Eric and Amanda Lotz

Eric and Amanda Lotz have been youth pastors at the Kannapolis Campus since 2010. They have a passion to see this generation awakened to God's call on their lives and a heart to serve this community. Along side the Vertical Team, they have worked hard to show God's love to the school system through Club Vertical and the many other outreach opportunities that they have been entrusted with. They have three beautiful daughters who keep them on their toes and have recently bought a new home and settled in Mount Pleasant.


Jacob and Vanessa Hayes

Jacob and Vanessa Hayes both graduated from Union University and have been serving as the youth pastors at the Salisbury Campus since 2016 after marrying that same year. Vanessa is a Registered Nurse and loves to take care of Others. They met in college in Jackson, TN and have been together ever since. While they hope to start a family of their own soon, they are happy to call all of their youth students their honorary children.


Skyler And Courtney Farley

Skyler and Courtney are serve as the pastors for middle school and young adults at the Refuge. They joined the team at the Refuge in the spring of 2017. Skyler graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 and Courtney graduated from Winthrop University in 2013.


James Davis

James Davis attended and graduated from Rock Masters Commission in 2017. His heart is to leave a mark on this earth by helping a young generation encounter the Father in a way that could change the course of history. He loves to hunt, and play sports, he hopes to use those interests to mentor students.