Shannon Carroll // Lead Pastor

Born & raised in South Africa, Shannon served as a medic in the military before going to Bible College and then Mission School. For a decade he worked with an outreach ministry doing open air crusades, and ministry leaders conferences in Southern and Central Africa and watched Jesus save and miraculously heal many! Shannon married Karin in 2001 and they founded the African satellite of a US based International School of Ministry before immigrating to FL, USA in January 2004. In 2016, Shannon stepped into the lead pastor role at LakeHaven Church. His passion is to see people everywhere experience God’s Love & the life-transforming power the Good News, and lead them to participate and share the abundant life that Jesus offers His disciples. He enjoys his family time, friends, reading & studying, leading mission teams internationally, scuba diving, shooting and adventure. Shannon and Karin have two children, Danielle & Ethan.  Email:


Karin Carroll // Pastoral Support & Administration

Growing up with Swedish missionary heritage on a corn, cattle and timber farm in South Africa, Karin first truly experienced God’s love personally as a teenager. After some business college, Karin joined a missions organization and spent two and a half years serving administratively and doing children’s evangelism. It was the founders of this organization that introduced Shannon to Karin….  Karin has a passion to teach God’s love and grace in relevant and practical way to young and old. Her remarkable God-gifted talents & experience in multiple Inc 5000 companies outside of the church are a great benefit to LakeHaven & strategic leadership. Karin’s desire to serve, encourage and equip the members of the Body to be ministers of the Gospel, keeps her pursuing the grace of God in her own heart – where He works.  Karin loves cruises, fonts, lasagna & crème brulee.



David Brabham // Associate Pastor // Family Ministries

Dave was born and raised in Apopka, Florida. He was raised in the Church, saved at a young age, filled with the Holy Spirit, and followed the call of GOD on his life to preach the Gospel. He graduated from Apopka High School where he met his beautiful wife, Beth. They were married in April of 1999 and have four amazing kids; David III, Jacob, Gracie and they adopted Zoe in 2016. Dave has been in full-time Ministry since 2004. He and his wife have a huge passion to see people of all ages grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Dave and his family moved to the central Florida area and partnered with LakeHaven Church in the summer of 2014 and they are very excited to see GOD do a mighty work with the residents of our community and beyond!  Email:


Beth Brabham // Children’s Pastor

Beth was born and raised in Central Florida. She believed in JESUS as her Lord at a young age while visiting a small local church in Apopka, Florida where she grew up. Beth has always had a huge passion for children. In fact, her first job as a teenager was working at a church preschool. Her love for children, passion to see them grow in their relationship with Jesus, having 4 children of her own, and having over 20 years of experience has prepared her well for pastoring our kids at LakeHaven Church. She has ministered faithfully alongside her husband for many years and has seen hundreds of kids come to Jesus and some that are now grown and serving in full time ministry. Beth is extremely passionate to see this young generation be transformed into the strong Kingdom leaders of tomorrow!   Email: