Purpose Statement 


To be Firm in faith,
Fulfill the call, 
and to Finish well.


Lead Pastor Roger Hirth

Pastor Roger leads the charge at Generation with the vision of the church. He holds master’s degrees in Divinity and Theology, and he has a background in foreign missions. He and his wife, Teresa, were missionaries to Romania for 10 years,. One of Pastor Roger’s favorite quotes is from C.T. Studd, “Some wish to live within the sound of Church or Chapel bell; I want to run a Rescue Shop within a yard of hell.”

Meet the Pastoral team

Bryan Ost

Senior Associate Pastor, Worship
Pastor Bryan is entrusted with leading the worship team and bringing Generation into an atmosphere of Christ-centered worship. He is also a part of the Pastoral Teaching team.
 His life motto is “Guard your heart; be all there; aim for the fences; have no regrets."

Taylor Kilcoyne

Associate Pastor, Youth
Pastor Taylor is passionate about seeing the young people of Generation Church meet God, discover their calling, and make an eternal impact in the lives of their friends and families.
His favorite quote is from a late mentor, Pastor Kieth Lindsey, "We serve a Great BIG God not an itty bitty devil."

Lois Renaud

Associate Pastor, Cafe Manager
Lois is passionate about coffee shops and people. Lois joined the Generation team to oversee the buildout and management of the Rex Cafe. Lois graduated from Hillsong college with a diploma of ministry in Pastoral leadership. After pastoring a church in the south of France for 8 years Lois and his family moved to the US to be closer to their American side of the family. His favorite quote is “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him” -John Piper

Greg Sexton

Care Pastor
Pastor Greg oversees the Care ministries of the church which includes leading our prayer teams and conducting hospital visits.
His favorite Bible verse is “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.”
- Matthew 6:33

Adam Sexton

Family Ministries Pastor
Pastor Adam is responsible for all family ministry teams. His focus is to lead Generation’s kids and families into a deep, long lasting relationship with Jesus.
His favorite quote is “Enjoy the little things because one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” - Robert Brault

Ray Grubbs

Teaching Pastor
Pastor Ray helps connect our online campus to the Generation Church family and their next steps.
His favorite quote is “This is why we do what we do. To cause life to flow abundantly to and in the people of God. We tote buckets of water from the cross and give it to His people.”
- Stephen Goulet

Meet the Staff

Shelby Kilcoyne

Office Manager
Shelby oversees the day to day financial operations of our church as well as with the administrative responsibilities. She loves paperwork, but even more so, she loves her family, friends, and church. The quote that she reminds herself of often is "you never know what's on the other side of your obedience." 

Stephen Robinson

Tech Director
Stephen Leads the Tech team where he oversees all Audio, Video, and Lighting as well as the various technological needs of Generation. Stephen has a passion for seeing God’s truth triumph over everything else.
His favorite quote is: “Don’t tell God how big your storm is. Tell the storm how big your God is”.

Annie Rose

Marketing & Events Coordinator for The Rex Theatre & Cafe
Annie oversees all marketing and events for The Rex Theater and The Rex Cafe. Her desire is to connect Pensacola and Generation Church by building relationships and community through the resources of The Rex.
1 Chronicles 28:20 " Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don’t be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He won’t leave you or abandon you until all the work for the service of the Lord’s house is finished".

Hélène Ost

Social Media Director
Hélène oversees all things social media at Generation Church. Her and her team's mission is to creatively and authentically share Generation on social media.
Her favorite quote is  "Quiet heroes dot the landscape of our society. They don’t make the headlines, but they do sew the hemlines and check the outlines and stand on the sidelines. You won’t find their names on the Nobel Prize short list, but you’ll find their names on the carpool, and Bible teacher lists. They are parents!  Heroes!  Their kids call them Mom. Dad. Succeed at home first."
-Max Lucado

Derek Seaman

Safety & Security Director
Derek is privileged  to lead a team of men and women whose responsibility is to provide a safe and secure environment to all who serve and worship at Generation Church.  His Favorite scripture is
Ephesians 6:10 - 6:11. "Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes."

Natalie Coleman

Elementary  Director
Natalie is a wife and homeschooling mother of four.  Her passion is to partner with families, together guiding their children to walk in the light of God’s love.
Her favorite Bible verse is
1 Corinthians 16:13-14 “Be on your guard. Remain strong in the faith. Be brave. Be loving in everything you do.”

Beth Sexton

Preschool 2-3 Director
Betty Sexton is honored that you have entrusted your little one to us for a short time on Sundays. We are committed to helping each child feel loved and safe while they learn about God. Betty understands that from an early age children can personally know God. Her favorite quote is "A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove, but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child." 

Ariel Meyer

Preschool 4-5 Director
Ariel is SO excited to be the director of the 4-5 year old group of Generation's preschool program.  Ariel has a passion for leading children in their own personal journey and watching them grow in their faith in Christ even at such a young age!
Her favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 6:11-12 "Put on the whole armor of God so that you will be able to stand against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places".

Joy Morton

Nursery Director
Joy is a wife and a mother. She loves caring for the babies in the nursery and ensuring that every parent can enjoy the service knowing their child is being well cared for. Her favorite quote is "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." -Abraham Lincoln

Courtney Lepinay

Guest Services Lobby Director
Courtney is a wife and mother to three amazing boys. She passionately leads the Guest Services team in the lobby and her desire is that all who walk through the doors will experience a  welcoming and life giving atmosphere. She strives for excellence in the details in order to create a positive and joyful experience where every person feels significant, seen, and loved. Nothing is too small, that God will not use it! Colossians 3:23-24: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving." 

Debra Pablo

Guest Services Connections Director
Debra loves leading an amazing team of men and women who are passionate about connecting with people. Our mission is to get everyone who attends Generation plugged into all the exciting things the church has to offer! Our team serves essentially as the 'hub' for resources and information related to Generation.
Debra loves the scripture in Galatians  6:9 "Let us not grow weary in well-doing for in due time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."