The Citylight Lincoln staff works together to engage, encourage and equip our church family!


Lead Pastor

Austin Edwards |

Rest: Playing guitar, cards with my wife, traveling with my family, turning off my phone, & sleeping in!
Onewheeling late at night with friends, lake days, spikeball, tossing my kids on the couch.
Executive Pastor

Jeff Ryan |

Rest: I love to watch movies with my family and to find and read a good book.
I have gotten to the age where I do a lot of coaching, baseball mostly! I also really enjoy playing golf.

Nate Grasz

Policy Director
Rest: I rest by spending time with friends, family, and Jesus.
I love attending sporting events, especially Husker basketball games, and spending time outside!

Brett Armstrong

Physical Therapist
Rest: Spiritually I rest by remembering Jesus worked on my behalf. I rest at home with our daughter and enjoy being outside.
Play: Anything active. Could be as simple as house projects or playing with Noelle or it could be involved as running, hiking, fishing, etc.

Bob Walz

Trainer Coach: The Navigators
Rest: I rest by spending time alone or reading books by British authors.
Play: I play by going on long walks with my wife, having fun with our grandkids or watching a movie.

Jared McCoskey

Director of Customer Success
Rest: Hanging out with my wife, Bailey, and daughter Quinn. I enjoy spending time with friends and family over good food and drink!
Play: I love to ride my bike, golf (terribly), and travel!


Austin Edwards

Head Pastor

Brett Monge

Pastor of Member Care & Development

Jeff Ryan

Executive Pastor

Jason Harms

City Groups Director


Citylight Kids Ministry

Citylight Kids Director |

Abby Minturn

Citylight Kids Intern |

Peyton Randolph

SALT Company 

SALT Co. Director |

SALT Co. Associate Director |

SALT Co. Associate Director |

Skyler Kilzer

Justin Hullman

Kelsey Hullman

SALT Company Resident |

Chaten Edgren

SALT Co. Worship Resident |

Jason Minturn

SALT Company Resident |

Sydney Nelson

SALT Company Resident |

Sage Williams

SALT Company Resident |

Sydney Reed

SALT Company Resident |

Emily Frenzen


Administration Director |

Brittany Kizer

Global Missions Team

Global Engagement Director |


Mobilization Director |


Mobilizer |


Mobilizer |


Mobilizer  Intern|


City Groups

City Groups Director |

Jason Harms

Worship Ministry

Worship Director |

Jeremy Zeleny

Worship Resident |

Naomi Whitney

Soul Care Minsitry

Soul Care Director |

Mckenzie Collins

Soul Care Resident |

Lexi Fields

Soul Care Resident |

Sam Utterback

Creative Minsitry

Creative Director |

Megan Warbalow

Video Storyteller |

Jack Buglewicz


We want to invite you to set your alarms for 10:02am Monday - Saturday to pray! Luke 10:2 says “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest", so we want to be obedient to that call!