• Drue matthews

    pastor

    Drue left his lucrative position in 2014 to follow Christ's call into the ministry. His heart is for the people of Smyrna to know Jesus and to live the abundant life He promises.  His wife, Heidi is not only a stay-at-home mom, but she somehow manages to homeschool her children & lead the children's ministry at Smyrna. Her excitement and joy is contagious...making her an integral part of the ministry at LifeHouse.

    Heidi & Drue were married in 1998. They have 6 children: Cole, Quinn, Clay, Dane, Rex & Leif.

  • mike wright

    associate pastor

    Mike recently left his teaching career to pursue God's calling in his life. He has a burden and is passionate to help people follow Jesus. Mike also leads LSM Smyrna, LifeGroups, as well as serving as an elder and many other roles.
    His wife Sheri came out of the corporate world as a paralegal and answered the call to ministry in 2007.  Sheri now serves in many areas at LifeHouse Smyrna.

    Mike & Sheri were married in July 2014 & have 2 daughters: Piper & Isla.

  • kage queen

    worship pastor

    Kage and Kelsey are newlyweds who moved from West Virginia to join LifeHouse Middletown in June 2015 as the worship intern.  Kage helped lead worship on Sundays in Middletown before transitioning to being the worship pastor at LifeHouse Smyrna.  Kage has a burden for the people not to just sing along but to lead them in worshipping God Almighty! He has a strong desire to use his gifts for Kingdom work and enjoys anything involving audio gear.