About Our Team
Preacher, Pastor, Minister, Evangelist guy
David and his wife Tammy were both raised right here in Newport News. David graduated from Ferguson High School and Tammy from Menchville. Tammy is a Certified Nurse, but nowadays works full time with their family. They have three children: Bethany, Delaney, and Preston. David graduated from Mid-Atlantic Christian University as well as Christopher Newport University.
He became a part of the staff at Olivet in October 2004. His prior ministry was starting and serving at Christ’s Church of the Peninsula. During his years at Christ’s Church, David worked for Newport News Catalog and Hampton Roads Radio Group. Christ’s Church merged with Olivet in October of 2004. David enjoys reading, sports, music, and exercise, but he is most passionate about preaching and teaching from God’s word.
Director of Worship & Student Ministries
Karlyn is originally from Pennsylvania, moved quite often with her military family, but has called Newport News home for more than 16 years. She has been a member of Olivet since starting in the youth group as a freshman in high school in 2000. She graduated from Denbigh High School in 2004. She is the proud wife of LEO (law enforcement officer) Casey Johnson, whom she has been married to for four years. She is the mama to three wonderful gremlins – Riley, Nathaniel, and Ruthie; whom she homeschools, and to 5 crazy pets. She loves her job as the church secretary and being able to be part of the church family that she loves.
Director of Children's Ministry