Darren Holland


Where from: California I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to Sacramento in 1987.  Married my wife Donna in 1991 and was a flooring contractor until moving to Virginia in 2003 in order to finish my education.

Likes listening to: Good Bible teachers, some classic rock, and a little bit of conservative talk radio.

Interests: Golf – it’s hard to beat playing 18 holes (or more) with good friends. Good conversation – you gotta love a good theological discussion.

Enjoys watching: Police-investigative shows, Classic TV from the 70"s (MASH, Star Trek….) Jeopardy, and everything GOLF.


Donna Holland

Children’s Director

Where from: I was born and raised in California, moved to Washington to attend college and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. I moved back to California and taught for 15 years. I am currently with Club Sports at LU.

Likes listening to: Contemporary Christian music.

Interests: I enjoy spending time with good friends, good books and good coffee.

Enjoys watching: NCIS, Animal Planet, and Pioneer woman.


Dave Poiles

Adult Teacher/Elder

Where from:  I was born and raised in Florida, moved to Lynchburg to attend college at Liberty and graduated with a degree in Business Management. My wife and I loved living in Lynchburg so we decided to make it our home.  I am a Residential Sponsor and work with individuals with special needs.  I also do some contract IT work periodically.

Likes listening to:  I really enjoy all kinds of music, especially Contemporary Christian, Country, Rock from the 70’s and 80’s and Jazz.

Interests:  Traveling with my wife experiencing new places, spending time with friends, hiking, reading and learning more about God’s Word.

Enjoys watching:  Sports, and any kind of car show