Daniel Karl


Daniel is the Lead Pastor at Redemption. In 2022 while on staff at Northside Community Church in Knightdale, he felt the Lord calling him to church planting. Northside affirmed and equipped that calling, which led to planting Redemption Community Church.

Daniel grew up in Massachusetts and attended Lancaster Bible College in Pennsylvania (BA, BS) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MATS). He moved to North Carolina in 2014 where he’s been serving in various ministry roles ever since. Daniel is also the full-time Manager of Annual Giving for the non-profit HelpMeSee.

Daniel and his wife Danielle have three children whom they homeschool. He’s a big fan of Boston sports and loves to play basketball in his spare time.

Michille Kellhofer


Michille is the Kid’s Ministry Director at Redemption. Michille moved to North Carolina in 2012. She has an Associates of Business Administration Degree from Lakeland Community College (Ohio). She has worked as a marketing director, preschool teacher in Taiwan, a paralegal, and a homeschool teacher. Currently, she works part time at the Wendell Chamber of Commerce as a Marketing Coordinator.

Michille married her husband Jason in 1997 and together they have two daughters Miramelle (18) and Arrowyn (14). In her spare time Michille loves to exercise and spend time with her family.

Oliver Romero


Oliver Romero is originally from New York City but moved to North Carolina around 1993. 

He attended Strayer University for his Associate’s Degree in 2011. The Lord has led him for over 17 years in the worship ministry. He has experience leading worship for the Hispanic community and various church-style settings. Oliver has a passion for serving the Lord and pointing people to Jesus. He will soon be attending seminary school to further his theological education.

Oliver and Rigel have been married since 2006 and have six children. He is a full-time Insurance Verification Specialist at NC Retina Associates.

In his free time, Oliver enjoys cooking, playing football, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.