Nasser Jahan is LifePoint’s Lead Pastor. Nasser grew up as a Muslim in Iran. When he was 12 years old, his family fled to Turkey. It was in Turkey that Nasser came to know Jesus. He has since moved to the United States and is now a U.S. citizen. Nasser loves sharing the dramatic story of how Christ changed his life. He currently lives in Catalina with his wife, Nicole, and their two daughters Lydialyn and Antalya. Nasser is extremely excited to serve the people in Catalina and see God work in their lives.Nasser is mainly responsible for speaking vision and direction into the LifePoint community while loving and serving the families of the surrounding Catalina area. He loves to see people, who have been living far from God, jump into actively pursuing a relationship with Jesus. Nasser is passionate about people and God’s purpose for their lives. He graduated from Nazarene Bible College, and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry from Bethel Seminary. He has served with LifePoint since it was a church plant in 2010.
Nicole Jahan is LifePoint’s Adminstrative Assistant. Nicole grew up in Catalina and received her degree in education from Grand Canyon University. In 2003, she moved to Turkey where she taught Iranian refugees English and met her husband, Nasser. After marrying, they returned to Tucson where she taught 3rd grade at Sonoran Science Academy for 3 years and worked as LifePoint’s Children’s Director for 9 years. Nicole is passionate about seeing people grow in their relationship with God.
Doug Johnson is LifePoint’s Executive Pastor / Worship Pastor. His passion is to see everyone living a lifestyle of worship, using their gifts, and forming lifelong relationships at LifePoint. Doug graduated from Biola University in 1995 with a B.S. in Computer Science (which he uses while working for Raytheon Missile Systems during the week), and a Minor in Biblical Studies. He has been pastoring at various churches in California and Arizona since 2001, with a wide range of ministry experience from being a senior pastor to umpiring a church softball league. Doug’s heart is to reach the community of Northwest Tucson with the Gospel and to be Christ’s hands wherever possible. Doug is married to Jackie, who loves to worship, and they have a daughter who loves to play soccer and a son who loves to sing like his mom and dad.
Angela Day is LifePoint’s Youth Director. She jumped into youth ministry in 2005 when she first organized a team of college students to plan creative youth outreach events. (Ask her about life-sized Candy Land!) Having graduated from Nyack College and Liberty University Online with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and youth/church ministry, she is passionate about equipping people of all ages to serve, grow, and live in community. Angela grew up in China and Taiwan, served in several churches in New York, and now lives in Arizona with her husband, Chris, and their two cats. She loves coffee, delicious food, board games, and spending time with friends.
Kayla is Lifepoint’s Children’s Director. She has spent her whole life in Tucson and truly loves living and serving in this community. She attended Pima Community College to get her Associates in Education while managing a Carters and Osh Kosh B’gosh store. In January of 2019, she married her husband Brevin and they both have truly enjoyed serving in the Worship and Children’s Ministry at LifePoint together. Kayla’s passion is serving children in this church and community and helping them build a foundation in Christ that will lead to them walk with Jesus for the rest of their lives.
David Parker is LifePoint’s Community Pastor. David and his wife Dawn have been married for 34 years and have been blessed with 5 children and 5 grandkids. David and Dawn are both retired Air Force officers and have experienced and lived in various places around the world. For most of his career, David was a professional engineer, in the military, in the private sector, and working for universities and towns. In addition to being our Community Pastor, he is an adjunct professor teaching algebra classes at the local college. He likes fractions! David became a follower of Jesus Christ while in college and started taking seminary classes after retiring from the Air Force. He completed his Master’s in Ministry Degree from Grace Brethren Theological College and Seminary in 2011. He was called into full-time ministry in Tucson and served as a Community Pastor at his former church for four years. Over the years, God has used David as a Sunday school teacher, Adult Bible Study Teacher, Short Term Mission Trip Leader, Trustee, Pastor, and Elder. David’s heart is to build community here at LifePoint and throughout the Body of Christ so that the world can experience and come to know the Love of Jesus through us. He and his wife have been members of LifePoint church since 2016.