Devin Wendt

Lead pastor

Devin has been the pastor at Crestview since May 2002.  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Pastoral Ministry from Manhattan Christian College and a Master of Arts in New Testament and preaching from Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee. He enjoys spending time with his wife, April, and his two daughters, Emma and Ruby. His hobbies include fishing and dominating the fantasy football league. Devin's life verse is found in Exodus 14:14. It says, "The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still."   CONTACT DEVIN


SHelley blau

office manager

Shelley is the office manager at Crestview since February 2013. She oversees daily activities at the church's main office and provides support to the staff. Her family includes her husband, George, daughter, Hilleri, son-in-law, Bryon, and her grandson, Remington. She also has a dog named Kendra Jo. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, cooking and K-State Sports. Shelley's life verse is Proverbs 3:5-6. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him, and he will make your paths straight."  CONTACT SHELLEY

Jarad Garren

Associate PASTOR of spiritual development

Jarad has been at Crestview since February 2011. He has a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Christian Education from Manhattan Christian College. He equips and supports the adult ministry leaders. He has a wife, Bethany, and four sons: Mason, Ethan, Marshall and Turner.  His hobbies include playing and coaching soccer as well as wrestling with his boys.  Jarad's life verse says: "Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it." (Proverbs 22:6)   CONTACT JARAD

Faith Hansard

associate pastor of children

Faith joined the Crestview staff  in September of 2016. Faith graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Leadership with an emphasis in children’s ministry and counseling.  Faith has a heart sharing God’s love with children and their families.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Her hobbies include reading and anything Pinterest! Faith's life verse says: “I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love” (Ephesians 4:1-2).  CONTACT FAITH

Natalie holdren

associate pastor of youth

Natalie has been working at Crestview since 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science in Bible Christian Education from Manhattan Christian College. She ministers to all the teenagers in 7th through 12th grade. Her family includes her husband, Terry, one daughter, Brogan, and one son, Lucas. Her hobbies include traveling, socializing, cooking, reading and just about anything fun. Natalie's life verse is: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6)   CONTACT NATALIE


dee johnson

business administrator

Dee has been the business administrator since December 2010. Her responsibilities include accounting, payroll and a budget. Her family includes her husband, Brad, and her daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Derek, as well as her son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Calley. She also has a granddaughter named Finley and grandson named Lane. Her dog is named Oliver. Her hobbies include golfing, traveling, reading and quilting. Her life verse is 2 Timothy 1:7 "For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline."  CONTACT DEE

Steve osborne

associate pastor of worship

Steve has worked in the worship arts in the local church for  twenty-two years. He joined the Crestview staff in the summer of 2016. Steve is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in music. He loves using the arts to create environments in which people can experience the life-changing power of God's presence and love.  He is passionate about apprenticing artists in crafting their skills and developing new skills.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with Tysha, his wife of 20 years, and his three cats. His hobbies include travel, cooking, building with his hands, and collecting vinyl records.  Steve also enjoys his work as a marketing specialist in the guitar industry.  Steve's life verse says: "Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." (Romans 12:2a)  CONTACT STEVE