OUR STAFF


  • Paul Sterrett

    Lead Pastor

    Paul is the founding and Lead Pastor of Life Spring. He has a BBA in finance from Washburn University and spent 20 years in the insurance claims industry. He attended seminary and pastored in Arkansas before returning to the Kansas City area in 1997. In 2006, Paul was called by Olathe Bible Church as the pastor of their new church plant in Spring Hill. Paul likes grilling, reading and football (especially Chiefs football). He and Kim have one daughter, Kacie and son-in-law Andrew Haeker. They also have one grandson, Knox. 


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  • Dennis Burd

    Associate Pastor

    Director of Worship & Youth Ministries

    Dennis graduated from Calvary Bible College with a degree in Secondary Education, and he has been working with youth and leading worship for over 20 years. Dennis loves hanging out with his wife Angela, playing guitar and disc golf, and is a fan of the Royals and Chiefs. Dennis and Angela have two sons, Keston & Taenen and one daughter, Zaliya.


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  • Chanda Arnold

    Director of Children's Ministry

    Chanda has a degree in Elementary Education from Ottawa University and has spent most of her adult life working with children. Vacation Bible School, teaching grade school children, and participating in community clubs are just a few ways Chanda spends her time. She loves to read, get crafty, and hang out with family and friends. Chanda and Ken, have 3 children, Bryce, Dylan, and Ciara.


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  • Kim Sterrett

    Office Manager

    Director of Communications

    After more than a decade working with special needs children in the Blue Valley & Olathe public schools, Kim joined the staff of Life Spring in 2010. She manages the office staff as well as overseeing the church's Communications Ministry. A native of Norman, Oklahoma, she loves her Sooners. She enjoys reading, and sports of all kinds. Since 1989, she's been married to Paul. Since 1990, she's been the mother of Kacie, and the mother-in-law to Andrew Haeker since 2016. In March of 2019, they welcomed their first grandchild, Knox to their family.


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  • Sam Alexander

    Ministry Assistant Finances

    Sam is our newest addition to the Life Spring staff. She is the Financial Assistant at Life Spring. She graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Communications and completed her Masters in Business Law at Friends University shortly after. Sam has been married to Brady for eleven years and they have three children, Parker, Rowan and Maren. She loves her crazy days of chasing her kids around and cheering them on at all of their activities.   


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  • Kyla Bunce

    Ministry Assistant

    Kyla graduated from Southwest Baptist University in 2005 with a degree in Business Administration. She worked in marketing management for nearly ten years, for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and Silpada Designs, respectively. Immediately prior to her position as Ministry Assistant at Life Spring Church, Kyla was a stay-at-home mom for four years. She is blessed with three wonderful kids - Conner, Brayden and Kenna, and is married to her best friend, Derek. Kyla loves spending the day outdoors with her family. She also enjoys spending time with her friends, running with her sister, and crafting new decor for her home. 


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