Mark & Crystal Lantz

Pastor Mark and Crystal have served in ministry for 27 years and have served as Lead Pastor of Christian Center for the past 10 years. Pastor Mark has earned a Master’s Degree in Ministry as well as a Doctorate of Ministry from Indiana Christian University. Crystal holds a Masters Degree in Ministry

Tyler & Dentyne Rhodes

Tyler and his wife Dentyne felt the call of God to move across the country to South Bend in February 2019. They oversee Impact Student Ministries and have served previously in youth ministry since 2016. Tyler has earned a degree in Practical Theology from Southeastern University and is close to

Scott & Dee Phenis

Scott and Dee Phenis have been involved in ministry for 23 years. They have three children: Chantel, Josh, and Breanna. Scott answered the call of God on his life in 1997 when he was burdened for the youth of his church.  In 2003, Scott attended Ozark Bible Institute and College

Gary Shepherdson

Pastor Gary became an Ordained Minister in 1992. He has served in ministry for many years in various capacities. As our Connections Pastor he oversees our Usher’s, Altar workers, our Security Team, and our First Impressions Team to help ensure that your attendance at Christian Center is a exceptional one. Gary

Dan Geer

Reverend Daniel P. Geer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Philosophy from Indiana University South Bend in 1990. In 2007, he earned a Master in Ministry degree from Bethel College and then a Master of Arts in Theological Studies in 2009, also from Bethel College.

Spencer & Taelor Davis

A native of South Bend, Spencer was living in Florida when God called him to full-time ministry. Upon coming back to South Bend, he attended Christian Center Church, where he attended World Harvest Bible College, earning a certificate in Biblical Studies and his ministry license. He joined the church staff

Tommy Ward

Tommy Ward has been a professional musician since the age of 17 and has led worship for the past 20 years. Besides leading worship Tommy also heads up our sound and media ministry and works as the audio supervisor for LeSea Broadcasting here in the South Bend area. Tommy has also

Lee Barlow

Lee came to South Bend in 1991 to attend World Harvest Bible College and quickly discovered the ministry opportunities available at LeSEA. With a passion to reach the masses for Jesus, in 1994 he joined the LeSEA Publishing staff and has found a home making the Christ-centered teachings of Dr.

Lisa Barlow

Lisa has been employed by LeSEA for several years, serving in various departments. She currently serves alongside her husband, Lee, at LeSEA Publishing where she functions as the primary print operator.