LIFE Church of Rome Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at LIFE is comprised of men and women who love & care for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Jason Stockton

    Lead Pastor

    Jason is the founding and Lead Pastor of LIFE Church of Rome.

    Jason has been married to his wife, Amy, since 2002, and they have four amazing children: Elizabeth, Alli, Jase, and Bella Kate.

    Jason is originally from Rome, GA. and graduated from Coosa High School. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Georgia in Athens and earned his Master’s degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    His hobbies include Golf, Hunting, and watching UGA Football.

    Church Number - 706-728-3166 Ext. 705

  • Josh Perry

    Executive PASTOR

    Josh has been part of LIFE Church since the beginning and serves as the Executive Pastor.

    Josh has been married to his wife, Mandy, since 2003, and they have three awesome children: Grayson, Sarah Beth, and Lillian. Josh is originally from the small town of Flintstone, GA, just outside of Chattanooga ,TN.

    Josh received his Bachelors Degree in Christian Ministries from Shorter College in Rome, GA.

    Some of Josh's Favorites:

    • Places - NYC and Portland, Maine
    • Music - Varies, everything from Bluegrass to Classical to Classic Rock
    • Books - The Barbarian Way ( Erwin McManus), Grace Walk (Steve McVey)
    • TV Show - The Amazing Race, MacGyver, Survivor
    • Sports - Soccer and Footballl
    • Movies - The Princess Bride, Dumb and Dumber, Tommy Boy

    His hobbies include spending time with his family, running from soccer practice to ballet recitals, and everything in between.

    1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18

    Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.

    Church Number - 706-728-3166 Ext. 704

  • Greg Cater

    Community PASTOR

    Greg has been part of LIFE Church since its beginning and is the Associate Pastor over our Community Ministries.

    Greg is married to his wife, Robin, and they have two beautiful daughters: Carley and Jo Bethany. He also has three sweet grandchildren: Tucker, Poppie, and Knox.

    Greg graduated from LaGrange High School in LaGrange, Georgia. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, TN and his Master’s degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary.

    Some of Greg’s Favorites:

    • Places – the Beach
    • Music Artists – The Allman Brothers, Eric Clapton, the Beatles
    • Books – Grace Walk, 
    • TV Show – Andy Griffith, The Cosby Show
    • Sports – Football, Golf
    • Movies – Tombstone, Quigley Down Under

    His hobbies include jogging and working out. 

    Ephesians 3:20

    Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, 

    Church Number - 706-728-3166 Ext. 703

  • Kent Howard

    Family Pastor

    Kent joined the LIFE Church team as the Family Pastor in February 2017. He also serves as the Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in Rome and Floyd County.


    Kent has been married to his wife, Lauren, since 2000, and they have two beautiful children: Isabelle and Mac. He grew up on the mean streets of the Maplewood subdivision in North Rome.


    He graduated from Rome High School and Shorter College where he earned a degree in Business Administration. He worked several jobs in corporate America before answering the Lord’s call to teach Business Education and coach high school athletics, where he spent thirteen years and earned two post graduate degrees in education.


    Kent’s Favorites:

    • Places: Charleston, SC and Estes Park, CO  
    • Music:80’s Rock, 90’s Alternative, Needtobreathe, Third Day, Lecrae, etc.
    • Book: Bible
    • TV Shows: The Walking Dead, Stranger Things (Netflix), The Blacklist
    • Sports: All of them.
    • Movies: The Goonies, The Notebook, Platoon, Star Wars, Batman, Talladega Nights, and hundreds more.

    2 Timothy 4:7

    I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

    Church Number - 706-728-3166 Ext. 700

  • Medea Alexander

    Director of Finance

    Medea has been with LIFE Church for 6 years working in Finances, Data & Church Statistics, and Business Administration.

    Medea is married to Aaron, and they have two beautiful daughters, Haven and Kinsley. She was born and raised in Rome, GA.

    Medea graduated from Pepperell High School and later attended GA Tech where she studied Chemical Engineering.

    Church Number - 706-728-3166 Ext. 702

  • Jessica Dunn

    connections director

    Jessica joined the LIFE Church family when her family moved to Rome in 2015.  She began serving as the Connections Director in the summer of 2017.  Her role in the church involves welcoming and assimilating new members to the LIFE Church family.

    Jessica married Justin Dunn in 2005, and they have two awesome kids, Tripp and Ivey.  Jessica was raised in the Newnan, Georgia area and obtained her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Georgia.

    Jessica's Favorites:

    • Places - Anywhere the sea meets the sand
    • Music Artists - TobyMac, Lauren Daigle, For King & Country
    • Books - Bible
    • Apps - EveryDollar, First5, Pandora
    • Sports - CrossFit and outdoor activities

    Working out, cooking for her family, carting kids to school and practices, leading women in Bible study, listening to Podcasts, organizing other people’s things, and traveling

    Acts 17:26

    From one man He made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and He determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live.

    Church Number - 706-728-3166 Ext. 706

Our Ministry Partners

At LIFE, we don't pretend to serve our community alone. We have partners and co-laborers we whole-heartedly support (both financially and with our time and other resources) that we would love to put you in contact with. If you are curious about this list of ministry partners, please contact us.