Our mission: we are the church. We are called to represent Christ and influence others. We are called to make a difference. We are called to love God and serve people. We are the church.

Our vision: to fulfill Christ's vision for His church; to be a church of His presence, His promise, for all people.

Lead Pastors

Eddie and Malinda have been at ROL since its beginning in 2002. Together they served as Youth Pastors for 11 years. After the retirement of his parents and Founding Pastors, Rev. Paul and Mary Marcum, in January 2013, Eddie and Malinda accepted the position of Lead Pastors. Eddie is an ordained minister and Police Chaplain for Van Buren township. They were married in 1992 and have two amazing daughters, Felicia and Mirranda. Eddie loves the outdoors, coffee and football!

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever.” Ephesians 3:20-21

Assistant Pastors

Steve and Lindsay have been at River of Life since the beginning in 2002. Over the years they have held various positions and roles. They are currently serving as Assistant Pastors and Worship Leaders. Steve oversees our Directors Staff as well as various administrative duties. He is a Credential holder with the Assemblies of God and has a desire to help others grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ and to serve the local church in any way he can.
They were married in June of 2000 and have four children; Joshua, Lydia, Isaiah and Josiah.

“Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ;” Philippians 1:6