Pastors Travis and Brandi Bennett have been on staff since 2005. They lead the youth group GRIT together for 13 years, Pastor Brandi has been the office manager for the past 15 years and Pastor Travis was the worship leader for 13 as well. In 2015, Pastor Travis came on full time as the associate Pastor of the church until in July of 2019, they were both placed into the position as lead Pastors, taking the reins from their leaders and parents Ty and LouAnn Jones. The Bennett’s have 3 kids, Addison Anson and Atlee that they enjoy every moment they can with these blessings.
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 Travis Bennett, Heidi is married to Doug and has 5 boys.
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.