Dr. Les Heinze, lead pastor
Pastor Heinze preaches the Bible on a weekly basis, oversees the ministry and shepherds the members of the church. He grew up on a dairy farm and was saved as a college student in Michigan. He has served at the church as the lead pastor for over 30 years and earned a Doctor of Ministry degree in 1997. Pastor Heinze has spoken at other churches, conferences, on the mission field, and serves on the board of directors for several organizations. Pastor Heinze and his wife Starry have two grown children and another son who is in Heaven with Christ.
Brian Dukeshier, assistant pastor
Pastor Brian joined the staff of Red Rocks in the summer of 2012. He grew up in South Carolina, is a talented pianist, and has been involved in various music ministries over the last 15 years. He leads and organizes the music ministry of the church. He has an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in music and conducting and is writing his dissertation for his PhD in Choral Studies. Brian is an adjunct profession at Denver University and works with Ars Nova Singers based in Boulder. He and his wife, Laura, have four children.
Addison Hagberg, assistant pastor
Addison and his wife Kelsie joined the staff at the beginning of 2022. Addison serves as the youth pastor and oversees all the children’s ministries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry and is working on a Master of Divinity degree as well. Originally from Virginia, he enjoys the outdoors, including backpacking and hiking.
Paul Shelley, business manager
Paul manages the accounting, human resources and facility needs at Red Rocks, where he has served for over 20 years. He has a degree in accounting. He and his wife, Lynnae, enjoy volunteering in the preschool Sunday school and spending time with their children, Lydia and Daniel.
Zach Sparkman, assistant pastor
Pastor Zach has been at Red Rocks since 2016. He has a Masters in Theology and a Masters of Divinity. He loves working with various Bible study groups, teaching God’s Word and overseeing a number of ministries. He is also the preschool pastor for Red Rocks Christian Preschool. Zach is originally from New Hampshire and met his wife Kate at a camp in the mountains of North Carolina. They enjoy hiking, sports, traveling and coffee and being with their three boys.