Leadership Team and Staff

Rick Ruble
Lead Pastor
Office: 517.669.5133 x 103


Blessed to be serving at Northpointe since 2014. Intrigued by the work God does upstream. Father of six, Grandpa of five, Husband of one. Early morning racquetball nut. Passionate fan of The Ohio State University.

Chris Carter 

Connections Minister
Office: 517.669.5133 x104

Passionate about Jesus. LOVE my wife. Am the biggest fan of my 2 daughters (who are both grown and nearly gone!). When I’m bored I run, play with guns, and eat meat… sometimes read.

Jake Howard
Family Life Minister
Phone: 517.669.5133 x106

Like sports. Hate snakes. Love my wife. Chicken wing enthusiast. Family Life Minister. Have a motorcycle license, drives a scooter.

Aimee Beltran
Director of Community Impact & Missions
Phone: 517.669.5133 x107 

Jesus is the real deal-I want to be more like Him. Married and living the #momlife. Love “Mission Impossible” movies and 90’s sitcoms. And snow 🙂

Ashley Rust
Director of Early Childhood Ministry
Office: 517.669.5133

Ashley loves Jesus, her husband and 2 kids. Also works as librarian of assistive tech for Michigan schools. Reads good books, explores like Dora and transforms into an Adele while driving.

Jamie Bohrer
Director of Worship Ministry
Office: 517.669.5133

Jesus follower. Wife to the best husband I could ask for! Mother of 4 (plus whatever extra child is at my house)! Worship Ministry Director and musician. I’m obsessed with Star Wars and secretly wish I was Princess Leia.

Ray Boyer
Tech Director

Phone: 517.669.5133

Mild mannered follower of Christ, husband, and father by day. Headbanger to DC Talk’s “Jesus Freak” and avid Tolkein enthusiast by night!

Andy Acker
Director of High School Ministry Resident

Phone: 517.669.5133                       

I was raised in the southwest corner of Michigan in a town called St. Joseph.  I graduated from Spring Arbor University with a degree in Youth Ministry. While studying at Spring Arbor, I met my best friend, Bekah Carter, and married her this past December after about 3 years of dating. Some of my favorite activities are spending time outside (especially hiking, kayaking, and camping), playing guitar, and spending time with my friends and family.  

Janet Thompson
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 517.669.5133 x101

Follower of Jesus. Wife of one, mother of two. New Grandma. Sister. Friend. Golfer. Somewhat Adventuresome.

Joe Ingraham
Custodian and Facilities
Phone: 517.669.5133

Husband. Father. Grandpa. A wizard with coffee stains and candle wax!

Hope Sharp
Director of Children’s Ministry
Office: 517.669.5133

Child of God. Wife of a computer genius. Mom of 2 adventurous boys. Chocolate enthusiast. Beach bum. Loves all things glittery and pink. 


Elder Team

Primary Communities Served



St. Johns