MEET OUR STAFF
DREW & CHRISTI BECKER | LEAD PASTORS
Pastors Drew and Christi Becker are Lead Pastors and founders of Freedom Church in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Their vision is to plant multiple Kingdom-minded churches in the region, reach the lost, and equip God’s people to do effective ministry. They have personally ministered in over 50 churches seeing many people come to freedom in Christ- body, soul, and spirit.
Drew grew up in Aberdeen and received his call to ministry at age 15. He was an Associate Pastor for almost nine years at New Life Worship Center in Beulah, ND. He also traveled for six years as an Evangelist. Drew is licensed with the Assemblies of God.
Christi grew up in Beulah, ND, where she received her call to ministry at age 10, the same summer Drew was called by God. She is a graduate of Trinity Bible College (Ellendale, ND) and is also licensed with the Assemblies of God.
Drew & Christi reside in Aberdeen and enjoy spending time with their four beautiful children, as well as their pet hamster and parakeet.
JONI CLARK | OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
Joni Clark is Pastor Drew and Christi's personal assistant. She also handles the bookkeeping for the church, as well as other administrative duties.
Along with her husband, Jason, Joni leads our Transformation Ministry. The Transformation Ministry encompasses our Healing Teams/Rooms and Prayer Servant Ministry. Jason and Joni are outgoing, people-oriented leaders with true servant hearts.
Joni enjoys working in her yard, cooking, and spending time with her husband and three beautiful children.
DIANE LEHR | OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
Diane Lehr was born and raised in Aberdeen, SD. She moved to Minneapolis in 1980. She attended Spiritual Life Bible College (affiliated with Northwestern Bible College). Diane served on the staff of three churches in the Minneapolis area. She taught in Spiritual Life Bible School, wrote curriculum, headed up women's ministry, let small groups, and taught junior high Sunday school. Diane has traveled on mission trips to 10 different countries on short-term missions, and spent three months in the Philippines.
Diane enjoys spending time with many nieces and nephews, cooking, trying new restaurants (especially hole-in-the-wall places), reading, and serving people. She is excited to be back in Aberdeen and be a part of what is happening at and through Freedom Church.
JEWEL ENGET | OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
Biography to come.
CLARK AND JENNIFER AUDISS| WEBSTER CAMPUS PASTORS
Clark and Jennifer Audiss are the newest addition to our ministry team here at Freedom Church, where they serve as the Campus Pastors for Webster. Clark grew up on the family farm near Dallas, South Dakota and received the call to ministry at age 14. He graduated from Sunshine Bible Academy and went on to attended Trinity Bible College where he met Jennifer. Jennifer grew up in Tomah, Wisconsin, attended Crossroads Christian Academy and also attended Trinity Bible College.
Together, they love to share how the truth of God’s Word can transform lives today, and they are intent on reaching out to you and your family. They invite you to hang out with them in Webster and let God’s family warm your heart with genuine care and friendly smiles. At the same time they will strengthen your relationship to God and others through practical Bible Studies, dynamic small groups, and times of just plain family fun. You won’t want to miss what Pastor Clark and Jennifer can add to the growth of your spiritual life.