life), Justin, and a daughter, Ashton, as well as a little doggie named Jingle-Bella. They live in Warren.
GUY & RACHELLE
Guy Parker and Rachelle have been married since July 2021. Guy was called to The Life Church when it was planted back in 2010, and is still serving faithfully today. Rachelle joined from Royal oak Woodside in September 2020
Guy works for a software company that helps camps and organization in healthcare and structure. Rachelle currently works for Delta Airlines as a Flight Attendant. Guy and Rachelle grew up around the area and have a hearth and passion to serve the local church. They also have a passion to serve Bridge, the young adult ministry at The Life Church. They are excited to serve with fellow Lifers and to Enjoy the R.I.D.E.