Pastoral Staff


Keith Collins

Keith and Gina have been married since 1991. They have seven children and live in Destrehan. Keith and Gina were both born and raised in the New Orleans area. While Gina was saved as a child, Keith came to know the Lord in 1979. Keith attended LSU and UNO, graduating with an engineering degree, and he worked in the engineering recruiting field for 6 years before coming on staff at Lakeview as a pastor in 1993. As the senior pastor, Keith leads the pastoral staff and the extended leadership team. He is also responsible for preaching, teaching, and pastoral counseling and helps to cast vision for the overall direction of this local church.


Peter Davidson

Peter and Jean have been married since 1968. They have a daughter and four grandchildren. Peter has been on staff as a pastor since 1990. Some of his responsibilities include pastoral counseling, School of the Word, Mercy Ministry, and hospital visitation. Romans 5:20 has been the scripture that has meant the most to him over his years of ministry.


Evan May

Evan and Rebekah have been married since 2011 and have two children. Evan attended UNO, graduating with a degree in history, and is a student at Reformed Theological Seminary. Evan grew up at Lakeview Christian Center and began working at LCC in 2006, joining the pastoral staff in 2012. His responsibilities include youth ministry, directing the children’s ministry, preaching, and administration.


Erik Schmaltz

Erik and Erin have been married since 2005 and have three children. Erik joined the staff at Lakeview in 2004. His responsibilities include music ministry, worship development, graphic design, and administration.


Pete Schefferstein

Pete and Carrie have been married since 1980 and have one son and daughter-in-law. Pete worked as a tugboat captain on the Mississippi River for 7 years. Then he moved into the food service industry for the next 17 years. Pete was saved in the Spring of 1993 and in 2001 came on staff at Lakeview Christian Center as the church administrator. He is responsible for the administration of the daily church activities.