Our Team

Men's Gatekeepers

First Saturday of every month 8:00 am to 9:15 am

Gateway Church Leadership Team

Gateway Church is blessed to have a leadership team who is truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their stories.

Greg Schaffer

Lead Pastor

Pastor Greg is the lead pastor at Gateway Church. He has been married to his wife Tiffany for 27yrs. Together they have 5 children, Nathan, Kyle, Patrick, Isaac and Jacob.

Pastor Greg was born on April 26, 1970, in Broward County Florida. At the age of 17, he accepted Christ into his life and was baptized. Shortly after, he felt the call to the gospel ministry. In 1988, he perused that calling by enrolling in Bible College (Miami Christian College).

Greg met his wife to be Tiffany at his home church (Pembroke Road Baptist Church) in 1989. In 1993, they were married. For more than thirty years Tiffany and Greg have been blessed to serve in the church. Throughout the years, Pastor Greg has served as a youth pastor, worship leader, associate pastor and senior pastor. As a senior pastor, it has been Greg's honor to serve in two other churches; Lighthouse Community Church in Dania Beach Florida, 2000-2010, and First Baptist in Waverly Ohio, 2010-2015.

Pastor Greg holds a Bachelor's in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary and a Master's in Pastoral Ministry from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Pastor Greg's passion for life reflects the mission of Gateway Church, "To know Christ and to make Him known." (John 17:3; Acts 20:24)

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Pastor Greg is the lead pastor at Gateway Church. He has been married to his wife Tiffany for 27yrs. Together they have 5 children, Nathan, Kyle, Patrick, Isaac and Jacob.

Pastor Greg was born on April 26, 1970, in Broward County Florida. At the age of 17, he accepted Christ into his life and was baptized. Shortly after, he felt the call to the gospel ministry. In 1988, he perused that calling by enrolling in Bible College (Miami Christian College).

Greg met his wife to be Tiffany at his home church (Pembroke Road Baptist Church) in 1989. In 1993, they were married. For more than thirty years Tiffany and Greg have been blessed to serve in the church. Throughout the years, Pastor Greg has served as a youth pastor, worship leader, associate pastor and senior pastor. As a senior pastor, it has been Greg's honor to serve in two other churches; Lighthouse Community Church in Dania Beach Florida, 2000-2010, and First Baptist in Waverly Ohio, 2010-2015.

Pastor Greg holds a Bachelor's in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary and a Master's in Pastoral Ministry from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Pastor Greg's passion for life reflects the mission of Gateway Church, "To know Christ and to make Him known." (John 17:3; Acts 20:24)

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Deacon ministry

From left to right: Dan, Brian, Danny, Eric, Michael

Our deacons are in many ways the backbone of our church. Deacons are servants of the church. From the maintenance of the building to serving communion we are bless to have men of character and integrity to serve in the deacon ministry.

(Acts 6:3; 1 Tim 3:8-13)

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Our deacons are in many ways the backbone of our church. Deacons are servants of the church. From the maintenance of the building to serving communion we are bless to have men of character and integrity to serve in the deacon ministry.

(Acts 6:3; 1 Tim 3:8-13)

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Hank Maxwell

Student Ministry

Hank was appointed to serve as Gateway Church's Student Minister in April of 2019. Prior to that, he served as the College Leader of Cypress Baptist Church in Benton, Louisiana.

The attributes that best describe Hank as a pastor are strong preaching, leadership development and counseling. Hank takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending the first hours of his day focused on Bible study.

He graduated from Liberty University in 2019 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. He is currently pursuing a MDiv in Apologetics from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Hank has been happily married for 11 years to his wife, Crystal. They have three children: Scarlett, Leia, and Evelyn Maxwell.

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Hank was appointed to serve as Gateway Church's Student Minister in April of 2019. Prior to that, he served as the College Leader of Cypress Baptist Church in Benton, Louisiana.

The attributes that best describe Hank as a pastor are strong preaching, leadership development and counseling. Hank takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending the first hours of his day focused on Bible study.

He graduated from Liberty University in 2019 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. He is currently pursuing a MDiv in Apologetics from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Hank has been happily married for 11 years to his wife, Crystal. They have three children: Scarlett, Leia, and Evelyn Maxwell.

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LeAnn Hutchinson

Childrens Ministry Director

LeAnn is a wife and mother to three children. Currently she is attending Grand Canyon University. LeAnn plans to receive her degree in Elementary Education this fall. In her spare time she enjoys being with her husband and kids, going to the pool, going for walks/bike rides, and playing with their dogs. She loves to volunteer at different places when she gets the chance.

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LeAnn is a wife and mother to three children. Currently she is attending Grand Canyon University. LeAnn plans to receive her degree in Elementary Education this fall. In her spare time she enjoys being with her husband and kids, going to the pool, going for walks/bike rides, and playing with their dogs. She loves to volunteer at different places when she gets the chance.

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Joey Spearman

Office manager

Joey was appointed to serve as Gateway Church's Office Manager in 2019. She is a wife and mother of two. Joey enjoys reading, hiking and anything craft. Joey graduated from CSU and holds a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science.

In her free time she enjoys volunteering by working in the SLV (nursing home and school). She is a mother that enjoys watching her children grow in their faith, education and sports.

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Joey was appointed to serve as Gateway Church's Office Manager in 2019. She is a wife and mother of two. Joey enjoys reading, hiking and anything craft. Joey graduated from CSU and holds a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science.

In her free time she enjoys volunteering by working in the SLV (nursing home and school). She is a mother that enjoys watching her children grow in their faith, education and sports.

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