Rodney Julian

Campus Pastor

Rodney grew up in a military home, moving around every few years. This life enabled him to see much of the world, including beautiful places like Seattle, Denver, Alaska and even Germany.

After completing a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in Counseling, Rodney served at a church in Memphis, working in both children and student ministries, leading worship and coordinating an outreach program. It was in Memphis that he met Karalyn. They were married in August of 2014 and are both passionate about the opportunity to talk about Jesus, meet new friends and do life with the people of Las Vegas.

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Nathan Naoumi

Campus Pastor

Nathan was born and raised in the metro Detroit area where he attended and later ministered at an Arabic speaking Bible Church. Through his various ministry opportunities among high school and college students, he felt a leading to pursue a calling to full time ministry.

Nathan completed two degrees in Christian Ministry in South Carolina, where he also met his wife Justine. The Naoumi’s are continuing to grow as a family with their son Rome and daughter, Niema. The Naoumi’s are incredibly excited about serving at Liberate and to see lives changed through the gospel of grace in Las Vegas!

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Kevin Gemmer

Church Planting Pastor

Kevin is a Las Vegas native, having come to faith in Jesus through the care of his childhood friends and the ministry of the local church when he was a teenager. He and his wife Shannon have been married since 2007 and have two beautiful children- Isla and Killian (with a third on the way). Kevin currently works as both a middle school math and science teacher for Cornerstone Christian Academy and as Church Planting Apprentice at Liberate.

Kevin received a Masters in Divinity from Gateway Seminary in 2015. He also completed a BA in Psychology from UNLV, and graduate work in Teaching as well. Before coming to Liberate he served as the High School Pastor for Shadow Hills Church (Summerlin Campus) and was the Children’s Director for Redemption Church in San Francisco. Kevin and Shannon will be planting Reconciled Church in South Summerlin in 2020 and are excited to be a part of what God is doing in Vegas!

Brett Capaci

Senior Pastor

Brett has been in full-time Christian service as a ministry leader for nearly 30 years – serving in various positions such as Senior Pastor, Lead Assistant Pastor and even as a Christian school administrator. He’s been married to his best friend, Cindy, for 29 years. The Capacis have three adult daughters: Lauren (married to Jonathan Garboski), Hannah and Reagan. All three girls love and are committed to Christ in a strong way.
Brett studied both English and History as an undergraduate and then Theology and Counseling in graduate school. He has had the privilege of speaking in many churches and conferences throughout the country as well as internationally, encouraging believers in their walk with Christ. Brett enjoys independent films, all kinds of good food and is an avid fan of the Boston Celtics, New Orleans Saints and the University of Memphis Tigers, where his two oldest daughters are alumni.

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Johnny Garboski

Liberate Students Director

Lauren Capaci Garboski

Guest Relations Coordinator

Justine Naoumi

Liberate Littles Director (Childcare)

Andy Ricks

Liberate Worship Band Coordinator

Jarod Myers

AV Team Lead

Leah Loera

Administrative Assistant

Ray Oliveros

Men's Ministry Director

Amina Kennedy

Women's Ministry Director

Jason Loera

IT Director