L I F E B R I D G E   C H U R C H

Meet the Staff

 
 
 
Aaron Gable // Senior Pastor
agable@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
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.
 

 
 
Damian Boyd // Online Pastor
dboyd@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
Damian L. Boyd is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, passionate communicator, visionary leader, and pastor. He is a well-known speaker and has supplied people with the principles, tools, and resources to live significant lives for the Glory of God. Damian and Zarat celebrate 20 years of marriage and are raising their son, Damian Jr., a gifted, musical child with complex medical needs.
 
 
 

 
 
Ezra Ortiz // Worship Director
eortiz@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
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.
 

 
 
Kellen Key // Online Pastor
kkey@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
After growing up in Marietta, GA, Kellen spent a significant amount of time serving and leading in student ministries on the west coast where he eventually met his wife and ministry partner, Danielle. He earned both his Bachelors in Biblical Studies and Masters in Strategic Ministry & Leadership from Point University. He loves Star Wars, Crimson Tide football, and fluorescent-lit strolls through Target with his wife.
 
 
 

 
 
Tracy Gable // Connections Director
tgable@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
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
mladner@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
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
bladner@mylifebridgechurch.com
 
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.