LifeWay Church
Zanesville, Ohio

About Us

LifeWay Church is a Bible-believing church.  We base all of our beliefs and lifestyle on explicit passages of the Bible and on biblical principles. 


At LifeWay, we believe everyone is important.  LifeWay is a wonderful place to connect with friends, both new and old. Everyone is on a continuous growth journey and we will be there to help you facilitate this journey.  

Come and experience the Powerful Atmosphere of God's Presence.

Rev. Jim Henderson - Senior Pastor    


Pastor Henderson joined LifeWay Church in March 2008 as Associate Pastor and was elected Pastor in August 2008.  In January 2009, he succeeded Rev. Arthur Potts as Senior Pastor of LifeWay Church. 

He grew up in Muncie, Indiana and graduated from Jackson College of Ministries (JCM) in Jackson, MS  with a Bachelor of Theology.  He also holds a degree in Management Information Systems from Capital University in Columbus, and an MBA from Ohio Dominican University.


He married the former Becky Saunders, who also attended JCM, in 1987, and they have one wonderful daughter, Caitlin Tacker, son-in-law, Michael Tacker, and grandson, Jonathan Tacker.  

Rev. Arthur Potts - Pastor Emeritus

Bro. Potts has been an enduring component of LifeWay Church since he was sixteen. He is married to Sharon and they have a wonderful family with three sons Andy, Mark and Matt (deseased). Bro. Potts has served LifeWay Church all of his adult life and Sr. Pastor for 20 years until 2009.  He has a strong burden to help all people connect to God. He faithfully serves the church as Pastor Emeritus working in every facet of church.

Shane Rasor - Outreach Director

Bro. Shane is married to Angie and they have three beautiful children Madison, Jaden, and McKenzie.  He has a strong desire to help all people connect to God.  He faithfully serves the church as Outreach Director.  He also works in the jails in Zanesville.

Rev. Michael Tacker - Student Pastor

Bro. Tacker joined LifeWay Church in 2013. He is married to Caitlin and they have one beautiful son, Jonathan. He has a strong desire to connect young people to God. He faithfully serves the church as Student Pastor.  

Rev. Scott Rasor - Hyphen Pastor 

Bro. Scott is a life-long member of LifeWay Church.  He has a strong desire to help young adults connect to God. He faithfully serves the church as Hyphen Pastor.