Leadership

Tom Shaffer
Lead Pastor

Tom Shaffer serves as Lead Pastor. Tom is an upbeat guy with a perpetual smile and witty humor. He has served as Youth and Associate Pastor in other congregations. He loves to communicate the truth of the word with practical application. Tom moved his family to Rockford, IL to begin Life House Family Church and also works to help manage an established Rockford area business. Tom is a family man and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.





Jim Trotter
Music Ministry

Jim Trotter is Music Director. An accomplished guitar player, Jim also sings, leads worship and teaches. Jim lives in the Rockford area where he works as an electrician. His wife and two children serve in the music ministry with him along with members of his extended family. When Jim isn't at church, you'll likely find him attending one of his kids' basketball games.



Jason Todd

Jason serves in several capacities including music, teaching and organizational responsibilities. Jason recently served another church as Music Minister and Trustee. He has been on multiple music teams over the past twenty years. He is active in the local community, owns an e-commerce company, and writes for a personal blog. He lives in Rockford with his wife, three children and his dog.