• Jim Mattix

    lead Pastor

    Pastor Jim is our newly elected Lead Pastor, just last year, and is excited about leading Northeast into the future.  Pastor Jim, his wife Cindy and their 3 daughters, Amber (21), Tiffany (19) and Alicia (15), have come to Northeast from Covina, Ca where Jim served as Worship and Executive Pastor and Cindy served as Executive Assistant to Lead Pastor and Executive Pastor.


    Pastor Jim has served in Assemblies of God churches for over 25 years in Arkansas, Missouri, Florida, Nebraska and here in California.


    His passion is to see people fully realize what it is to know Jesus Christ personally, and come to a mature relationship with Him. His preaching is biblically based, practically applicable and culturally relevant. He uses multimedia, stage designs and other creative ideas to bring the messages to life.


    We are excited about the future of Northeast under Pastor Jim's leadership and vision. To learn more about the vision and to find your part in our church family, click on the "Welcome" link at the top of this page.


    jmattix@neag.church

  • steve laird

    associate Pastor

    Pastor Steve excitedly joined the Lead Team as Associate Pastor in March of last year.


    He is married to Mirjam Laird, our Children's Pastor.  They have two grown children, Alana (27), Landon (24) and two grandchildren, Emitt (2 1/2) and Caelyn (1).


    He has been credentialed with the Assemblies of God for over 30 years.  He and Mirjam have served as church staff members as well as Lead Pastors.  In the last few years while Mirjam served here, Pastor Steve has served SoCal Assembly of God churches in the Central Valley through Church Care Networks.  HIs passion is to see the local church strengthened by serving it's leadership and assisting in seeing the church reach it's maximum potential.


    slaird@neag.church

  • mirjam laird

    Children's pastor

    As the Children's Pastor, Mirjam oversees everything from birth to 6th grade and loves teaching and engaging with kids.  Her passion is seeing kids come to know Jesus as the leader in their lives and raising up others to serve and lead in children's ministry.


    Mirjam graduated from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri.  She taught music education in both public and Christian schools in Kansas, Louisiana and Fresno.


    In addition, she has partnered with her husband, Steve in various capacities of church ministry.


    mlaird@neag.church

  • jonathan gregory

    Worship pastor

    Pastor Jonathan has been at Northeast for over 8 years, and has been leading worship here for 7 of those. When he's not at church, he loves spending time with his wife Leah, son McKay (4) and newborn daughter Lennox.  


    Pastor Jonathan has served at three different churches here in Fresno over the last 16 years.


    His desire is to help others connect with God, together and personally, through worship, discipleship and team building.



    jgregory@neag.church

  • Alexander delgado

    youth and young adults pastor

    Pastor Alex has recently graduated from the Ministry Institute in Los Angeles where he also served as the Youth Director at Life Center Church in Lakewood.  Pastor Alex has relocated to Fresno, and is extremely excited to serve the Youth and Young Adults of Northeast as well as our local community.

    He has had a real life transformation with Jesus and his passion is to see others have that same encounter. The heartbeat of his faith is evangelism and reaching the lost.

    Pastor Alex quotes, "If you can change the youth, you change a generation.  If you change a generation, you change the world."


         adelgado@neag.church