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Meet the Staff

Aaron Gable // Senior Pastor
Aaron and his wife, Tracy have been married and serving together since 1996. Aaron earned his degree in Bible & Preaching from Johnson University and Masters studies at Fuller Seminary. He loves spending time with his wife and four children, catching a Braves game, and helping others find faith and fulfill their God-given calling.

Ezra Ortiz // Worship Director
Ezra was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Dallas, GA. He loves coffee, songwriting, the Chicago Cubs, and watching Survivor with his wife, Abbie. As a gifted and passionate worship leader and songwriter, he believes true worship is a lifestyle, not a genre. You can listen to Ezra’s latest songs at ezrajacobmusic.com/music.

Tracy Gable // Connections Director
Tracy and her husband, Aaron, have been married and serving together since 1996. Tracy earned her Bachelors in Bible & Early Childhood Education from Johnson University and has taught in both public and private schools. She loves spending time with her family, crafting, sitting on the beach, and training others to find and fulfill their God-given calling.

Shelley Paris-Riden // Church Administrator sparisriden@mylifebridgechurch.com
Shelley is originally from Virginia Beach, VA and relocated to Georgia in 1999 with her husband, Troy. Shelley earned her degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech. She loves cheering on her Hokies and loving on her new grandbaby. As an administrative wizard, she’s passionate about helping others find faith and connecting in community.

Michelle Ladner // Preschool Director
Michelle and her husband, Ben, have been married since 2014. They enjoy spending time with their 2 children, Payton and Logan. Michelle has over 10 years of child development experience. Michelle loves sharing Jesus with children in a fun and exciting environment!

Ben Ladner // Elementary Director
He was born and raised in Woodstock, Georgia. Ben is currently studying theology at the Crosspoint School of Ministry. Ben loves working out and spending time with his wife, Michelle, and their two little ones. Nothing thrills him more than helping others find faith and new freedom with Jesus.