DAVID MARTIN, PASTOR 

dave@redeemerlakeland.org

Dave grew up near Wichita, Kansas. He received a BA from Fort Hays State University in Kansas in 1989. After moving to Omaha, Nebraska, he worked for the Pepsi Co. in marketing development and sales, but always felt he belonged in the ministry. In 1992, he became the Director of Youth Ministries at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Rockford, Illinois. After marrying his wife, Lori, in 1995 he enrolled at Reformed Theological Seminary of Orlando and graduated with a Master of Divinity in 2000. He served as Associate Pastor at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Plant City, FL for seven years before he accepted the call as Pastor of Redeemer in 2008.  Dave and Lori have two children: Gannon [college sophomore] and Gianna [8th grade].

BRIAN MACDONALD, ASSISTANT PASTOR

brian@redeemerlakeland.org

Brian was born and raised in South Lakeland and graduated from Baylor University in Waco, TX with a BA in Religion. He met Ella, a Dallas native, at Baylor and they were married in 2000.  Immediately after getting married,they moved to Montgomery, Alabama where Brian served as Director of Youth Ministries and Church Planting Apprentice at Eastwood Presbyterian Church until 2009. In 2010, Brian was called to plant 2Cities Church in Downtown Montgomery.  After planting and establishing 2Cities, Brian felt a strong internal call back to his hometown, precipitating their move in September 2017.  Brian was called as Assistant Pastor of Vision and Outreach at Redeemer in December 2017. Brian and Ella have been blessed with six children: Hudson [14], Henry [13], Nathan [11], Jacob [9], Oliver [7], and Molly [5].

  • LEW BARGER

    ELDER, CLERK OF SESSION

  • ROBIN YOUNG

    ELDER

  • HART HOGAN

    ELDER

  • DANIEL MEDINA

    ELDER

  • WYATT FOLDS

    TEACHING ELDER, SESSION CONSULTANT

  • KEN WALSTED

    DEACON

  • Walt Benner

    DEACON

  • SKIP BOLL

    DEACON

  • DAN MACNAIR

    DEACON

  • KENNY KOEHLER

    DEACON