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Javin Troyer

Youth Pastor

I attended James River Master’s Commission in Springfield, Missouri, then returned to Lincoln to intern at Christ’s Place Church. After my internship, I led the church’s Junior High ministry for four years. Elise and I became friends while she attended Christ’s Place Leadership College and I was on staff. We married in 2015 and moved to Kearney so Elise could finish her degree at UNK.


I love Husker football and am usually trying to explain to Elise what is going on in the game. I enjoy being outside and playing disc golf, grilling, camping and having a big glass of sweet tea. Elise loves DIY projects and has been involved in theater, dance and singing. She graduated with a degree in multimedia communications at UNK.


We are so excited to be a part of the Youth Ministry at New Life! We know that God has great things in store for the next generation right now! We believe the best is yet to come, and we are honored to lead students in their relationship with Christ.