Pastor John Bopp

The Rev. John Bopp and his wife, Sherry, are originally from northwest Indiana, a suburb of Chicago. They have two adult children. John has a B.S. in accounting from Purdue University and spent nearly 20 years in the construction industry. Before being called to seminary, John served as a deacon and ruling elder in a PCA church. He earned his M.Div. from Mid-America Reformed Seminary in Dyer, Indiana. John previously served as pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) for seven years. He began serving as senior pastor at New Life PCA in 2014.

Pastor John Bopp of Your New Life Church in Clermont, FL


Elder David James of Your New Life Church

David James

David was born in Tacoma, Maryland and raised in Carroll County, Maryland.

He and his wife Linda have been married 31 years and have two adult children, Benjamin and Westley. David has a degree from Potomac State College and is a sales rep.

He loves fishing and working in his yard.

Brandon Phillips

Brandon is a native Floridian. He and his wife Jennifer have been married ten amazing years and have three sons and two daughters. Together, they own and operate a cabinetry and furniture business, Finer Things Woodworking, where Brandon pursues a love and talent for the trade he has been in for over 20 years.

When relaxing, Brandon enjoys camping and reading and studying.

Elder Brandon Phillips of Your New Life Church


Deacon Roger Riepman of New Life Church

Roger Riepma

Roger was born in Orange City, Iowa into an exceptionally large family of eleven siblings comprising five boys and seven girls. Farming was the family occupation and all the children took part in the running of the enterprise. He is married to Marilyn and they have three children and eleven grandchildren.

Roger attended Calvin College and then enlisted in the United States Army where he was a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. Following his time in the military, Roger became and air traffic controller with the FAA and later an aircraft dispatcher with Fed Ex. He is now retired but active as ever enjoying construction projects, singing and travel.

Roger has been a deacon at New Life for several years and is indispensable to the running of the church.

It is with great sadness that we announce Roger's passing in late June. He will be sorely missed.


“Professing Christians, when they meet together, should avoid all corrupt discourse one with another, and should practice that whereby they may promote the good of each other’s souls.”

Jonathan Edwards