Meet our Staff


Tom & Michele Wieber - Senior Pastors

Tom and Michele Wieber are graduates of RHEMA Bible Training College in Broken Arrow, (Tulsa) Oklahoma, and have been in ministry since 1988. During this time both served as Associate Pastors and Children’s Pastor in Denver, Colorado, and both worked for Marilyn Hickey Ministries for five years. From Denver the Lord led them to pioneer and pastor two churches in London, Kentucky for 9 years.

In 2006 the Lord dropped it in their hearts to go on the mission field where they served 3 years at RHEMA Romania as Instructors and RHEMA Alumni Association Directors. In 2009 the Lord led Tom and Michele to RHEMA Ukraine where, along with serving as Instructors, Tom served as the Dean and Michele as the Director of Administration. Michele also provided training for children's ministers. They both finished their time on the mission field in Bonn, Germany, serving at the RHEMA Europe and Africa Headquarters. Their desire is to make disciples for Christ and build strong families through the preaching and teaching of the Word of God. They believe church should be a happy and fun place to learn about our Lord. They have 3 happily married children and 1 granddaughter in Denver, Colorado and Lexington, Kentucky.


Rob & Sarah Betts - Associate Pastor & Music Ministers

Rob and Sarah Betts became the Music Ministers at LifePointe in 2010. Our Associate Pastor Rob, is a 2006 graduate of RHEMA Bible Training College. Since graduation they have served as pastors, music ministers and in Itinerant ministry for several years prior to moving to Mattoon to help with LifePointe Chruch.

The mellow, upbeat sound of the worship Sarah and Rob provide at LifePointe is appealing to a wide variety of people, and helps bring in the presence of God in a mighty way to minister to the people in the congregation.


Matt White - Youth Minister

Matt has been the Youth Pastor at LifePointe for both middle school and high school students since 2009. He is a 2005 graduate of RHEMA Bible Training College, and has also been involved in youth ministry with Teen Mania and with Safe House in Atlanta, GA.

Matt has a heart for encouraging young people to press in to hear from God, be impacted by the power of God, and to help them to become equipped them to make a difference in their generation!


Josh & Tamara White - Children’s Ministers

Josh and Tamara became the Children’s Ministers of elementary age children at LifePointe in 2010. They both graduated from RHEMA Bible Training College in 2007, and have been involved in children’s ministry since then as volunteers at RHEMA Bible Church in Broken Arrow, OK.

They provide a fun atmosphere for children to learn about the things of God, using a combination of both natural things and spiritual truths to help children grow in the knowledge of God and His plan for their lives.