Meet The Team
Pastor Ross was born and raised in Grandville, MI. He graduated from Taylor University in Upland, IN and earned an M.Div. from Western Theological Seminary in Holland, MI. While in seminary he interned at Servants Community Church and The Other Way ministries on the Westside of Grand Rapids as well as First Church, Grandville. He was called to Heartland Reformed in July 2002. Ross and his wife Heidi have 4 great children. When he has a few spare moments he enjoys woodworking with hand tools, gardening, and riding bikes with the family.
LaCosta was born and raised in Pella, IA, and Heartland has been her home church since age 6! She graduated from Liberty University with a degree in biblical and theological studies and is currently pursuing an M.Div. through Western Theological Seminary’s distance program. LaCosta has served as Heartland’s secretary since 2018 and as a seminary intern since fall 2019. LaCosta and her husband Jeremy have 6 spunky, energetic kids. She enjoys books, movies, good food, good coffee, and good conversation.