Rick & Michelle Bezet
SUNDAY AT 9:30AM & 11:30AM
SUNDAY AT 10:00AM
10:30AM - 1105 DEER ST
Ways to join:
633 S Country Club Rd
Conway, AR 72034
Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm CST
Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm CST
Campus Information and Pastoral Care: 501-328-5433
Business and Finance: 501-932-0259
Luke & Angie Brown
Luke and Angie Brown attended their first New Life service in 2001 and have called the church home ever since. In 2014, Luke joined New Life Church Conway’s staff as an associate pastor.
Whether they are on the stage leading worship or behind the scenes, the Browns continue to support New Life’s vision with all of their heart.
Josh & Amanda Rauls
Josh Rauls joined the Conway campus staff in 2013 and serves as an associate pastor with responsibilities in Guest Services and our college program, New Life Church College. Josh and his wife, Amanda, were married in 2012 and now have two daughters, River and London.
Josh is passionate about helping people find their place in the Church and high school students taking their next step into Christian education.
Richard & Julie Eberle
Originally serving at our New Life Church Fayetteville campus, Richard and Julie Eberle moved to Conway in 2016 and joined the staff as Four Twelve pastors. The two develop leaders and help students grow in their relationship with Christ. They are excited to witness the plans God has for the city’s middle school students, as well as the families in their city. Richard and Julie were married in 2016 and now have two children, Finnley and Joel.
Kyle & Grace Ferguson
Kyle, an NLC College graduate, serves as the junior and senior high school pastor with his wife, Grace. Kyle and Grace have been married since December 2018. They both have a heart to see the next generation grow closer in their walk with Christ and to form life-giving community along the way. In their free time, they love to hang out with family and students, attend Conway High football games, go to the movies, and explore new coffee shops.
Ben & Tamara Watson
Ben and Tamara Watson are New Life Church Conway’s Kid Life pastors for 1st-4th graders. They have been serving in the church’s children’s ministry since 2011 and are passionate about introducing Jesus to elementary-age children in an exciting and authentic way. They have three children of their own—Kelcie, Kylie, and Archer.
Justin & Emily Free
Justin and Emily serve as college pastors at our NLC Conway campus. They both attended college in Conway, Justin a graduate of Central Baptist College and Emily a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. They have been married since 2017 and have been on staff in different roles since 2012. They enjoy traveling, hanging with college students, great coffee, and raising Theo . . . their dog. Check them out on social: @justin_free @emily__free @theofreeyo.
Jim & Cindy Stockdale
Jim and Cindy have been on the pastoral staff at NLC Conway for 12 years, serving in a variety of roles. Presently, they serve in pastoral care with a major focus on marriage and freedom ministries. They have lived in Conway over 30 years and love being outdoors, fishing, reading, and ongoing family activities mostly related to their 15 grandchildren living here and in Texas.
Johnny & Kathy Lewis
Johnny Lewis serves as Pastoral Care Pastor of New Life Church Conway with his wife, Kathy. Johnny is responsible for helping implement the vision and values of New Life Church while overseeing the hospital and prison ministries of the church. He gives oversight and direction for weddings, funerals, and the observance of communion and baptism. Johnny and Kathy have been married since 1983 and have two grown boys.
Rick & Michelle Bezet
Rick Bezet is the founder and lead pastor of New Life Church of Arkansas. Pastor Rick’s heart and motivation is always to see the next person encounter Jesus. The vision of New Life reflects this passion as we grow throughout our state and country.
Rick and his lovely wife, Michelle, have been married since 1988 and live in Conway, Arkansas. They have four children and love life as grandparents.
Bobby Hamilton serves as New Life Church's Conway campus pastor. Bobby, his wife Jill, and their family became a part of NLC in December of 2001 when they sold their business in Baton Rouge, LA, and moved to join the Bezets as part of the original launch team of New Life Church. Bobby’s passion is to work with NLC pastors across the state of Arkansas. He has three adult children: Julie, Jonathan, and Michael.
Jill gave her heart generously, as the foundations of New Life Church were laid, helping people grow in their love for God and their quality of life. She died in 2013 after a four-year battle with cancer.
In 2020, Bobby was re-married. Now he and Angelina pastor our Conway campus and are involved with the Prime Time ministry.
Hunter & Katy Bezet
Hunter and Katy Bezet serve as the Campus Pastors of New Life Church in Conway. They were married in 2014 and now have two sons, Jack and Beau. As the vision of New Life expands, the Bezet family is continually raising up the next generation of leaders to reach the community God has planted them in. In 2016, after serving at both the Conway and Greater Little Rock campuses, they felt called to move to Greenbrier to plant the campus there. After three and a half years in Greenbrier, they moved back to the Conway campus to pastor.