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


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

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

Lauren Evans

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF Children

Lauren has been working at Crestview since November 2020. She graduated from Manhattan Christian College in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in science in youth ministry with an emphasis in education. Lauren oversees all of the kids ranging from birth through sixth graders. She is married to her husband Nic and has identical twin girls, Meyer and Maysen. Lauren's favorite passage is John 15:5 "I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing." CONTACT LAUREN

Steve osborne

associate pastor of worship

Steve has worked in the worship arts in the local church for  twenty-five years. He joined the Crestview staff in the summer of 2016. Steve is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University where he earned a 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 22 years. His three obsessions (outside of his wife our course) are his cats, making pizza, and fishing. 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


Davinna Farney

administrative Assistant

Davinna is a recent 2021 graduate of Manhattan Christian College and acquired a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bible and Leadership with emphasis in Intercultural Studies and Youth Ministry. You may see her in the front office during the week or hear her answering your phone call to the church. Davinna was born and raised in Wichita, KS. Her hobbies include playing soccer and caring for her 40+ houseplants. Davinna’s life verse is 1 Corinthians 15:58 "Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain."  CONTACT DAVINNA


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Left to right: Devin Wendt, Galen Bunning, Sascha Ohler, Jim Cearley