We have an amazing leadership team who is committed to serving each person and family involved in Spirit Life Church. We would love to get to know you, so don't hesitate to say hello to any member of our staff when you visit.
E John & Nikita Citizen
Bishop E John Citizen is a man with a servant's heart who, after 17 years as a youth pastor, became the senior pastor of Spirit Life Church. Pastors John and Nikita both love to fellowship with the families of the church. John and Nikita both have a deep desire to spread joy throughout the community. You will see them regularly hosting Atlanta Live on TV57. Pastors John and Nikita minister during the week throughout the community at schools, jails, and local community events. They live in Douglasville, GA and have two sons (Nicholas & Jovan), one daughter (Brooklynne), two daughter-in-laws (Victoria & Wynter), and three grandchildren (Stryker, Aiden, & Londyn).
Daniel & Ledia Wiley
Daniel and Ledia are graduates of RHEMA Bible College in Broken Arrow, OK. They both possess an infections kindness and love to serve the families of Spirit Life Church. In 2016 they took on their current role as our Executive Pastors. They live in Winston, GA and have three children: Laurie, Isaac, and Jonah.
Worship Leader & Office Manager
Sandy and her husband Josh are deeply involved in the ministry here at Spirit Life. This couple brings joy into many areas of our church. Sandy leads our worship team and manages our church office. They live in Douglasville, GA and have four children: Kevin, Lucy, Emma, and Michael.
Nicholas & Victoria Citizen
Nicholas and Victoria bring a lot of positive energy into what they do. They lead the student ministries at Spirit Life Church. This includes Nursery, Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and High School departments. Nicholas and Victoria joined the staff in 2018. They live in Douglasville, GA and have two boys: Stryker and Aiden.
Laurie and her family have been a part of the Spirit Life Church family for many years. As the Director of our nurseries Laurie coordinates with the parents of our church and our volunteers to ensure infants have a safe and loving place to learn and have fun. Laure is the daughter of our Executive Pastors, Daniel and Ledia Wiley.