West 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.

Harry & Sherlyn Bates

Lead Executive/Campus Pastors
NLC, West Little Rock

Harry & Sherlyn Bates serve as the Lead Executive Campus Development and West Little Rock Pastors. Harry and Sherlyn have been part of the NLC family since its beginning, and have a huge heart for the state of Arkansas and a passion for serving people. The couple has been married for more than 25 years and have two wonderful children, Katelyn and Justin. To contact, please email Madie Drabble at madie.drabble@newlifechurch.tv.

Tanner & Emily Bezet

Lead Executive/State Student Pastors
NLC, West Little Rock

Tanner and Emily Bezet serve as the Lead Executive Statewide and West Little Rock student pastors. They have a heart to see the next generation grow closer in their walk with Christ and to form life-giving community along the way. Tanner and Emily have been married since 2018 and have one daughter, Ella Jane.  tbezet@newlifechurch.tv

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