Rev. Lockard accepted the position as lead pastor in November 2009. From 2003-2008, he served as a missionary-educator and chaplain at Nazarene Theological College in Johannesburg, South Africa.
He pastored Nazarene churches in Ohio, South Africa, Texas, and North Carolina where he served as associate pastor at Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene prior to his mission ministry in South Africa.
He is married to the former, Anna-Marie Szentmiklosi, who is currently serving as the counseling pastor at HCN. Rev. Lockard’s passion is to develop a missional church for local and global outreach.