Meet the team

Steve Neubaum
Senior Pastor
Steve is responsible for helping the congregation reach people for Christ and encouraging them to become authentic disciples of the Lord Jesus. He preaches, teaches, works with leadership and tries to hang out with as many people as possible. Steve is married to Sonia. They are proud of their two sons Luke and Zane. Steve enjoys working out, drinking coffee and mini trips to the beach and mountains.
Katie Wann
Director of Children's Ministries
Katie manages and leads the children's ministry at LifePoint from infants and toddlers through 5th grade. Katie is passionate about partnering with parents to disciple children to love God and love others. She believes children's ministries can impact the next generation to have a strong foundation of faith. Katie is married to Matt and together they have two beautiful children, Ryan and Madison. Katie enjoys coffee, cooking, reading historical books, and going on adventures with her family and friends.
Bryce Maness
Youth Pastor
Bryce leads our students from 6th-12th grade and helps them to connect with God and grow in their faith. He has a heart to come along side parents to help them disciple their teens and pre-teens in loving God and loving others. He also is here to help Steve accomplish the vision at LifePoint. Bryce has been married to his wife Maggie for 14 years, they have two amazing daughters Avery and Elsey. Bryce began serving in Oakdale youth ministry when he was 18 years old, he has been a Registered Nurse for 16 years, served as a Youth Leader and Youth Pastor in Oakdale for 10 years, he likes to “geek out” on the Bible, workout, play videos games and hang out with people.
Amy Benziger
Amy is responsible for bookkeeping, planning events, and general organization around the church. She is married to Tyler, has two beautiful kids, Brody & Grace, loves to sing and to solve jigsaw puzzles.
Jennifer Harris
Jennifer is responsible for communication of the church bulletin and weekly upkeep of the church and classrooms. She has been married to her husband Nolan for over 25 years has a son Nolan and step daughter Ashlee. Jennifer likes spending time praying with others, enjoys a good cup of tea and staying involved in the community. She loves nature and gardening.
Tyler Benziger
Worship Leader
Tyler runs all things music at LifePoint. He is passionate about using musical worship as a way of glorifying God, and is excited to see how God is going to use LifePoint to impact the community of Oakdale and the world. He is married to Amy, has two children, Brody & Grace, and loves to spend time outdoors.