Daniel Flemming

Daniel Flemming has been the pastor of New Life Church since July of 2002.  Pastor Flemming is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.S. Civil Engineering, M.S. Structural Engineering) and of Apostolic Bible Institute (Bachelor of Theology).  In addition to pastoring, he currently serves as the Iowa District Superintendent and also as an adjunt faculty member for the Apostolic Bible Institute.

Director of Music, Campus Ministries International Coordinator

Andy Alexander

Andy Alexander was raised on a farm in Iowa.  As Andy felt a call from God on his life, he made the decision to attend Christian Life College (CLC) in Stockton, CA.  For four years he studied music and theology while serving as the Drama Team president and the Ministerial Team president.  Simultaneous with college Andy teamed up with two church plants in the east San Francisco Bay area, where he help to build dynamic music departments.  After his time at CLC he spent 6 months in Dade City, FL as an intern for another church plant.  

 In the fall of 2007 Andy felt the call to return to his home church, New Life, in Ames, IA.  He serves as the Director of Music and Campus Ministry Coordinator of New Life Church under Pastor Daniel Flemming.

Pastoral Assistants

Jonathan & Keisha Reece

Jonathan and Keisha moved to Ames, Iowa from Minnesota in 2008. Jonathan grew up in west centeral Minnesota while Keisha was raised in the south western corner of Michigan. They met in Bible college and were married in 2008.  Jonathan is  a graduate of Alexandria Technical College (A.S. in Marketing and Sales Management) and Apostolic Bible Institute (B.A. in Theology). Keisha also graduated from Apostolic Bible Institute (B.A. of Theology). Jonathan and Keisha share the passion for ministires that pertain to the family and teens.

Sunday School Director

Daniel & Kisha Smith

While Daniel was raised in Iowa, Kisha is a native of Arizona.  The two met while attending William Penn University (WPU) in Oskaloosa, IA.  Kisha graduated from WPU with a B.S in Pre-Professional Biology. Daniel, however, transferred to Iowa State University where he completed his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Daniel and Kisha were married in May of 2009 and are currently living in Ankeny. Kisha is working as a Veterinary Technician at the local animal clinic while Daniel is searching for new career opportunities in the surrounding areas.  Both have a great love and a burden for our children in Sunday School!

FPU Coordinators

Don & Lynette Hartman

The Hartman’s history goes back to the founding of New Life Church in 1969 when Lynette’s dad, J. D. Parker moved his family from Louisiana to start a United Pentecostal Church in Ames.  Don became a member of the congregation in the late 1970’s and has been involved in many areas of leadership in the church.  Don is a retiree from John Deere in Ankeny and Lynette works as a rural mail carrier in Ankeny and is a leader for Weight Watchers. 

Both Don and Lynette have a passion for small group ministry and have attended numerous training sessions on facilitating small groups. Their current focus is acting as coordinators for the Financial Peace University series that is held at the church.