Jeff Brooks

Jeff has served as our Senior Minister since September 2011.  A passionate and gifted speaker, he loves to teach the simple truth of the Bible in an engaging and memorable way.  He describes himself primarily as a sinner saved by grace.  A proud graduate of Abilene Christian University, Jeff has served churches first as a…

Vitorio Vitalone

Vittorio and Tonia Vitalone Viale Lina Cavalieri 58 00139 Rome, Italy Phone 39-06.97998626 Vittorio and Tonia Vitalone live in Rome, Italy. Vittorio is an anesthesiologist by trade and a teacher/preacher by choice. He works as a doctor three or four days a week to support his family, and devotes his energy in the remaining days…

Franco Verardi

Franco Verardi travels weekly to churches – preaching, teaching, and mentoring youth – all over Italy and across the Mediterranean to Albania. Franco often works alongside Vittorio Vitalone in these efforts. Many small congregations in Italy struggle without enough preachers or church leaders, and they call often upon Franco for help. By supporting effective Italian…

Kelly Tomasi

Since 2014, Lake Cities has been supporting Kelly and Kelci Tomasi, after the congregation heard of their plans and quickly discovered several prior connections. We helped to send them to Niteroi, Brazil (near Rio) to join a team there, and since that time we have been encouraged to see how God is using them to…

Roberto Rubio, Jr.

In 2003, Roberto Rubio, Sr., was baptized into Christ while he was living in Texas. He began worshipping and studying with Lake Cities and soon felt that God was calling him to return to Mexico and teach his family about Jesus. Roberto, Sr. taught and baptized his wife, Esperanza, and their children, Robert Jr., Ximena,…

Justin Cherry

The Cherry family – Justin, Jennifer, Rylee, Gavin and Zane – have been ministering in Auckland, New Zealand for several years. They stay busy working with the mission team and board members of Discovery Church, the church they helped to plant; with many individual and group Bible studies; with community service projects; and with planning…

Leah Ross

Leah Ross joined the Lake Cities staff in June 2013 as the Children’s Minister. She and her husband Cameron have been married since July of 2012, and are loving life together. She graduated with honors from ACU with a degree in Early Childhood Education in 2009, and continues to have a strong passion for teaching…