Meet the Staff


  • Brad Speirs, Senior Minister

    Brad grew up at Novesta. In 1999, while a sophomore in college, he was hired as the youth minister. Thru 2009, his role at the church was primarily with the youth. Since 2012 he has served as the Senior Minister at Novesta. Brad is passionate about Jesus and the church. He strives to build relationships with others that will open doors for the gospel to change their hearts and lives. Brad married his high school sweetheart Kristy in 2001, and they have 2 kids, Emily 11, & Ethan 9. Brad loves all things sports and bleeds Green (Michigan State).

  • Austin Keller, Associate Minister @ Ubly

    Austin began attending Novesta starting his junior year of high school and joined the Bible Bowl team his senior year. After that season, he realized that God was calling him to ministry. He then chose to attend Central Christian College of the Bible, located in Missouri. Austin received his bachelor's degree in preaching ministry and then had the opportunity to come back to serve his home church. Austin met his wife at Novesta and now are expecting their first child. His interests are church history, Detroit Lions, and reaching people for God's kingdom.

  • Don Mecomber, Student Minister

    Don is joining the staff at Novesta this Fall and we are so excited to have him and his family here with us. Don & his wife Amanda have an incredible love for students and Jesus! Don & Amanda have 4 kids; Sara, Anna, Jacob, & Judah.