Staff & Elders


Kent DelHousaye

Lead Pastor

Kent came to The Pursuit in 2022 and was drawn by the authentic community and incredible ministry opportunity at our church. Kent has been teaching the Bible for 30 years, and he has a masters degree from Phoenix Seminary and a doctorate from Biola University. He is married to Stephanie, and they have three kids Ethan, Christian, and Claire. Kent is also an executive coach, a seminary professor, and a non-profit director. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys fly fishing, skiing, and off-roading. Kent’s dad was a pastor and his grandfather worked for Al Capone, so he likes to say that he’s a second generation pastor and third generation gangster!  

Drew Hazen

Associate Pastor

Drew joined The Pursuit in 2022 and discovered a community of people who desire to follow God in truth and love. Drew has served in various ministries in the Church, para-church, higher-education, and health care communities as worship leader, spiritual director, adjunct faculty, administrator, adult small groups leader, hospice chaplain, and grief counselor. He has a bachelors degree in music from Biola University and a masters degree in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care from Talbot School of Theology. He is married to Kim and has three kids, Everett, Lily, and Annie. Drew’s interests include carpentry, hiking, paddle boarding, photography, architecture, and design.  He is native to Idaho, having began and returned to Boise after wandering up and down the West Coast. 

Turrell Jensen

Youth Pastor

Turrell has worked with youth for eight years within many different ministries. Including young life, youth internships, youth group, young adult and college aged groups. He has a passion to know every one of his students And build deep connections and relationship So that he can help instill the word of God in each Person he walks with. Turrell is passionate about empowering and equipping the next generation of the church. Turrell is married to Whitney and has two sons, Donovan and Elijah.  Turrell enjoys quality time with family and friends, woodworking, taking care of his yard with his white New Balances, and enjoying the warm weather (because winter is horrible).

Tyler Engstrom

Kids Director

Lesley Yates

Creative Arts Director

Lesley started attending the Pursuit in Aug of 2018 and began working here in 2019. She received her degree at Point Loma Nazarene University in Elementary Ed & Psychology. Lesley has been involved in leading worship through music for over 30 years. She has also been involved in various other ministries off and on for 20+ years including women's ministry, children's ministry, prayer ministries, missions, community outreach, hospitality, and life group leadership.  Lesley is married to Philip and has three beautiful daughters, Hannah, Mackenzie, and Ainsley. Lesley enjoys camping with her family & friends, road trips, lots of different art forms & crafts, reading, baking, eating out, kayaking, hiking, volleyball, and latest obsession, pottery.  She also loves her two puppies, Otis & Sherman. 

Nicole Flores

Director Of Operations

Nicole began work at the Pursuit in 2021 after attending the Pursuit since 2009. Nicole has been serving in production here at The Pursuit since 2013, and can still usually be found in the booth on a Sunday morning (come say hi!). She has walked through the history of the Pursuit and is excited for a new chapter with these incredible people who call The Pursuit their home.  After working as a CNA, Nicole went to school and became a Certified Massage Therapist, before ultimately deciding to stay home and raise a family. Nicole married Jeremy in 2002 and has three beautiful daughters: Melody, Hailey, and Kenzie who lives in our eternal home with Jesus. Nicole is interested in true crime, crafting, all things Disney, and spending time with those she loves. 


Charlie Bussey

Josiah Ransom

Rob Hogan

Al Smith