Jesus is the church’s Chief Shepherd, under which Discover practices a shared leadership model of church government that consists of the biblical offices of elder and deacon (Philippians 1:1; 1 Timothy 3), and a staff that equips the members for the work of ministry.

Ben Windle

Lead Pastor

Sam Vargas

Discipleship Pastor

Bryan Ferguson

Student Pastor

Abigail Crabtree

DiscoverKIDS Director


The Directional Leadership Team (DLT) is a team of 9 people that are appointed by the Lead Pastor to serve a 3 year term and help the Lead Pastor in a ton of ways, including pastoral oversight and discipline, assessing the organization to determine it’s alignment with the vision and formulating strategies consistent with the vision including modifying the organizational structure to insure it can support growth, managing church property, approving the annual budget, approve any purchases greater than $10,000, approving the selection of auditors as required by law, and any other necessary task required for the operating of the church.


Nikole Wilkins


Caroline LaFrienier

CR Director

Chris LaFrienier

CR Director