Meet The Ministry Team & Staff

We have been blessed with an exceptional ministry team and staff. Let us take a moment and introduce ourselves to you.

Joshua Freeman

Preaching Minister

Joshua and his family moved to work with the Lakewood Church of Christ after preaching in Upstate New York for a number of years. He is the husband of Caitlin and the father of two wonderful daughters, Sydnie and Hannah. Joshua holds degrees in Bible and Professional Counseling,

You can order Joshua’s book at

Charlie Vasquez

Youth Minister

Charlie became our full-time Youth Minister in 2015 after working as our Youth Intern for two summers (2013, 2014). Charlie holds a B.A. in Bible and Religion from Harding University. He enjoys playing sports, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.

Charlie is AED, Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certified. He is also certified in Prepare Enrich.

Tyler Prothro

Young Adult Ministry

In 2020, Tyler and his wife, Julia, took over our Young Adult ministry at the church. Having grown up attending the congregation, Tyler knows the church and the area well. Good things are happening in this ministry and will continue to see growth. This ministry involves a regular Bible Class as well as planned events. Contact the office or Tyler if you would like more information about our Young Adult ministry.

Brittany Northam

Children’s Ministry

Brittany joined our team in 2020 as our Director of Children’s Ministries. With her zeal for God and desire to see children grow strong in the faith, she has taken our children’s ministry to new heights!

Barbie Hoffeld

Church Secretary

Barbie Hoffeld is our church secretary. She has been with us since 2013 and is a wonderful asset to both the ministry team and the congregation.

Serving as the one-stop source for church needs, she is truly gifted at multi-taskging and being the backbone of all congregational operations.

Meet Our Shepherds

Our Shepherds spiritually lead our congregation and care for the flock through teaching, visiting, guiding, and praying.

Mickey Bertrand

Terry Prothro

Wes Walker

Bo Cox

Ben Johnson

Meet Our Deacons

Our Deacons serve in the day-to-day operations and ministries of the congregation.

Carlos Vasquez

Jimbo Wells

Kenny Lorfing

Robert Wagnon

Valentin Pedraza