Youth Group Teachers

Tyson Ratliff

Tyson Ratliff is a native of   Central City and attended Nebraska Christian High School where he met his high school sweetheart. He proposed six months after graduation, and they were married in 2007. Tyson graduated from Motorcycle Mechanic Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, and is now self-employed in the powersports industry while working from home. Sarah homeschools their three children and the kids enjoy visiting their dad in the shop or playing on their acreage south of Central City. Tyson has…

Sam Krug

Sam Krug grew up on a farm near Chapman, where he is now the General Manager of Preferred Popcorn. He and his wife Lauren have one son, Jack. Sam trusted Christ at age seven and his goal is to live out Philippians 3:8: “all is loss compared to knowing Christ.” He enjoys sharing the gospel with co-workers at Preferred Popcorn and clients and customers locally and around the world. Sam has degrees from Grace University and Dallas Theological Seminary. He…

Doug Langemeier

Doug Langemeier is a native of Mead, Nebraska and came to Christ through the ministry of Fellowship of Christian Athletes while he was in college at UNL. He and his wife Kristy have four kids: Cameron, Lydia, Grace, and Gabe. Doug works as a Physicians Assistant and holds a Master in PA Studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center. Doug has been actively involved with FCA since 1996 and enjoys spending time with his family. He loves sports   including football,…

Travis Purkerson

Travis Purkerson and his wife Ruth have been married for 26 years and have six children. Their two oldest children are married. Ruth and Travis have four children living at home with them: Rebecca, Josie, Clay and Justin. Travis and Ruth have been working in ministry for over 23 years. The majority of those years have been spent in the ministry of worship. Travis has also enjoyed the ministry of Biblical Counseling for many years. His desire is to see God’s…

Drew Schreiber

A Central City native, Drew Schreiber and his wife Lydia have four sons: Riley, Tucker, Mason, and Oakley. Drew is Director of Business Development at Twin Rivers Urgent Care. He has been involved with the Awana ministry since childhood and serves as Heartland’s Awana commander.  He enjoys spending time with his family, taking walks, and rooting for the Huskers.

Scott Gamblin

Scott   Gamblin grew up in Chapman Nebraska. He graduated from the         University of Kearney with a degree in elementary education. Scott has been teaching third grade at Chapman Public School since 2006. He lives in Chapman with his wife Elizabeth and their two children Elijah and Amalia. His family’s favorite things are playing games, family movie nights, swimming, and hiking in the small treeline at the back of their house. Scott enjoys playing board games, camping, scuba diving, and watching—as…

Elliot Murphy

Elliot Murphy’s favorite verse is Psalm 16:11: You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. He and his wife Janelle have two boys, Hudson and Ezra. He is Operations Supervisor at Preferred Popcorn. He graduated from Nebraska Christian in 2010 and earned a BA from Hillsdale where he ran track and led a team Bible Study through Intervarsity Fellowship. He enjoys biking and running.

Levi Landrigan

Levi Landrigan and his wife Britta live near Central City and have been extensively involved in youth and camp ministry for many years.  Levi grew up in a Christian home and prayed to receive salvation at a young age.  He loves the outdoors and anything active. He loves trying new things and getting to know people.
For the rest of November, Heartland will have two services on Sundays (9:00 & 10:30). We’ll continue to offer childcare through preschool age, but will cancel all other groups and classes (both Sundays and midweek).
For the rest of November, Heartland will have two services on Sundays (9:00 & 10:30). We’ll continue to offer childcare through preschool age, but will cancel all other groups and classes (both Sundays and midweek).
The church office will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The church office will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The Memorial Service for Larry Schreiber is Saturday, Nov. 28 at 10:00 am at the south church (3208 17th Ave.). The service will be livestreamed at the same time. The livestream link is *HERE* (open in new tab).
The Memorial Service for Larry Schreiber is Saturday, Nov. 28 at 10:00 am at the south church (3208 17th Ave.). The service will be livestreamed at the same time. The livestream link is *HERE* (open in new tab).