Pastoral Staff


Keith   Keith Collins
Keith and his wife, Gina, have been married since 1991. They have seven children and live in Destrehan. Keith and Gina were both born and raised in the New Orleans area. While Gina was saved as a child, Keith came to know the Lord in 1979. Keith attended LSU and UNO, graduating with an engineering degree, and he worked in the engineering recruiting field for 6 years before coming on staff at Lakeview as a pastor in 1993. As the senior pastor, Keith leads the pastoral staff and the extended leadership team. He is also responsible for preaching, teaching, and pastoral counseling and helps to cast vision for the overall direction of this local church. Keith also serves as the Regional Leader for the Southeast Region of Sovereign Grace Churches.
 peter   Peter Davidson
Peter and his wife, Jean, have lived in New Orleans since childhood and have been married since 1968. They have one daughter and son-in-law and four grandchildren. Peter has been on staff as a pastor since 1990. Some of his responsibilities include preaching, pastoral counseling, School of the Word, Mercy Ministry, and hospital visitation. Romans 5:20 has been the scripture that has meant the most to him over his years of ministry. 
 pete   Pete Schefferstein
Pete and his wife, Carrie, have been married since 1980 and have one son and daughter-in-law, and 3 grandchildren. Pete worked as a tugboat captain on the Mississippi River for 7 years before moving into the food service industry for the next 17 years. Pete was saved in the Spring of 1993 and in 2001 came on staff at Lakeview Christian Center as the church administrator. He is responsible for the administration of the daily church activities. 
Ryan Lowe   Ryan Lowe
Ryan and his wife, Krecia, have been married since 2007 and have five children.  Ryan received a Bible Diploma from Word of Life Bible Institute in upstate New York before earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Liberty University and a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from Penn State University.  Ryan’s lay leadership experience includes children’s ministry, church event planning, hospitality, men’s ministry, and small group ministry.  He’s also held various leadership positions in accounting, business operations, customer experience, and strategy before joining our pastoral staff in 2021.

 Support Staff


Georgina Ferreira Belinda Vogel Darlene Badeaux
Church Secretary Admin Support Accounting
Mike Badeaux Abi Lemoine Kevin McGarry
Admin Support Admin Support Facility Management




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