Our Team

Pastors & Staff


Nick Cady

Lead Pastor
Pastor Nick has a heart for the global mission of God through the Church. Having grown up in Denver, Nick spent 10 years as a missionary, pastor and church planter in Hungary working with Calvary Chapel prior to moving to Longmont in 2012 to be part of what God is doing at White Fields. He holds a Masters degree in Integrative Theology from London School of Theology and a Bachelor's in Theology from the University of Gloucestershire (UK). He and his wife Rosemary have 4 children.

Nick can be heard on the radio every weekday at 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM on GraceFM: 89.7 from Cheyenne to Castle Rock, and 101.7 in Colorado Springs, as well as online at gracefm.com.

Nick serves on the Executive Team of Calvary Global Network and leads Cultivate, a program which trains and supports new church planters. He is also on the steering committee of the Expositors Collective, which exists to equip, encourage, and mentor the next generation of Christ-centered preachers.

Michael Payne

Worship Pastor
Michael was born and raised in Sun Valley, South Africa, right at the tip of the continent. He moved with his parents to America in 1983 and lived in Aurora, Colorado for seven years before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. he spent six years with the United States Marine Corps before God called him to Hungary as missionary and worship leader in 1996. Following 21 years on the mission field, Michael returned to Colorado in 2017 with his wife, Marika and youngest son, Dávid to serve the Longmont community as the Worship Pastor at White Fields Community Church.   

Jason Cralley

Executive Pastor
Jason was born in Fullerton, California and moved around quite a bit as a child, but his parents eventually settled down in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where he was raised. Later he went off to study at Biola University where he met his wife, Teresa. Eventually the two returned to Coeur d’Alene to raise their two boys, Alexander and Aiden. The Lord led Jason to the Denver area, where Teresa was born and raised, to attend seminary and be closer to her family. He holds a Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary and a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute.


Ocean Babin

Media & Ministry Coordinator
Ocean Babin has been working at White Fields since July 2015 as Administrative Assistant and Media Manager. His work includes editing our radio program, video production and helping with administrative tasks. Ocean is a recent graduate of Colorado State University, where majored in Journalism and Media Communications with a minor in Film Studies. He moved to Colorado in 2013 after living in Austria, France, and Hungary. 

Michelle Pearl

NextGen Ministries Director
Michelle was born and lived in Washington state until moving to Colorado in 2002. Michelle and Tim were married in 2007 and they have two children whom she homeschools. Her passions are for children's ministry, gardening and the outdoors. She has been volunteering in our children's ministry since 2015. Michelle is excited to be involved in the lives of the next generation here at White Fields.

Shelby Lawson

Operations Director
Shelby was born and raised in southern California where he attended and received a BA in Business Administration from California State University Fullerton. Shelby is married to Sue and they have three children and five grandchildren. Shelby has dedicated himself to service within the church community for the past 18 years  including serving as an elder and director.  His duties  include church building management, Community Groups management, and Director of the Bible Learning Center. 

Curt Fuller

Technical Director
Born in Wichita, Kansas, Curt bounced around a bit, graduating from Virginia Tech as a 'confused English/CS/Math professional,’ and his family settled down in Colorado permanently in 1999. He and his wife Michelle have 3 grown sons, whom they've homeschooled, and he now has the flexibility to pour much of his time into all things audio and video at White Fields. He has a passion for all things techie, especially when they help spread the Kingdom! Curt is excited to be involved in the lives of everyone at White Fields, enriching our worship and learning from behind the scenes.