The vision of Lansing First Church is to be the spiritual and physical presence of Christ in our community. 



Passionate to see the church bring Jesus’ kingdom to their community, Travis is driven to equip and empower the church to show the love and radical hospitality of Jesus.  His preaching uses storytelling to connect people with the Word, displaying how the story of Christ intersects with and shapes our own.

Travis is blessed with a partner in ministry in his wife, Christina. Christina holds a B.A. in Educational Ministries from Huntington University. Travis and Christina were married in October of 2013 and celebrated the birth of their daughter Adelaide in 2015. 

Pastor Sarah is Pastor to Children and Families. She has been serving at Lansing First for 6 years. She is married to Kyle James, who supports her in her ministry. They have a beautiful daughter named Layla. 
Jessie focuses on the Women’s ministry at Lansing First. Jessie is a mom to two kids. She enjoys playing with her kids, cooking, and shopping. Jessie feels blessed to be serving in the church that she grew up in. She feels most blessed when she can help women come together and support each other through the craziness of life. 
Dewayne and Stephanie  joined Lansing First in 2012. Dewayne serves as the Sunday School Superintendent.  Stephanie  is the Executive Director of the Childcare Center, First Nazarene Childcare & Learning Academy.  They have been married for 30 years and they have two children, Ashlee (Tony), Brittanie, and three grandchildren.  Both Stephanie and Dewayne have a love for Christ and passion for people.
Kathy serves as Worship leader at Lansing First. She has a passion for prayer and for praising God.