Andy Maddox

Church Pastor

Pastor Andy first attended Living Word in 1994. Over the years, he has served in many roles; from lawn services to ministering from the pulpit.  He lives to serve and has seen God multiply and bless his work.  As a strong leader with a heart for people, Pastor Andy has established successful Bible studies in surrounding areas including Bossier City, which eventually lead him and his wife, to serve as Head Pastors at Living Word Minden. Pastors Andy & Jemmie have three sons, Trey, TJ and Drew, two daughters, Krystal and Nikki.  They have six grandchildren, Jackson, Nolan, Rhea, Allie, Evan and Maddox.

Trey Waller

Associate Pastor

Pastor Trey began attending Living Word in 1987 after having been invited by Pastor David Divelbiss, who was then the Children’s Pastor.  After graduating from ULM in 2000, he attended Rhema Bible Training Center, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, returning to Minden after graduating in 2002. Pastor Trey sensed the call of God at an early age. He joined our staff in 2007 as Youth Pastor of the iLive Youth group and has served in Pre-School, Jr. High and Head Usher.  He now serves as Associate Pastor. Trey and his wife, Kelli were married in 2004 and have three sons, Jackson, Nolan and Evan.

Mike Pedroza

Administrative Pastor

Pastor Mike has been a member of Living Word since 1992. He and his wife, Peggy served faithfully as Children’s pastors for over 10 years and have helped in every aspect of the church. They recently created a strong departmental structure within the church and are currently overseeing the development of administration. They still continue to serve in the area of their first love; ministering to children.  Mike and Peggy have two daughters, Michelle and Allie.

Darren McDonald

Music Director

Pastor Darren and Claire came to Living Word in 1988. They began playing and singing on the worship team, serving faithfully for 8 years under Pastors Bill & Margo Bush. They attended Rhema Bible Training Center, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in 1996, graduating in 1998. They returned to Living Word in 1998 where they began serving, and continue to serve, as Music Ministers. Darren and Claire have 2 daughters, Lauren and Rachel and 2 grandsons, Isaac and Ian.


Jeff Scott

Youth Pastor

Born in Louisiana to a father in the Air Force, Pastor Jeff was considered an air force brat. He has lived all over the US and Japan. Jeff was saved at an early age and grew up with a love for the things of God. He has a love for people and compassion toward young people. He and his wife, Sherry attended Living Word in 2006 and that visit quickly became permanent.  Jeff and Sherry have 2 daughters, Victoria and Sarah and one son Chad.

Sherry Scott

Associate Secretary

In 2006, Sherry visited Living Word with her husband and that visit set the course for what has been an incredible ride. Sherry has a love and a heart for people of all ages but especially for the younger generation. Sherry served faithfully along side her husband, Jeff for 4 years as Children’s Pastor and now serve as Youth Pastors. Sherry joined the staff in 2013 as secretary for the Associate Pastor and Youth Pastor. She and her husband, Jeff have 2 daughters, Victoria and Sarah and one son, Chad.

Rebecca Lowery

Children’s Pastor

Having worked in different positions in the Children’s Department for over 25 years Rebecca has a passion to see children come to a full knowledge of who they are in Christ. Teaching them that serving God is fun and with Him there is nothing that they can’t accomplish.  She and her husband, Scott, are graduates of Rhema Bible Training Center and have two sons, Adam and Cody.