OUR STAFF
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Denny Beavers
Senior Pastor
 
 
Pastor Denny Beavers has been the Senior Pastor of Living Word Church since 1996. He graduated from DePauw University in 1980. In 1988, he gave up his pursuit of a successful business career to answer God’s call. A 1990 graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center, Pastor Denny is a dynamic and passionate teacher of God’s Word. He boldly proclaims that God’s Word is able save, heal, and deliver people from all sin, fear, and bondage. He also emphasizes the authority of the believer, and a life of faith and obedience to help believers walk in victory in every area of their life. He and his wife, Danni, have two daughters and five grandchildren.
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Danni Beavers
Co-Pastor/ Worship Pastor
 
 
Pastor Danni is Co-Pastor with her husband, Denny, and also serves as Worship Pastor. For more than 25 years, she has been leading believers into a more personal and intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ through anointed praise and worship. A certificate holder of Kenneth E. Hagin’s Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK, Danni is also a gifted teacher of the Word of God. The gifts of the Spirit are often in manifestation as she ministers, especially the Word of Knowledge, Gifts of Healing and Prophecy. Her greatest passion is to see all people live free from the bondages of sin to a life that pleases the Father and brings others to Jesus
Briana Smith
Youth & Young Adult Director
 
Briana is the Youth and Young Adult Director of Living Word Church. She is a 2016 graduate of Rhema Bible Training College in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with an emphasis in Pastoral Ministries. She has been a part of the Living Word Church family since the age of seven. Briana currently serves in many areas of ministry, including being a part of the Praise and Worship Team and the Welcome Team. Her desire is to see the youth and young adults of today rise up and know their identity in Christ and to walk out God’s plan for their lives.
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Ricardo Centeno
Spanish Pastor 
 
Pastor Ricardo Centeno aceptó a JESUCRISTO como su salvador y ha sido ministro de Alabanza y Adoracion desde 1991. El ha cursado estudios teologicos y ministeriales desde 1996 en el Instututo Biblico de Cristo Para Las Naciones en Dallas, Texas. En la misma cuidad, Pastor Ricardo Centeno ha servido a DIOS en Dallas, Texas y ha sido Pastor y Maestro de jovenes. Pastor Ricardo Centeno sirvio a DIOS en North Place Church en Español como Pastor de Alabanza y Adoracion por 9 años desde varios años del ministerio Hispano en esa iglesia hasta que DIOS lo movio a la ciudad de Jonesboro por medio de los Pastores Denny y Danni Beavers para formar parte del ministerio de Adoración. Ahora en 2014, DIOS y los Pastores Beavers lo llaman a ser el Pastor del ministerio Iglesia Palabra de Vida.