Sean Yost | Lead Pastor

Sean and his wife Barbara were a part of the founding leadership team of Redeemer Church.

Sean is the founder & President of YouthQuake Live, a monthly show created and performed by teenagers to reach other teenagers with the Gospel of Christ. He is also the co-host of a new reality television series called “Dream Quest.” Sean and Barbara have three children and live in Ponte Vedra. He loves the 80’s and is a huge Star Wars fan!


David Sheffield | Assistant Pastor

David has served in the pastoral ministry for over 30 years.  He holds a BS Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Biblical Studies.  David has traveled to many nations leading mission trips, and served with his wife, Robin, for two years on a church staff in Mexico City.

David is currently an assistant pastor with responsibilities in the area of pastoral care, counseling, missions, baby dedications, baptisms, men’s ministry, service, oversight, communion team, altar prayer and teaching.  He is also a hospital chaplain serving locally at Shands Jacksonville.  He has been married to Robin for over 25 years, and they have three children in Ponte Vedra.

David is fun loving and his sense of humor will always set at ease those around him.


Kathleen Ziegler | Worship Director

Kathleen was raised in Redeemer Church and joined the staff team in 2007. She loves to watch God change hearts through authentic worship and is committed to doing whatever it takes to help the lost experience God’s life-giving presence.

She is married to her high school sweetheart, Jeramy, and they have two young children- Jude and Piper. Kathleen loves being a mom and enjoys spending her free time outdoors with the kids, preferably at the beach! Follow Kathleen on Instagram @kziegler for pictures of all things life, ministry, and motherhood.


Gabe Yost | Student Director

Gabe has been involved in student ministry for his entire life. Growing up at Redeemer Gabe felt called to ministry and began serving as a student leader. After graduating and spending a year in Teen Mania’s Honor Academy, Gabe moved back to Jacksonville and took over as the Student Director of r212 student ministry and also as the Cast Director for YouthQuake Live.

Gabe is passionate about seeing students come to know and develop a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Gabe’s core belief is that it only takes one to make a difference and that students can change the world and encourages students to “Be the One.”


Becky Douglas | Nursery & Children’s Ministry Director

Becky and her husband Tommy have been members of Redeemer Church since 1999 and have been involved in many aspects of the Redeemer family. Becky is passionate about the children’s ministry, as each child is a gift from God. She says, “being able to watch them grow up to live their full spiritual potential” is such a blessing.

Becky enjoys being a homemaker, exercising, dancing, various types of music and hanging out with her three children and their friends!