Our Team


Lead Pastor / Elder: Ryan Rice serves the church full-time as the primary preaching pastor. He leads both the staff team and church’s overall direction. Ryan is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and is married to Leslie. He also is the proud father of twins, Sam and Riley, and Maya.

Associate Pastor: Dr. Randy Deal serves the church part time on our Executive Team, overseeing our Sunday adult experience, leading in the areas of Worship Arts, Communication Arts, Guest Services and Assimilation. He is a Doctor of Pharmacy, a Pharmacist since 1985, as well as a PhD candidate with Trinity Theological Bible College and Seminary, in full-time ministry since 1998. Pastor Randy is married to Dena, with 5 children, a daughter-in-law, a son-in-law, 4 grandchildren and loves being a “Papa."

Deal Family

Seabourn Family

Executive Pastor / Elder: Jonathan Seabourn serves the church full-time by leading the church’s operations. He also teaches and disciples members within the church to be leaders. Jonathan spent his childhood in Nigeria, he is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and is married to Meredith.

North Valley Kids Coordinator: Meredith Seabourn serves on the church staff to lead North Valley Kids. She is a certified teacher and worked as a teacher in the Texas public school system.

Jonathan and Meredith are parents to Luke, Natalie, and Nathan.

Interim Elder: Lee Stephenson

Lee is the Executive Director of Church Planting for Converge Worldwide, based in Orlando, FL. He and his wife Melissa started Harvest Community Church in Mesa from 2009 to 2015, where he also served on the Vision Arizona LEAD team. He has been in pastoral ministries since 1998.

At North Valley, Lee has served as a coach to Pastor Ryan since 2012, and Interim Elder to North Valley since 2015. He helps support, encourage, and think strategically about key decisions of leadership dynamics, vision, and overall direction.

 Lee Stephenson