Our Leaders

Pastor Erich is the Lead Pastor at Life Church Nashville. He is a Bishop in the Church of God. Pastor Erich is a Graduate of Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee and has done some work at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary also in Cleveland. Pastor Erich and his wife, Emily, were married on June 18, 2005 and they have two children, Jeremiah and Raymond. Emily also graduated from Lee University and received her Doctorate in Education in the Spring of 2019. Emily currently teaches at Beech High School in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Emily is passionate about her family, education, and certainly her Church family. Prior to Pastor and Emily’s arrival at Life in July 2017, they served as Youth Pastors for nearly a decade at two Churches: The Well Church of God in Pulaski, Tennessee and Woodward Avenue Church of God in Athens, Tennessee. Pastor Erich has served on several Tennessee State Boards including the Tennessee State Youth Board, the Tennessee Church Revitalization Board, and the Tennessee Youth and Children’s Association Board. Pastor Erich has ministered across the Eastern United States and around the Globe at State Youth Camps, Conferences, and Services. Pastor’s passion is to see people equipped to serve Jesus and provide opportunities for them to walk in their gifts. He wants to see people, “Do life together” gathered around the Core Values of: Gathering, Giving, Going, Growing, and Glory.

Music Ministry is a key part of worship. We usher people into the presence of God. Worship Leader consists of many areas including band practice and choir/praise team rehearsal. A major key for the Worship Leader is to make sure our hearts are prepared to search for God and that we are all in unity. The Worship Leader’s has the honor to lead Life Church as we offer up a sacrifice of praise to the One who gave it all for us.
Pastor Sonya is a graduate of Lee University, where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Pastoral Ministry. She has been involved in music ministry, drama ministry, and now serves as our full-time Christian Education Pastor. Sonya is originally from NC and is 6th generation Church of God. Her family has traveled throughout the United States singing and ministering. She is married to Couney McNabb. They have four children- Chance, Summer, Savannah, and McKenzie. Sonya enjoys movies, musical theater, UT Football, game nights, and time with her friends and family
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