meet the pastors

  • Scott & Tawana Richardson


    Scott was born in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1990, he graduated from Jennings County High School in North Vernon, Indiana. Following graduation, he spent 6 years in the United States Marine Corps. He later graduated from seminary in Jackson, Mississippi, where he met his wife of 27 years, Tawana. They have two wonderful children, Tristan and Taylor. Scott has served in ministry for 26 years as Student Pastor, Associate Pastor, and now as the Senior Pastor at Life Center. He loves working on, restoring and admiring cars of all kinds, but especially muscle cars. Scott enjoys watching the Ravens, Orioles and Nascar, but his favorite sport is college basketball. Go Kentucky Wildcats!

  • Andrew & Laura Garrison


    Andrew was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and spent 12 years living in Nigeria, West Africa as the child of missionary parents. He graduated from Jackson College of Ministry with a BA in Religious Studies. While there he met his wife of 21 years, Laura. They currently live in Bel Air, Maryland, home of Broom's Bloom Creamery (the best ice cream you'll ever eat) and have three fantastic children, Savannah, Nathaniel and Sierra. Andrew has 26 years of ministry experience. He is passionate about seeing people find a real relationship with Christ and realize His purpose for their lives. He serves as the Executive Pastor at Life Center. He loves spending time with his family; they are his motivation for excellence. He enjoys reading a good book, being immersed in great conversations, riding motorcycles, watching superhero movies and cheering his kids on at their sporting events.

  • Philip Mone


    Philip was born and grew up in Uganda, Africa until moving to America to attend college. Philip moved to Baltimore and began attending LC in 1996.  This is where he met his wife, Mary. He has a Master's Degree in Medical Physics from East Carolina University and has been in ministry for over a decade. Philip and Mary are passionately dedicated to ministry at The Life Center where Philip serves as a Congregational Pastor. 

  • Jose & Slivia Diaz

    SPANISH PASTOR - Centro De Vida