Who we are

Word of Life is a non denominal church we believe in teaching the word ushering the presence of God through worship and showing the love of Jesus by building strong families ​

Word of Life exists to "Build the church and make disciples that influence Arizona and The World"

our pastors:
John & Dallas Amato

Head Pastors

Pastor John Amato is the Senior Pastor of Word of Life Church, along with his wife Dallas. John grew up in Detroit, MI playing saxophone/flute and recorded music with many artists as well as Motown RecordsPastor John has been in full-time ministry for over 37 years. Twenty-five of those years were spent on  Mission work in more than 85 countries.


John built orphanages, medical clinics, feeding children, and raising up leaders all over the world. Pastor John has a doctorate degree in biblical studies and theology. John and Dallas love to teach the word of God to those who wish to hear the message. They have a heart for souls, a passion for God, and the love of Jesus flows through them. We are blessed to have them as our Senior Pastors of Word of Life in Mesa, AZ.

Tim & Debbie Gustafson

Associate Pastors

Pastors Tim and Debbie have been in the ministry for 30+ and are from Sacramento, California