Pastor Ty and Lou Ann Jones have been the pastors of Arena of Life from the church’s beginning in 1997. God has given them a vision and a tremendous passion to reach the Western world and others with the Gospel in a way that is simple to understand and a practical style during each week’s service. Pastor Ty and Lou Ann are following the call that God has placed on their lives to reach the lost and equip believers to live a full and abundant life in Jesus Christ.
Pastors Travis and Brandi Bennett were the youth pastors for ten plus years. Their goal is to bring the Gospel to this generation through leading them into the presence of God, and discipling them with the uncompromised word. The Bennett’s have 3 kids, Addison Anson and Atlee that they enjoy every moment they can with these blessings. Pastor Travis is also the Worship Pastor At AOL.
Wendy Hoffman began attending AOL in late 2015 and joined our staff in March 2016. She is passionate about kids and teaching them about Jesus. Wendy is married to Marty and they have 2 sons, Dru and Zach.
PASTOR ROBERT NEWMAN
Pastor Robert Newman is the Associate Pastor of Arena of Life. He has been serving in this area since December 31st of 2010. He and his wife Cindy serve at Arena of Life with a deep love for God and His Church.
Shannon and Carrie Underkoffler met at AOL Church, serving as youth leaders. In 2017 they married and then in 2018 Shannon began his journey as the Youth Pastor. They have a daughter, Avery, and a passion to love people, serve people and save people.
Heidi DeVeney moved to amarillo and started attending AOL in 2012. She joined our staff in August of 2014. She is our secretary, and assistant to Pastor Ty Jones, Heidi is married to Doug and has 5 boys
PASTOR BETH – WORSHIP
Pastor Beth Quinones recently joined Arena Of Life after being a member of the worship team at Powerhouse Church in Orlando, FL, where her husband John Quinones and 4 sons attended for the past five years. She learned her first guitar chords and a love for worship from her grandmother when she was still too little to hold a guitar on her one. Today her hearts desire is to see a church that, in unity, continually seeks to be in God’s presence by living a life of worship.