Leadership Team

Lead Pastors – Brian and Ashley Clark

Brian and Ashley Clark are the Lead Pastors of Grace Life Church. Their heart’s desire is to share the truth in love and to help others discover who they are in Christ.

Pastor Brian has a Master’s in Biblical Studies from Charis Bible College. While in Bible College, Pastor Brian served on staff at Andrew Wommack Ministries and interned for Charis’s Dean of Students, Barry Bennett. In addition to his responsibilities as Lead Pastor, Brian also works as an online facilitator for Charis Bible College. Prior to returning to North Carolina, Brian was ordained through Pastor Lawson Perdue of Charis Christian Center.

Ashley Clark has her Bachelor’s in Spanish from High Point University and has several years of ministry experience in worship and children’s ministry.

In addition to her duties as Lead Pastor, Ashley Clark leads worship at Grace Life Church. She has a passion for helping others encounter the presence of God in corporate worship.

Brian and Ashley have two sons; Paul and Luke.

Outreach and Prayer Team Lead – Craig and Melissa Rumbley

Craig and Melissa Rumbley have been at Grace Life for the past two and a half years and have a heart for serving. Craig serves as the prayer team and outreach minister as well as the men’s ministry leader. He graduated from Charis Bible College in 2008 and moved to Belize as a missionary and helped start a Charis Bible College there. He served as the school director for 10 years and moved back to the Triad in 2021 to be a part of Grace Life Church.

His heart is to see people grow in their identity in Christ and to walk it out in their lives. Melissa is from Belize, Central America and has an Associate’s degree in English and in Primary Education. She serves in the prayer and outreach ministry along with Craig and in the Good News Club for elementary school children.

Kids Life Leaders – Marc and Mandy O’Brien

Marc and Mandy O’Brien have been a part of Grace Life Church for over three years. During this time, Mandy has been actively involved in Children’s Ministry and Marc has served as part of the Prayer Team. They believe in the vision of Grace Life and are passionate about seeing the hearts of children to turn towards the Father. Mandy has an Associate’s from GTCC in Dental Hygeine and Dental Assisting while Marc has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from High Point University. Marc and Mandy have two boys, Gibson and Grayson and a beautiful daughter named Ava.

Technical Director – Pearson Jenkins

Pearson Jenkins is a dynamic individual with a rich background in media and ministry. Having attended Stillman College, Pearson’s journey has spanned various roles in multiple churches, including AV Director, Marketing and Media Pastor, Worship Pastor, and Executive Pastor. His expertise extends to setting up audio visual systems from inception to completion and conducting impactful media workshops. Pearson’s heart resonates with a profound love for both media and worship driven by a deep and abiding passion for God.

Connections Coordinator – Paige Russell

Paige Russell is responsible for overseeing all the programs that introduce you to Grace Life Church. Beginning with First Contact, into Next Steps, through Engage! and including our Grace Life Groups, her team guides you through from your first visit onward to get you plugged into your unique personal sweet spot within the Grace Life Family.

In the past, Paige has served in ministry at First Assembly of God in Winston-Salem, facilitating adult discipleship groups, as an adult sponsor and Sunday School teacher for the youth department, backstage support for church productions and church security. She has also served the youth at Agape Faith Church in Clemmons, NC. Her passion is to find an ever increasing revelation of who Jesus is and share what that means to the church as encouragement.

Grace Life Resource Center and Pastoral Care Leaders – George and Missy Thomson

George and Missy Thomson have a heart and a vision to help those in need that has been birthed out of personal experience. Missy was a single Mom and struggling to support two small children; barely making ends meet, she knew what it meant to struggle..making just enough to survive, but not enough for any assistance..nearly starving herself because of the fear of where the next meal was coming from. George experienced homelessness living on a friend’s couch while saving money to get back on his feet after his first marriage fell apart.

Hospitality Team Leader – Kay DeZalia

Kay began attending Grace Life in December of 2019 after moving to Greensboro and finding Grace Life on Facebook. Kay oversees the hospitality team at Grace Life, which includes the ushers, greeters, welcome center, and parking lot attendants. She loves to make people feel welcomed and at home every time they come to church. Her passion is serving the Lord and serving her church family by greeting them with a smile and a heart full of love.


Angel Team Leader – Alex Caillat

Alex Caillat, MD serves as the Angel Team Leaders providing overwatch and security for Grace Life, helping to ensure a safe environment for your worship experience. He was formally baptized at Grace Life on March 26th, 2023, but the Holy Spirit had been dealing with his heart for decades prior to that.

Alex owns a local outdoor range and teaches firearms classes as a certified NRA instructor on the weekends. He spends most of his time serving  Davidson County as a board-certified urologist. He is married to Aryn (who has periodic community centered meetings at Grace Life) and has a beautiful daughter, Brooklyn, who volunteers in the children’s ministry when needed

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