Leadership

Dave and Becky Conrads

Dave serves as pastor of Genesis Church. He is a native Iowan who served at the University of Iowa from 1990–2000. He oversaw the Raptor Center and later founded the University of Iowa Wildlife Camps and School of the Wild. In 1993 he began following Christ. In 2000 he left Iowa for Grand Rapids Theological Seminary (Michigan) where he met Becky, where they both shared a desire to grow in their knowledge of God and the Scriptures, so that they might better represent Him and share Him with others.  

In 2005 they graduated from seminary (Dave - M.Div. in Educational Ministries; Becky - M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies) and moved to the Iowa City area to plant Genesis. In 2013 Dave returned to the university full-time and currently oversees the Outdoor Recreation and Education programs of Recreational Services, as well as the Macbride Nature Recreation Area. They have three teens in the Iowa City Community School District and all attend West High via the Kirkwood Elementary and Northwest Junior High route

Greg and Edwina Brenneman (Elder & Church Administrator)

Joe and Willie DeWaard (Advocates)

Luke and Megan Lobb (Advocates and Music Leader)

Martin Barr (Big White House Scheduler)

Jen Barr (Children's Coordinator)

Jeff Boone (Genesis "South")

Sam Smith (Big White House Maintenance)