Pastor Sam and Pastor Rebecca planted Light & Life in 2003. He was born in the Upper Penninsula, attended Indiana Wesleyan University, and completed studies at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana. He loves the Bible & working among God’s people.              He also loves the guitar, ukulele, motorcycles & their annual trip to Hawaii.                             He and Rebecca have 3 children and 11 grandchildren. Pastor’s Sam & Becky are celebrating their 15th year at LLWC!

Pastor Rebecca Maddox; Assistant Pastor


Pastor Rebecca Maddox is the Assistant Pastor at Light & Life Wesleyan Church. She has been in the ministry for most of her life, as a pastor’s daughter, a pastor’s wife, and the last several years as pastor. She has previously been involved in leading the Stephen’s Ministry, works in spiritually counseling adults, and loves teaching kids! She has a degree in Christian Ministries from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her desire is that more and more people will know Jesus as their Savior and Lord!

Dr. Bob Littke, Assoc. Pastor of Encouragement & Development









Dr. Bob Littke holds a PhD. in Counseling Psychology. He is President and CEO of Senior Services Inc. A large non-profit organization in Kalamazoo, Michigan.Bob has been the Senior SCUBA Diver and Deputy for the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department  for over 35 years.His vision and passion are to assist and encourage everyone he meets but desires to support and pray especially for those serving God in Pastoral Ministry.Bob speaks nationally on numerous topics including; Leadership, Long Term Care and Issues facing the elderly.He and his wife Jennifer live in Sturgis, Michigan.