rock church staff

We are here to help you grow spiritually and influence you to pursue the calling God has on your life.

REv. Dr. Tyson & Rev. Tami lambertson

Tyson was born and raised in rural northeastern Colorado and is wired for pastoral ministry. Receiving an undergraduate degree from Southwestern Assembly of God University, he answered the call of God in 2006, launched The Rock Church in Scottsbluff, NE.

From a small beginning of just six people, the Rock has flourished, providing multiple worship service opportunities on Sunday mornings. While balancing family and ministry life with an awesome wife and three kids, he completed his Master of Arts degree from Life Pacific University and has a Doctorate of Education degree from Grand Canyon University.


Tyson says, "my heart is to equip leaders and pastors to fulfill the God-given call on their lives to reach 'One More!' for the gospel of Jesus Christ." He is a motivated leader who brings forth knowledge from a variety of leading platforms. Most of all, he is a committed leader who is passionate about enhancing the Kingdom of God. He also loves physical exercise and riding Harley Davidson motorcycles!

jeff courtier

Celebrate Recovery Pastor

Jeff Courtier was born in Douglas, Wyoming on 7/7/77. He moved around a lot as a kid and went to multiple schools. One of his favorite places to live was in Portland, Oregon. He eventually graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1994. His journey moved him on while bringing him back to Scottsbluff in 2001. 

Jeff grew up in a broken; as a result, he was in and out of trouble. He did not see any hope and honestly did not think he would make it past the age of 18. God had other plans, and at the age of 25, he could no longer say there wasn’t a God. He had an encounter that changed his life forever.

Jeff is our Celebrate Recovery Director and Assistant Pastor. He is very active in our community while sitting on a board for Region 1 and the Substance Abuse Advisory Board for the State of Nebraska. He is employed part-time at the Scottsbluff County Detention Center as the Lead Religious Coordinator. He meets his bride Brandy in Scottsbluff. They have been married 13 years and have two boys, Jay-Cee (14) and Bryce (7). 

Tami JOnes

Interim Student Ministries Pastor

Tami Jones has been in Nebraska for 34 years. Tami considers herself to be a Cornhusker through and through. She loves the rural roots and community family life. Tami accepted Jesus as Savior at a summer church camp at the age of 12 years old. From that moment, she knew she would be in ministry in some facet. Tami started serving in Children's Ministry at the age of 16 and has served in Nextgen ministries since. She never knew where God would lead her in ministry when she obeyed His call on her life.

Tami is an Ordained Foursquare Pastor. She is currently the Gateway District NextGen Representative for the six-state district where she resources and leads other student and children ministry leaders, Nextgen events, and training. Tami served at The Rock Church as a volunteer for two years before coming on staff. Through the years, she has Pastored KidzRock, Revolution, Internships Programs, and Student Leadership Teams.

Tami is the Revolution Student Ministry Interim Pastor and excited to pastor the families of The Rock Church during this season. Tami has been married to her husband, David, for 27 years, and they have three children: Marriah(20), Dawson (18), and Kaden(10).

Mike Erdman

Worship Pastor

Angie preston

Dream Team Coordinator

Angie was born and raised in Scottsbluff. In 2007, she graduated from Hollins University in Roanoke, VA. After a short stint in New York state teaching Environmental Education, she and Travis got married in 2008 then started their life together in Hawaii, moved to North Carolina and then Illinois. After their daughter Nora was born, Travis received an excellent job opportunity, and they moved back to Scottsbluff and to be closer to family. 

Angie never thought a position in ministry was in her future, but after serving in KIDZ Rock, God moved in her to begin working for The Rock Church. Angie is passionate about sees intergenerational education and mentorship and sees the power of learning through experiences. God is stretching and molding her beyond what she ever thought was possible, and she’s excited to see what God has for her in the upcoming years.