• Nate Cooper, Teaching Minister

    Nate keeps everyone laughing around here. He loves music, movies and has a passion for Jesus. Nate is our teaching and preaching pastor and plays in the praise band on occasion. He and his wife, Beth, have four children.


    E-mail: nathancoop1@hotmail.com

  • Rod Cooper, Associate Pastor

    Rod is our associate pastor and has been a part of NLCC for over three decades. He teaches special classes, leads a Life Group and delivers Sunday morning messages on a regular basis. After his first love Diane; Rod loves the outdoors and spending time with his grand-kids.


    E-mail: rodorangefan@yahoo.com

  • Diane Cooper, Pulpit Minister Assistant

    Diane is the one who keeps everyone organized and on track around the office. She has a servant's heart, a love for children and leads worship for our little ones.


    E-mail: doodlebugc59@gmail.com

  • Silas Steele, Children's Minister

    Silas and his wife Lindsey have been at NLCC for 8 years and have been married for 12 years. They have five kids 7 and under, Aislyn, Eben, Telic,  Keirland and Nia.


    Both Silas and Lindsey graduated from Ozark Christian College and have enjoyed doing ministry together ever since!


    Silas loves his family, theology, kids and Nebraska Cornhuskers athletics. 


    E-mail: Silas.steele@nlcclife.com

  • Kevin Schlabaugh, Youth Minister

    Kevin leads our student ministry at The Filling Station. He and his wife Brittany got married back in August of 2016. They stay busy pouring into teenagers and spoiling their pug Luna, Kevin also loves music and sports.  


    E-mail: Kevin.schlabaugh@nlcclife.com

  • John and Mandy Hemsworth, Worship Coordinators

    Mandy and John have been leading worship since 2011. They have a passion for Jesus, music, people and laughing. John and Mandy have 3 children. 


    E-mail: ajhemsw@yahoo.com