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Grace Life Bible Church Leadership

Dr. John Holmes

Lead Pastor

Dr. John Holmes graduated from Grace University in 1986 (B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary in 1992 (Th.M.), and from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2002 (Ph.D.). While at Grace he served in a number of administrative roles and taught bible classes. He enjoys a ministry of teaching God’s Word and speaking on issues of biblical manhood and womanhood, and marriage. He has been happily married to his wife Donna for 32 years with whom he enjoys a ministry of counseling young couples. They have two sons (Jesse and Micah) who are married.

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Dr. Lonnie Hofer


Dr. Lonnie Hofer and his wife Sharon have two daughters, Cristy and Kimberly. Lonnie is a graduate of Grace University (B.A.), and Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas (Th.M. and D.Min.).  After graduation from DTS, Lonnie ministered as a traveling speaker to churches throughout our country and Canada concentrating on evangelism and revival. Lonnie enjoys communicating the Word of God and sharing with people how they can know for sure they have eternal life. 

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John Arch serves as the Lead Elder at Grace Life Bible Church.  A graduate of Grace University in Omaha and Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon, John has been teaching the Bible through local church ministries for more than 35 years.  His passion is leading interactive Bible studies where people participate in discovering the truth of Scripture and growing in their relationship with Christ.  John currently serves as State Senator in the Nebraska Legislature representing District 14.

John Arch

Lead Elder

Ryan Miksch

Youth Director

Ryan Miksch has lived in Omaha since beginning at Grace University in 2010. He has a heart for ministering to Middle School and High School students which has led him to serve the area through Christ for the City International, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Youth For Christ and in several area Churches since 2010. His wife, Paige, is a Kindergarten teacher at Bryan Elementary in Millard. Together they are striving to build relationships with our future generations while also training and equipping students to impact the world around them.  

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Christine graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Worship Arts. She lives in Omaha with her husband, Lewis, and their three kids. She teaches piano and vocal lessons and has worked with Cornerstone Christian School and the 402 Arts Collective.

Christine Kleiner

Interim Worship Director

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Elder - Dave Black

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Elder - Bill Leeder

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Elder - Jeff Reiss

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Elder - Tip Spencer