Pastor Kit grew up in a Christian home on a family farm in Western Illinois. He was saved as a young boy and felt the Lord’s call to ministry in high school. He attended Northland Baptist Bible College, in Dunbar, WI, where he received a B.A. in Pastoral Studies. He later completed a Master of Divinity and Master of Theology at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, in Allen Park, MI. Pastor Kit was a youth pastor in Michigan for nine years before he became the senior pastor of Life Point in June 2015. He and his wife Heidi have two young boys, James and Isaac. He is incredibly grateful for the ministry God has given him at Life Point and is passionate about teaching God’s Word and helping people grow in the knowledge of God and service to Christ. In his spare time, Pastor Kit enjoys following his favorite sports teams and spending time with his family.
Pastor Kris grew up as a pastor's kid in the Phoenix metro area. He was saved at a young age and began to be seriously interested in full-time ministry when he was a teenager. Kristopher attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, where he earned a B.A. in Church Music. He later returned to the Phoenix area, where he completed a Master of Divinity at International Baptist College and Seminary. During his seminary years, Pastor Kris served as junior camp speaker at Ironwood Christian Camp in Newberry Springs, CA. It was during their years at Ironwood that the Schaals began attending Life Point. Pastor Kris joined the pastoral staff at Life Point Baptist Church in August 2014, and is very grateful for the church family he is privileged to lead and serve. He and Elise have two young daughters—Anaya and Felicity. In his free time, he enjoys reading, hiking and exploring the great western United States, and spending time with his family and friends.