Lead Pastor

JoshUA Smith

Pastor Josh started working with what is now True Life Church in September of 2014. A worship leader for over 10 years, he has served churches of 250 to 5000 people, here in Melbourne, DeLand, and Atlanta, Georgia. He has been married to his wife Lisa for over 7 years, and they have two dogs: Molly and Baxter. A singer and songwriter, Josh has a passion for worship and seeing others know the joy he has also found in Jesus Christ.


Email: Josh@truelifemelbourne.com

Worship leader

Scott Brazdo


Scott Brazdo joined True Life Church as our worship leader in March 2016. A talented singer/songwriter, Scott shares his gifts with us each week, passionately leading the band and the church in meaningful worship. Scott has a heart for ministry and his wonderful wife and 2 year old son. 


Email: Scott@truelifemelbourne.com

Children's ministry coordinator

Crystal Carroll

Crystal began working as our Children's Ministry Coordinator in May, 2016. With over 5 years experience leading children's ministry, Crystal has a heart and desire for parents and the church alike to come together and share the amazing love of Christ to children both at True Life Church and beyond. Crystal and her husband Jacob have three children: Toby, Annabelle, and Hannah. We are so excited to see what God has in store for this ministry!

Ministry & Missions Coordinator

Kristin Ruenes

Kristin and her awesome family have been a part of True Life Church for many years, and she also sings in the worship band. Kristin coordinates all our ministries within the church as well as our mission outreach events. As True Life Church grows, there will be countless opportunities for you to serve with Kristin in making a difference for Christ!


Email: Kristin@truelifemelbourne.com

Available Position:

Student/youth ministry coordinator

True Life Church is hiring! As we prepare for growth, we are investing in a new role of  "Student Ministry Coordinator." This individual will oversee and lead our CoffeeHouse students, 7th-12th grades. They will work with True Life Church staff to plan and lead fun and effective lessons that teach the next generation the love of God, foundational faith, and Biblical principles. This integral role will be a vital part of True Life Church as we grow.


For more information, or to submit your qualifications, please email Pastor Josh at:

josh@truelifemelbourne.com