Daniel Lucas - Lead Pastor

Daniel Lucas is the Lead Pastor and Founder of Better Life Church. Since 2008 he has lead the way in helping people follow Jesus so they can experience a better life. His passion for the gospel and evangelistic heart has helped to see over 1200 people follow Jesus. He is a husband to his wife Leigh Ann Lucas and father of four children, Caleb, Logan, Jake, and Sadie. Pastor Daniel’s mission in life is to help people follow Jesus so they can experience a better life.

 
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Adam Eldridge - Executive Pastor

Adam Eldridge helped start Better Life Church in 2008 and serves as our Executive Pastor. He loves his wife Tarah of 14 years, 3 kids, and UK basketball!

 
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The life God has called you to live is far better than anything you could ever dream of or even imagine!


 
 

Jacob Steagall - Youth Pastor

Jacob Steagall has been on staff of Better Life since 2013. Serving in both Youth and Kids ministries he loves ministering with the next generation. Jacob is married to his wife, Julianne.

 
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The life God has called you to live is far better than anything you could ever dream of or even imagine!


 
 

Trevor Stone - Creative Pastor

Music.. Coffee.. Jesus.. baseball is the sport of gentlemen. Married to the best girl you'll find.

 
 
 

Kyle Riffe - Worship Director

Kyle Riffe started working at BLC full time in 2011. He loves music and the emotions it brings out of people. He loves anything art and thinks video games are fun too.

 

“Everyone loves classical music, they just don’t know it yet.” -Benjamin Zander


 
 

Noah Wessel - Production Director

Noah Wessel has been on staff since 2016 and has a passion for telling the stories of people in the church. Husband to Laekin and Father of Liam, Noah loves family time, a good book, coffee & golf with friends.

 

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him." - John Piper


 
 

Jordan Turner - Designer

Jordan Turner came to Morehead for school and got stuck in the area. He started as a guest services intern and came on staff as a graphic designer in 2017.

 
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“Life is a journey, not a destination.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


 
 

Izzie Thaxton - Creative Coordinator

Izzie Thaxton grew up in our Youth Ministry and began serving in 2013. After graduating from Morehead State, Izzie came on staff full-time in January of 2018. She loves spending time with her friends and making music. You can probably find her giggling at a meme somewhere.

 

"Love without Truth is a lie."


 
 

Tarah Eldridge - Kids Director

Tarah Eldridge helped launch Better Life Church in 2008. She is passionate about children and has spent 15 years serving kids in various capacities, including teaching, staying home with her three kids, and being involved with Better Life Kids Ministry.

 

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6


 
 

Olivia Hacker - Kids Elementary Director

Olivia Hacker loves helping kids connect the dots and grow closer to Jesus. She believes in investing in the next generation and helping families take next steps in their faith! In her free time, she loves watching Disney movies and spending time with her family, friends, and husband."

 

"If I have anything to do with it, my very life will be a shelter for every weary wanderer."


 
 

Angie Damron - Kids Preschool Director

Angie Damron joined the staff at Better Life Church in January 2018 as Preschool Ministry Director. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, crafting, organizing, and of course binge watching TV series on Netflix.

 

“Leaders Who Don’t Listen Will Eventually Be Surrounded By People Who Have Nothing To Say" - Andy Stanley


 
 

Hailley White - Connections Director

Hailley White came to Morehead for school and ended up getting sucked into the love for this area and this church. Can most likely be found running or buying flowers and home decor.

 

"You never have to overcome your brokenness to claim God's love. His love has already overcome your brokenness and claimed you." - Ann Voskamp


 
 

Jules Steagall - Student Ministries Next Steps Coordinator

Jules Steagall began serving at Better Life Church in 2013 in various roles. She is currently involved with the Student and KiDS ministries and is serving along side her husband, Jacob.

 
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"Trust God, get out of your comfort zone, and step into the adventure of faith you were created for!" - Christine Caine


 
 

Connie Buschman - Financial Director

Connie Buschman has been on staff since 2011. She originally comes from Florida but has lived all over the country. She is married to DJ, a retired Army infantryman.

 

"It's not about me."


 
 

Jeff Bobyack - Facilities Director

Jeff Bobyack is Husband to Laurie, father to Anlen, Bryken, & Caden, and has been a staff member since 2013. He helps make sure the building is cleaned & ready for services and coordinates with local law enforcement agencies to ensure BLC is a safe place, handling medical & weather emergencies.

 
 
 

Wayne Williams - Facilities Coordinator

Wayne Williams is a staycation, enjoy the wife, watch movies, pet the dog, chase the kids guy. Enjoying the simple life!

 

"Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right." - Henry Ford


 
 

Brandon Sparks - Youth Creative Director

Brandon Sparks is husband to Abby & has been on staff since 2018. He loves spending time with family, leading worship, playing golf with friends, & cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats. 

 
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Zach Hacker - Discipleship Coordinator

Zach Hacker Is a coffee-drinking, book reading, beard growing, golf playing, theology talking kind of guy. His biggest desire is to show people the love of Jesus and hopes that whoever he comes into contact with is able to leave feeling more loved, encouraged, and hopeful than before. He’s married to the most beautiful girl in the world, and believes his biggest blessing in the world is the opportunity to serve Jesus with her by his side!

 
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“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” - A.W. Tozer