Radiant Leadership

David and Renata Perkins
Lead Pastors Radiant Church

David and Renata Perkins married and began full time ministry together in 2000. They led a national youth ministry called Desperation in Colorado Springs for almost sixteen years before moving to Overland Park, Kansas. In the summer of 2016, David, Renata, and their four children began weekly prayer meetings in their home. On September 18, 2016, hundreds gathered at Overland Trail Middle School and Radiant Church began.

David has an undergraduate degree in religion from Southern Nazarene University and a graduate degree in theology from The King’s University. Renata has an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado. David serves on the board of Every Home For Christ and speaks as a guest lecturer at Highlands College, Jesus Culture School of Leadership, and YWAM Kona.


Radiant Staff

We are guided by Pastors

David & Renata Perkins serve as the founding and lead pastors of Radiant Church. The pastoral staff and ministry team are led by the Lead Pastors. This team is responsible for the spiritual development of Radiant Church.

The Pastors at Radiant Church are

David Perkins

Hal Perkins

Josh Copeland

Katie Reed

Kenny Gracia

Nathan Derenski

Paul Barker

Rachel Derenski

Renata Perkins

We are protected by Trustees

The Trustees are members of the congregation who oversee the finances and direct the provision of the facilities needed by the church. They provide counsel to the Senior Pastor regarding the major financial commitments of the church.

The Trustees for Radiant Church are:

Kyle McIntosh

Matthew Willis

Philip Beedle

Scott Gilroy

Tom Blasco

Will Riddle

We are strengthened by Overseers

The Overseers are five pastors of respected congregations who love Radiant Church and are willing to provide spiritual protection to the church. They may be called in to help in accountability matters relating to the Senior Pastor if requested by the Pastoral Staff or Trustees.

The Overseers for Radiant Church are:

Les Beauchamp
Lifegate Church, Nebraska

Lee Cummings
Radiant Church, Michigan

Banning Liebscher
Jesus Culture, California

Layne Schranz
Church of the Highlands, Alabama

Aaron Stern
Mill City Church, Colorado

Radiant Church Begins

Radiant Church Begins

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