LifePoint Staff

We asked our staff four questions.  Get to know them better as you read their answers.

  • Pastor Ben Northcutt

    Ben Northcutt, Senior Pastor

    bnorthcutt@lifepointmn.org


    1.  What is your favorite food?  Crème Brule

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  Chattanooga, TN

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  Professional Juggler

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Sitting at a Caribou with a cup of coffee...across the table from someone talking about life...and work....and Jesus.

  • Dan Munson, congregational consultant

    dcmmunson@gmail.com


    1.  What is your favorite food? Baked Alaska

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  Rocky Mountains

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  Pilot

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Listening to people tell about how Jesus has guided them through the up's and down's of life.

  • matthew paye, director of worship & music

    mpaye@lifepointmn.org


    1.  What is your favorite food? Mexican food and cake

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  Miami, FL

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  A soccer star

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Learning new ideas from the staff and music team members.

  • Kelley Munson, Children's Ministries Consultant

    munsonkelley@gmail.com


    1.  What is your favorite food? Bubble Tea and Hot Pot

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  Coronado/San Diego, CA

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  Something in politics.

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Listening to the questions and reflections the kids come up with about Jesus. I learn something new from them everyday!

  • Jane Weigel, Pianist

    jweigel@lifepointmn.org


    1.  What is your favorite food? Shrimp

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  San Francisco

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  A Teacher.

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Seeing time and time again how God uses a song to touch my heart as well as the heart of others.

  • parnell kingsley, business manager

    pkingsley@lifepointmn.org


    1.  What is your favorite food? Tacos

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  North shore of Lake Superior in the fall, and Gasparilla Island, FL, in the winter.

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  An attorney

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Singing in the choir.

  • Renee nelson, office manager

    rnelson@lifepointmn.org


    1.  What is your favorite food? Steak and baked potatoes

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  Disney World

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  A teacher

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  Working with incredible people that have a heart for serving God and LifePoint.

  • steve copeland, custodian

    scopeland@lifepointmn.org


    1.  What is your favorite food? Barbecued ribs - actually ANYTHING barbecued.

    2.  What is your favorite vacation spot?  Banff and Jasper in the Canadian Rockies

    3.  When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  A pilot inventor scientist who lived in an amazing tree house on a tropical island - basically a mashup of Tom Swift, Tarzan and Swiss Family Robinson.

    4.  What is your favorite part of your ministry at LifePoint?  I enjoy seeing a lot of people, especially kids and young people, using the building when there is an event.