East Community Center Leadership Team

Johnny Kjaer


Pastor of Faith East Community Ministries - Faith Church


B.A. - Church Ministries, Maranatha Baptist University
M. DIV. - Faith Bible Seminary
D.Min. - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (in progress)

Johnny is married to Tori. They have 4children Leif, Tryggve, Kjirsti and Hroarr. He has been a part of the youth ministry at Faith since his internship began in 2010. He served as the Pastor of Student Ministries from 2013-2023 and now serves as the Pastor of Faith East Community Ministries. Johnny is an ACBC certified counselor. He also serves the church by directing the Lafayette Living Nativity.

Read Johnny Kjaer's Journey to Faith for the full account of how the Lord led Pastor Kjaer to Faith Church.

Dave Esgar


Faith East Community Center Assistant Director - Community Ministries East

FCM Community Sports Leagues Director - Community Ministries East


Dave was born and raised in Lafayette, IN, and grew up at Faith Church. He became a member of Faith Church in 2002 while attending Faith Christian School. Dave has over 20 years of experience playing and coaching in various sports ranging from youth leagues to the college level. He also enjoys serving with the youth group at Faith Church.

Justin Kuhn


Maintenance Director - Community Ministries East

Point Man Leader - Faith Church

Deacon - Faith Church

Middle School PE - Faith Christian School

Varsity Wrestling Coach - Faith Christian School