pastoral staff

Paul Aragon

senior pastor
Paul discovered love and marriage in Colorado Springs 20 years ago! He and his wife Melanie have three children. Paul has a Church Ministries degree from Southeastern University and a Masters of Theology from Fuller Seminary.  He has served as a youth pastor, church planter and lead pastor.  Paul is also involved in community leadership with the Fountain Urban Renewal Association.  

Dave Johnston

family pastor 
Dave and his wife, Kristine, met on a ski slope in Austria while both were serving in the U.S. Army. They spent 20 years in the Army raising 3 kids and traveling the world. Dave felt the call of God in the late 1990’s and pursued a degree in Pastoral Ministries and Christian Counseling from Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs. Dave & Kris have been with Restoration since 2005. Dave finished his degree work in 2006 and came on staff in 2008. They have raised the kids and are now enjoying the “Empty Nest”!

Andy Davenport

media pastor
Andy grew up at Restoration and began by serving in the children’s ministry in his early teen years, he progressed and eventually moved to the youth group where he became a mentor. After graduation Andy felt the call of the Lord to work in Ministry so he backed out of college to be an intern at Restoration for a whole year. Andy now serves as the media pastor full time at Restoration and recently was credentialed as a certified pastor in the Assembly of God.. In his free time Andy loves to create content for his blog, watch sports, and drink coffee!

John White

pastoral care 
John has served at restoration since August of 2016 serving as our Pastoral Care Pastor. He graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri with a bachelors degree in Biblical Studies and has done various work towards his masters degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. John has served in ministry for nearly 40 years and enjoys his days in the Colorado weather with his bride, Linda, who overseas Restoration Church University and helps council along side of John.

support staff

russ roux
church administrator
Russ has been affiliated with this church since it opened on this site in May 1999. He is a long-time church greeter, served six years on the church board, and was recently appointed as church administrator. In this role he wants to relieve the pastoral staff of administrative duties that the staff can perform, thereby freeing the pastors to conduct pastor business. He and his wife Kathy lead the church’s altar prayer ministry.
roxann steiner
children’s ministry director
Roxann was raised in Shell Lake, Wisconsin and is an avid Green Bay Packers Fan. In June 1985 she married Scott Steiner who was in the Air Force and living in Colorado Springs, CO. Roxann began attending Restoration in July of 2000, she has volunteered all over the church and came on staff as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator in 2013.
crystal digregorio
restoration coffee director
Crystal and her husband, Greg have been happily married since 2002 ,and have 2 wonderful teenage children.Crystal has been our Coffee Shop director since 2016, following the call Jesus put on her heart. Restoration Coffee exists to serve delicious coffee with meaningful connections. Our coffee shop is a self sustaining church entity that gives back to our church and community one cup at a time.
tawni just
church accountant
Tawni has been attending Restoration Church since 2010 and has been employed as the church Staff Accountant since 2014. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UMUC in 2002 and has worked previously as a real estate accountant and as a substitute teacher. Tawni has been married to her husband JJ for 22 years and they have three sons. In her free time she likes to read and spend time with family.
nicole livesay-townsend
administrative assistant
Nicole began attending Restoration Church in 2015 and quickly found friends and fellowship in Women’s Bible Study. She regularly volunteers as a Service Attendant in the Children’s wing and just started a new journey serving as the church’s administrative assistant. You can often find her in line at the coffee shop.