Greater Little Rock Leadership

Rick & Michelle Bezet

Founding Pastors

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.

Marcus & Brook Brown

Lead Executive/Campus Pastor
Greater Little Rock, NLC

Marcus and his wife, Brook, pastor New Life Church in Greater Little Rock. Marcus also coaches church planters across the US through the Association of Related Churches (ARC). He is one of the all-time greatest basketball players at Chuck E. Cheese’s, and Brook and he have three amazing children: Ashlyn, Austin, and Ainsley.

Dale & Kim Hull

Associate Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Dale and Kim Hull have been serving at New Life Church since making their way to Arkansas from Oklahoma in 2007. They began full-time ministry in 1988 and have served as lay pastors since 2008 and as full time staff since 2018. The Hull’s have 2 adult children and their family’s journey has influenced the passion and compassion they have to make sure others are cared for, find hope and experience healing, recovery and freedom through Christ.

Tommy & Amber Hunt

Young Families Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Tommy Hunt has been a part of the New Life family since the very first service in February 2001. In 2013, he and his wife Amber joined our Greater Little Rock campus staff as the student pastors. They are now the Young Families Pastors. Tommy and Amber have three beautiful kids who all love wrestling with their dad and eating their body weight in ice cream.

Mark & Jari Davis

Discipleship Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Mark and Jari are discipleship pastors and have attended NLC since 2011. They came to New Life and have since become more and more involved in life-giving community. They are parents of four grown children (and their dog named Briggs). Mark and Jari are intentional about encouraging the people of the Church to understand and apply the Bible as they love the people around them.

Turner & Jade Moore

Young Adult Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Turner and Jade Moore have been married since 2011 and now have four adorable kids. They are sold out to the vision of New Life Church and have a huge heart to see Young Adults lead with integrity and compassion at college and in the workplace. They love family and desire for people to know that they belong no matter what!

Melvin & Tori Martinez

Real Life Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Melvin has called New Life Church home since he moved to Central Arkansas from New York City in 2014. As a senior in high school, he felt drawn to the state of Arkansas and took the leap of faith to move after his high school graduation. Thereafter, he faithfully served in college ministry for 6 years at our Conway campus before moving to GLR and leading in high school ministry. The Martinez’ have a passion for people to be seen, supported, and loved. They are excited to reach the students of Central Arkansas with the hope of Jesus and continue to help build the vision of New Life Church.

Broc & Sami Hart

Four Twelve Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Broc and Sami Hart have been married since the summer of 2020. They both attended NLC College to get their christian education degree. They both got plugged into New Life Church as high school students. They have a heart to reach middle school students and give them a chance to make their faith their own.

Patrick & Marsha Salman

Kid Life Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Patrick and Marsha faithfully served in Kid Life Ministry before they became the pastors in 2020. They have three grown adult children of their own who love the Lord. Their calling is to partner with parents to raise children in the way they ought to go so when they grow older they do not depart from it. The Salman’s have a gifting relating to children and pastoring families as a whole.

Jasmine & Khaalis

Khaalis & Jasmine O’Neill

Little Life Pastors
Greater Little Rock

Khaalis and Jasmine O’Neill have been married since 2011. They have 4 amazing kids and have called New Life home since 2009. In 2015 Jasmine joined our Little Life Academy program as a teacher and became the assistant director a couple of years later. While in this role, Jasmine and Khaalis began to realize that children’s ministry was their calling. They both share a passion for helping others and have a soft spot for kids.

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