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 17, & Ethan 14. Brad loves all things sports and bleeds Green (Michigan State).

  • Tyler Brandel, Student Minister

    Tyler began attending Novesta as a jr. high student with his family. He participated in youth group as a teen and has played a key role as a volunteer since his graduation from Ubly High School. After graduating from Northwood University, Tyler worked for a few years in the financial industry. We were blessed that Tyler decided to pursue full time ministry starting in October 2023. Tyler recently got married to Alyssa in September of 2023. Tyler loves Jesus and people and he's a huge fan of disc golf, the Detroit Lions, and playing basketball!

  • Heather Roberts, Children's Ministry Leader

    Heather has served at Novesta Church of Christ as the Children’s Ministry Leader since 2018.
    She is passionate about Jesus, and the kids of the church.  
    She gets excited about teaching God’s word, watching the kids shine for Jesus and building relationships with them along the way.
    Heather is happily married to Garrett Roberts, and they have 3 kids, Devon 22, Trenton 16, & Lilyon 12.
    Heather loves family, coffee, sunshine, and helping those with MS.