Tom Graves

Lead Pastor

Pastor Tom has been a pastor since 1999 and has served congregations in Wisconsin and in Washington state and is the founding pastor of Light of Christ Church. He worked in the private sector for 12 years after college before the Lord called him into ministry. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Concordia Theological Seminary. He has a heart for missions and has been on mission trips in different places in the world. Pastor Tom is married to Paula, also a pastor, and they have three grown children.

Paula Graves

Associate Pastor

Pastor Paula is a recent graduate of The Master’s Institute in the Twin Cities and is excited to begin her new journey in ministry. She grew up on a farm in Iowa and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa. Paula worked in clinical laboratories prior to being called as a pastor. She also enjoys her role as wife and mother.

Doug Brock


Doug came to faith through the radio ministry of Pastor Greg Laurie, which set him on a new path in life and eternity. Doug has been our most involved Elder in the Light of Christ podcast since it began in January of 2016. Doug works at a local business in computer aided manufacturing using those insights and knowledge to expand the Kingdom of God in the new age of Christian media. Doug is married to Karyn and they have two grown children.
To assist the pastors at Light of Christ the Lord has provided us with four Elders:
Doug Brock
Bob Holtz
Tom Gardner
Jeff Gronski