Pastor Andy White
In 1977, Senior Pastor Andy White graduated with honors from Norwich University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He spent 11 years as a USAF pilot before leaving the Air Force to follow his calling as a pastor/teacher. He founded Faith Family Church in 1994, Life Christian Childcare in 2001 and Life Christian Academy in 2014. He loves God, his wife Deb and kids - young and old.
Deb White is an accomplished business woman, ministry leader and mom of two amazing adult children (expect her to show pictures.) She brings her passion for Jesus, children and parenting to Life Christian. She enjoys gardening, painting, and teaching about the Bible, God's love and His plans for others. She also loves traveling with her husband Andy.
My name is Rebekah Zulker. I grew up in the Smokey Mountains of North East Tennessee. I received Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior June 24th, 1997. Bryan and I were married in October of 2005 and we have 4 children, 1 girl and 3 boys. I served on staff at our church in Georgia for 9 years with 4.5 years in the elementary department. We moved to Arizona in the Summer of 2015. I have loved the opportunity of serving the staff, children and families of Life Christian for the last 2 years and look forward to the future.
Blythe Tumbleson is our Business Manager/Accountant who handles all the financial operations, helps with HR and other new endeavors.
Before starting with Faith Family Church, Blythe spent 24 years as the full charge bookkeeper and business partner for her family owned corporation. She continues to be involved with the family business, but more on a part-time basis.
Numbers are her thing. She enjoys creating spreadsheets, reconciling accounts and solving equations. In her spare time, Blythe loves spending time with her family. This year she finally became a grandmother and adores (almost to the point of obsession, ha ha) her new granddaughter.
My name is Erin Goodwin and I've worked in early childhood for over 20 years now! I am extremely passionate about teaching young children and mentoring the teachers who engage with them daily. I believe we are privileged to be a part of laying an early foundation to give kids a love of learning and a love for Jesus.
I will be married to my high school sweetheart for 28 years this June. We have an adult daughter, son-in law, and son. We have two precious grandchildren and look forward to having more! I love being involved in our church. Together my husband and I have worked with junior high, high school and young adults. I also enjoy camping, doing home projects, cooking, and most of all being with family.
My name is Juan Armenta and I was born and raised here in sunny Chandler, AZ. I graduated high school in 2011 and right thereafter I was hired at Faith Family Church. Slowly but surely I gained the responsibilities of everything from IT, Grounds Keeping, Media Director and Maintenance. For 7 years I faithfully committed to serving in all of those different areas. In 2018 I accepted a full time position as the Office Administrator for Life Christian Preschool-Childcare, making a total of 9 years working in the ministry.
I currently handle the flow of the childcare, from enrollments, paperwork, organizing, and implementing protocols. One of my favorite things I get to do is work with the children and teach them about Jesus. When I'm not working or volunteering I enjoy drinking coffee with friends and organizing.