MEET OUR STAFF
Mike is the lead pastor and teacher at Ignition Church. Mke has a passion for serving others, and helping people connect God's word to everyday life. Mike and his wife Jodi live in Livonia and have 4 great kids who stay very active. During his free time, Mike enjoys lifting weights, playing video games, and reading comics. As a Metro-Detroit native, Mike grew up drinking the Detroit Lions Kool-aid and is a die hard Michigan Wolverine fan.
Director of Arts
Jill Crandell is the Director of Arts and Administration at Ignition Church. This is a fancy title to say that she is part secretary, part graphic designer. Jill is a firm believer in the power of the local church to make a big impact for the kingdom of God. She is constantly looking for new and better ways to help people meet Jesus and to equip the church to share Jesus with those around them. Jill lives in Livonia with her husband, Pat, their 2 crazy boys, and 2 cats. Along with her love of God and the church, she is a huge nerd who gets very excited at the mention of Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, comics, fantasy authors (Brandon Sanderson!), knitting, video games and other such geekery.
Community Life Director
Erin is the Community Life Director at Ignition Church. She's lived in Metro-Detroit her entire life, and currently lives in Livonia with her husband Nick and their two kids. Erin talks too much, and loves meeting new people and welcoming them to the church. She feels strongly that the church should be a welcoming place where people of all backgrounds can come to learn and grow in their relationship with Jesus. She loves: trying new restaurants, Anne of Green Gables, Gilmore Girls, scheming about Disney World trips, and nights when her kids are asleep before 8.
Fuel Cafe & Playscape Manager
Kristi Seog is our awesome Fuel Cafe manager. She welcomes new families to our cafe and playscape every week, and has created a great community among the people who visit us . She is married to Todd and together they have three daughters, a son, and two dogs. She also serves as one of our lead greeters on Sundays. Kristi loves the Rocky franchise and sending memes.
Dee Dee Flowers
Little Sparks Director
Dee Dee Flowers is the director of our Little Sparks nursery. She lives in Dearborn with her husband and two sons. Dee Dee is passionate about caring for others, especially children. Dee Dee’s natural love for children helps to create a nurturing environment in our Little Sparks nursery.
Jodi Fabian is the children's ministry director for Ikids at Ignition Church. Jodi is also the mother of four kids, a preschool teacher and avid facebooker. She is passionate about empowering families to grow in their faith together and reach out to their communities. She dreams about things like community gardens, developing multigenerational classes and eating mint chocolate chip ice cream while reading a good book.