“What a joy and privilege to serve this amazing body of believers,” says Aaron. He came to faith in Christ and was called to serve Him in vocational ministry as a 17 year old. Thankful to walk with Jesus daily, Aaron points to his amazing wife, Melanie, and three wonderful kids as evidence of God’s grace. He has served Southview since 2005. Aaron also writes for a variety of LifeWay magazines, is a doctoral student, an avid reader, and cyclist. He enjoys friends, food, and travel. You can share his slice of life lessons on his website.
Associate Pastor for Student Ministry & Discipleship
David joined our team as the Associate Pastor for Student Ministry and Discipleship in June 2017. “I’ve never met a kid I didn’t love,” he says. David bases his ministry on 1 Thessalonians 2:8 and strives to be a consistent presence in the lives of his students and their families. Most of his free time is spent with his family, Lauren and Benjamin. He loves being outside, creating new games, and sharing in the interests of others.
Hispanic Church Planter
Angel comes to Southview from Mexico City with his wife, Vanessa, and his daughter, Zuri. Through 10 years of ministry, he has taken the call to announce the message of salvation to Spanish-speaking people in Lincoln. He draws encouragement from Psalm 86:9.
Outside of ministry, he enjoys learning about other cultures, cooking, training at the gym, practicing wrestling, and reading.
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Myra has been serving with us since December of 2016. Since infancy she has attended Southview with her family. It is here that she learned of Jesus and at a young age put her faith in Him. It is also at Southview where Myra met her husband, Clayton. She enjoys traveling, reading, anything that has to do with music, family, and time spent with her husband and their Goldendoodle and albino Shih Tzu.
Serving our church family since 2007, Sam enjoys the people and how different each day can be. She has been a Christ follower 17 years and observes that her relationship with Jesus has changed everything. “I continue to be amazed by how God works,” Sam says. She is married with three children, has her first grandchild on the way, enjoys reading and family time.
Karen De Jabet
Karen joined our staff in 2018, but she has served Southview in a number of capacities for over a decade. She frequently sings with the praise team on Sunday mornings. She also leads our volunteer kitchen team for large group meals, and enjoys taking care of babies in our nursery.
Within the community, Karen uses her gifts to teach voice and piano lessons, and enjoys cooking and baking for friends. Karen is married to her high school sweetheart, Chris, and they have a son, Jonathan, and a Boston Terrier named Rudy.
Dawn has served as our Treasurer since 2001 and Financial Secretary since 2007. She trusted Jesus as her Savior as a seven year old and is grateful for his love and it’s evidences in her life every day, especially through God’s Living Word. She is wife to Brian, busy mom to Gracie, Christian, Matthew, and Faith. Dawn enjoys reading, cooking, baking, and family.
Sarah has served Southview's custodian since September 2016. She has been a member of Southview for 30 years and has participated in the church's youth group, softball, and volleyball teams. Sarah and her husband, Jairo, were married in 2007 and together have a combined family of 3 daughters, a son, and 2 grandchildren. They enjoy spending their time together going on bike rides, traveling, and having family cook-outs.