Area Leaders collaborate with the churches in their region to provide leadership toward our vision of gospel saturation. Areas work together to strengthen one another through retreats, Soma School, and shared learning as well as plant new churches through Soma Sending regional residencies.

Soma Central


Chuck is an elder and led the church planting residency that helped birth The Crossing Church in Paragould, Arkansas back in 2012. Chuck and Lindy have 3 children. When he’s not practicing law in Jonesboro, Chuck loves to coach church planters and pastors drawing from his years of pastoral experience.

Soma South


Chris Bennett has been the lead pastor at Renewal Church since 2007.  Located in Memphis, TN. Several of the elders at Renewal Church were introduced to SOMA in 2009 and since this time, the brotherhood and shared methodologies in mission and message became quite apparent that our effectiveness for kingdom advancement was better together.

Soma West


Brad serves as an equipping elder of Soma Culver City in Los Angeles, California, where he lives with his wife and their three children. Brad is also the Director of Content for Saturate. Globally, he has the privilege of coaching and resourcing church leaders on how to form gospel-centered communities that love God and serve their city.

Soma West


Kevin serves as on the leadership team of Missio Dei Communities, a city wide network of Missio Communities in Phoenix, AZ.  He currently is planting a congregation of missional communities in Mesa, AZ where he lives with his wife Kayleanne and their three kids.

Soma West


Paul led the planting and establishing of Alathia Community Church in 2005. Alathia became Soma Issaquah in 2010. Paul holds a Ph.D. in U.S. History from Washington State University. He leads a missional community in the Issaquah Highlands, Washington.

Soma Pacific Northwest


Justin planted and now pastors Soma Federal Way which was commissioned from Soma Tacoma in early 2015. He is the proud father of three children, Judah, Joiya, and Josiah with his high school sweetheart turned lovely wife, Darianne.

Soma Pacific Northwest


Jeff is the founder of Soma and the lead teaching pastor at Doxa Church in Bellevue, WA.  Jeff is on the leadership team of Saturate the Sound, a local church collective focused on gospel saturation in the Puget Sound. Jeff has authored SaturateGospel Fluency, and Making Space. He and Jayne, his wife, have three children; Haylee, Caleb, and Maggie.

Soma Central


Duke serves a dual role as the Executive Director of both Soma and Saturate. He gives directional leadership and oversees development and implementation of Soma’s key initiatives and walks with leaders and churches as they pursue greater strength, long-term health, and effectiveness in ministry. Duke lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife Caroline and his three daughters: Lily, Evangeline, and Isla.

Soma Northeast


Scott is an elder at Redemption City Church in Chesapeake, Virginia. Scott is the father of 4 children.

Soma Midwest


Mike has been involved with Soma since 2006. Domnica and Mike planted and multiplied house churches in Romania along with adopting their two children while living there as missionaries from 2005-2011. He worked in a mega-church as the Discipleship / MC pastor upon returning to Detroit and in 2016 planted Soma Detroit. Mike is bi-vocational and loving it, running a construction management business with his wife while leading Soma Detroit.

Soma Midwest


Aaron Goodrich is a pastor and visionary leader of Soma Grand Rapids.  He is bi-vocational as a Licensed Professional Counselor and has a passion to work with leaders to help them stay emotionally and spiritually healthy.  He lives in Grand Rapids Mi with his wife Glori and they have three children, Caiden, Jackson and Porter.

Soma Europe


Dawson Jones pastors Cirkev Bratská Nitra in Slovakia. He is is a beloved son of the King, married to Laurel, and has three kids: Vivien, Lucia, and Augustine.

Soma Japan


Yoshito Noguchi pastors Soma Fuchu in Fuchu, Tokyo and serves to form Soma family of churches in Japan.  Yoshito lives in Fuchu, Tokyo with his wife Ami and three children: Yuka, Nanaka, and Atsuto.

Soma Latin America


Atanasio Segovia serves as the Director of Familia Soma. He oversees and is building out the full Soma Family expression for Latinos. Atanasio lives in Leon, Mexico with his wife Sunshine and his two sons: Noam and Pablo.

Brad Dunlap
Soma South


Brad Dunlap planted Mercy Hill Church in Memphis, TN, in 2011, where he serves as lead pastor. He is married to Katie and has four boys: Riley, Cole, Yohannes & Mack.