Our Team.

 
  Nick Ahrens Associate Pastor   Nick joined the Lincolnway staff after serving for 10 years as Pastor of a local area church-plant. He has a heart for bringing God’s message of abundant love and life to anyone willing to listen. Nick continues to help out in the family’s landscaping business that he started in high school and that is now managed by his wife, Linda, and two of their three sons. Both Nick and Linda love to travel, fish, and to spoil their 6 grandchildren.

Nick Ahrens
Associate Pastor

Nick joined the Lincolnway staff after serving for 10 years as Pastor of a local area church-plant. He has a heart for bringing God’s message of abundant love and life to anyone willing to listen. Nick continues to help out in the family’s landscaping business that he started in high school and that is now managed by his wife, Linda, and two of their three sons. Both Nick and Linda love to travel, fish, and to spoil their 6 grandchildren.

  Greg Knowles Director of Worship   Greg has been married to his wife Erin since 2005, and they live in Channahon with their three children: Benjamin, Josiah, and Calah. He came to Lincolnway with 14 years of ministry experience with youth and college-aged students. His favorite part of ministry is people, and watching God transform the lives of children, their friends, and their families. He enjoys singing, spending time with his family, and watching football. 

Greg Knowles
Director of Worship

Greg has been married to his wife Erin since 2005, and they live in Channahon with their three children: Benjamin, Josiah, and Calah. He came to Lincolnway with 14 years of ministry experience with youth and college-aged students. His favorite part of ministry is people, and watching God transform the lives of children, their friends, and their families. He enjoys singing, spending time with his family, and watching football. 

  Tina Elsinga Business Administrator   Tina Elsinga and her husband, Bob, have been a part of  Lincolnway since 2014.  We have led a Growth Group and love to volunteer.  They live in Manhattan and have four sons, one daughter in law, and a beautiful granddaughter.  I love to travel, cook, and spoil my granddaughter.

Tina Elsinga
Business Administrator

Tina Elsinga and her husband, Bob, have been a part of  Lincolnway since 2014.  We have led a Growth Group and love to volunteer.  They live in Manhattan and have four sons, one daughter in law, and a beautiful granddaughter.  I love to travel, cook, and spoil my granddaughter.

 
  Linda Gay   Director of MDO   Mother of four and grandmother of four, Linda loves children and enjoys working with preschoolers. Providing the creative end of introducing young children to the love of Jesus is her passion. Married to Tom since 1975, they have served in various leadership roles since first attending Lincolnway Christian Church in 1984. She enjoys family get togethers, cottage time in Michigan, and eating out!

Linda Gay
Director of MDO

Mother of four and grandmother of four, Linda loves children and enjoys working with preschoolers. Providing the creative end of introducing young children to the love of Jesus is her passion. Married to Tom since 1975, they have served in various leadership roles since first attending Lincolnway Christian Church in 1984. She enjoys family get togethers, cottage time in Michigan, and eating out!

  Karen Ferreira Director of First Impressions   Karen has been with our team since 2008, organizing and keeping track of everybody who fills out a connection card and the information they supply. She lives in Frankfort with her husband, Jeff who is a regional sales manager for H. D. Supply. They have two sons, a daughter, a daughter-in-law and two granddaughter. She enjoys working out and playing with her granddaughters

Karen Ferreira
Director of First Impressions

Karen has been with our team since 2008, organizing and keeping track of everybody who fills out a connection card and the information they supply. She lives in Frankfort with her husband, Jeff who is a regional sales manager for H. D. Supply. They have two sons, a daughter, a daughter-in-law and two granddaughter. She enjoys working out and playing with her granddaughters

  Steve Baker Interim Pastor   Steve Baker and his wife Audrey have been a part of Lincolnway since 2010. They live in Frankfort and have four children. Steve loves to see others connect their story to God's story. Steve loves to tell stories, Legos and Golf. 

Steve Baker
Interim Pastor

Steve Baker and his wife Audrey have been a part of Lincolnway since 2010. They live in Frankfort and have four children. Steve loves to see others connect their story to God's story. Steve loves to tell stories, Legos and Golf.