Chris and Niki May Lead Pastors - Real Life Community Church

Pastor Chris & Niki May

Lead Pastor

Chris is an Ordained Assemblies of God Pastor. He holds a Master of Arts in Christian Studies from the University of the Cumberlands, as well as a B.S. in Psychology and a Certificate in Biblical Studies, both from Colorado Christian University. Chris has a passion for teaching God’s Word. He loves spending time with His wife, Niki, and his two boys, Dylan and Connor. His hobbies include cycling, watching KY basketball, reading, and hiking.

Dakota and Bekah Kelly

Pastor Dakota & Bekah Kelly

Associate Pastor

Dakota holds an MBA in Accounting and a BBA in Accounting from Marshall University, where he graduated with Summa Cum Laude institutional honors. He pursued Biblical training from Wright Way Bible Institute and Eternity Bible College, where he earned a Certificate in Biblical Studies. He previously held ministerial credentials with non-denominational churches in West Virginia, where he served as a Youth Pastor and Associate Pastor of Family Ministries. Dakota is currently pursuing his Assembly of God credentials.

Ben and Deanna Burnett - EKU Campus Missionaries with the Assemblies of God

Ben & Deanna Burnett

Associate Pastor


Joe Smith

Don Wynn

Steven Ramlal


Carole Bales

Women's Ministry Director
Courtney Bales Outreach

Courtney Bales

Outreach Director

Winston Bales

Director of Transportation

Shelby Brandenburg

Children's Ministry Director

Zac Brandenburg

Music Director
Hunter Deel

Hunter Deel

Compassion Ministry Director
Darlene Jackson

Darlene Jackson

Administrative Assistant | Connections Director

Matt Kerr

Video Director
Bud Koenig

Bud Koenig

Men's Ministry Director
Dylan May

Dylan May

Media Director

Steven & Janet Ramlal

Missions Directors

Wendy Ridout

Communication Director

Joe & Stephanie Smith

Youth Directors
Kristy Stamper

Kristy Stamper

Hospitality Director
Bob Stamper Worship Leader

Bob Stamper

Music Leader