574.267.6622 tni@cenational.org

Meet the TNI Team

TK with his wife, Dana, and children, Bekah and Nick

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.

Judy Fisher

Judy Fisher

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

Ed Lewis

Ed Lewis

Marital Status: Single

Children: Nope

“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

Nick Deck

Nick Deck

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
Substitute Teacher
Fed Ex Package Handler
Arcade Manager
Guest Services Manager
Infirmary Overseer
Springhill Camps Recruiter

Urban Exploration
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.

Jason Holt

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