Meet the TNI Team
Director of TNI, professor for the annual Foundations and Philosophy of Youth Ministry course plus the Strategizing for Church and Campus Ministry and Counseling and Communicating modules.
Marital Status: Married to Mike since Jan, 1988
Children: Samantha, Alex, Olivia, and Joshua
Schooling: Grace College with a BS in Business Administration
Raised in: Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Favorites: Being with my family, Watching my kids play sports, Seafood
Marital Status: Single
“Full-Time” Job: Executive Director at CE National and the Urban Hope Training Center
Schooling: Grace College (Music Education); Grace Theological Seminary (M. Div)
Past Job experiences: youth pastor, Director of Candidate Personnel at Grace Brethren International Missions
Favorites: Travel, reading, and Hawaii
Current Role with TNI: Guest speaker in many TNI classes
Marital Status: Married to Athena
Children: None..or 35 Jr Highers…your choice
Schooling: Grace College BS in Youth Min Grace Seminary MA in Local Church Ministries
“Full-time” Job: Youth and college age coordinator at Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church.
Raised in: Wichita, KS, Winona Lake, IN
Past Job Experiences:
Skating Rink Manager
Wedding & Party DJ
Fed Ex Package Handler
Guest Services Manager
Springhill Camps Recruiter
Graphic Novels (extra long comic books)
Fantasy & Sci-fi Novels
Saving the World
Current role with TNI: Co-teacher for the Evangelism/Discipleship class as well as for Contemporary Issues.
Marital Status: Married to Christy since April 19, 2003.
Children: Samuel, Micah, Ruby and Ranen
“Full-Time” Job: Director at Urban Hope overseeing Church and Training Center Ministries
Schooling: Grace College (Youth Ministry & Biblical Studies); Bakke Graduate University (MA in Global Urban Ministry)
Past Job experiences: Soccer referee, Barista at the once famous ABJ (Alpha Beta Java), Custodian, Marketing Assistant, Actor and Announcer for local commercials in Warsaw, IN.
Favorites: My wife, my children, fantasy football, Washington Redskins, playing Ninja, backpacking and hiking.
Current Role with TNI: Professor for Cross-Cultural Youth Ministries Module held at Urban Hope Training Center in Philadelphia, PA