Youth Group Teachers

Youth Group Teachers

Youth Teacher

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…
Youth Teacher

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…
Youth Teacher

Aaron Heins

Aaron Heins and his wife Michelle have been involved with the youth ministry at Heartland since 2003. They have four kids: Tyler, Andrew, Katherine, and Nathaniel. A Central City native, Aaron started Heins Lawn and Landscape along with his parents in 1991. He has a degree in Commercial Horticulture from Hastings Community College. He enjoys learning about Jesus along with his students. His favorite passage is Romans 8:37-39. Aaron loves hunting and fishing, and camping with his family. He also…