LEAD PASTORS

BRAD & JOSIE CARIGNAN

Brad and Josie are transplants into the DFW area. Brad is originally from the Washington DC area and Josie was born and raised in Sweden. The two met in Chicago in 1995 and have been very happily married since 1996. They have three amazing children ages who are proud to be Covenant Christian Cougars, Liberty Flames and a graduate of ORU.

Brad is a graduate of the Brownsville Revival School of Ministry in Pensacola, FL. Brad is an ordained pastor with the Pentecostal Church of God. 

The Carignan's have lived and ministered in Israel, Wales, and all over the USA. Brad & Josie also started and run RescueHer, where they rescue and support victims of human trafficking. 


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OUR STAFF

  • JEFF & DANIELLE CARRICO

    WORSHIP & ASSOCIATE PASTORS

    Jeff and Danielle have been married for since 2014. They have a two beautiful baby girls- Audrey and Eliana.  Jeff and Danielle have served as associate pastors at New Life since 2014. Jeff has been with New Life for since 2011. He is a songwriter, musician and the worship pastor at New Life. He has worked in the field of worship, as well as other aspects of ministry, for more than 16 years. Jeff attended Christ for the Nations for a season, and is graduate of TKU in South Lake, TX. 

    Danielle is a classically trained dancer and instructor.  Danielle has worked in multiple areas of student and dance ministry over the years.  She is a graduate of The University of Texas, Arlington with a degree in Business Management. 


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  • Josh & Lynnea Martinez

    ASSOCIATE PASTOR & administration

    Josh and Lynnea came back to New Life in August 2019! They began to serve in ministry as teenagers in their local churches, and have served together in full time ministry since getting married in 2010. Together, they have led worship, helped developed many young leaders, and spread the gospel to Guatemala, Honduras, Tohono O’Odham Nation in Arizona, and Kenya. They have two wonderful boys and one precious girl. Josh has a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and a Master’s Degree in Education from Sam Houston State University, and Lynnea has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Sciences from Texas A&M University – Commerce.


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  • JOSH & KASSIE MALDONADO

    YOUTH PASTORS

    Josh and Kassie have been a part of Kingdom Collective since 2014. They have a passion to reach out to and build community with our students. Originally from Michigan (Go Green!), the Maldonado’s moved to the area to attend seminary. Josh and Kassie have been married for two wonderful years! Kassie has served in the areas of student ministry and worship for many years. She is a graduate of The King's University. Josh has served in many areas of student ministry over the years. He is currently working on his Bachelors of Christian Ministries. 

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  • BRITTNEY MORTENSEN

    KID'S PASTOR

    There are some people in life that LIVE to work with children...Brittney is one of those amazing people. She is a DFW native, serving at New Life since 2013. Britt has been working with children for over 10 years in various roles in education, childcare and social services. At NL she oversees our Infant-6th grade ministry. She has a BA from Messenger College with a focus in Intercultural Studies & Student Ministries. Britt believes there is no such thing as a "junior Holy Spirit" and that our children need to know and experience the love, power and FUN of knowing the Lord!


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