When his attention isn’t on his family or New Point Church (which is most of the time), he pursues one of his other great passions in life, MUSIC! He is a singer/songwriter and every once in a while performs with the Brett Black Band. His favorite sports are football, tennis, and CrossFit. He is a member of the Greater Des Moines Tennis Association and CrossFit Des Moines.
Jennifer launched Black Photography several years ago and operates that business full-time. She also enjoys baking, shopping, and CrossFit. She is a member of CrossFit Des Moines.
Together they are passionate about their girls, family trips, and hanging out in coffee shops.
Pastor Wes has been in ministry for over 7 years. His heart has and always will be to train and disciple every generation. His belief has long been that as followers of Christ we possess the ability and potential to completely change the world. His hobbies include; ancient Hebrew studies, longboarding, and eating.
Wes was recently married in 2014 to his best friend, Chelsea. Together they work to teach, disciple, and serve both students and adults. They also lead a LifeGroup for young adults together.
Their hearts’ desires are; God, each other, ministry, and soy ice cream.
For over ten years, Jordan has served as a Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, and a Creative Media Director. No matter the role he has found himself in, Jordan has always sought to help people have an experience with Jesus that would change their life.
Prior to coming to New Point, Jordan was a Creative Media Specialist at the University of Iowa. As a communicator, he continues to use the creative skills he has learned in the church and in his profession to present the Gospel in creative ways. In his unique role at New Point, Jordan has been able to be used as both a teacher, and as a creative media nerd. Two of his greatest passions!
Jordan and his wife Lindsey have been married since 2005 and have four young daughters; Madison, Maiah, Mackenzie, and Mollie. He is a graduate of INSTE Bible College in 2005 where he studied Theology. He also graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 2016 with an A.A.S. in Web Technologies.
When she is not working in children’s ministry she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason and their children: Jackson (5), Bennett (3) and Stella (2). She loves to entertain and loves to cook.
If you have any questions about children’s ministry, please do not hesitate to ask!
Kate and Jeff have three children: Makylah, Kaelsten and Taelyn. She is inspired by her kids and love how they teach her something on a daily basis.