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TERRY BORSARE (PRESIDING ELDER)

Hometown: Johnson City, TN
Spouse: Linda
Childhood ambition:  MLB
Hobbies:  Murder Mysteries
Favorite part of his work: Drinking Coffee
Most influential read:  Dallas Willard, Eugene Peterson
Wishes he had this superpower:  Build a Time Machine
Personal hero: Obi Wan Kenobi

 

MIKE STACHURA (PASTOR OF  GLOBAL MINISTRIES)

Hometown: Chicago,Illinois, USA
Spouse: Jorie
Childhood ambition:  lawyer, teacher, political leader
Hobbies: hiking, camping, reading, cheering for the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cubs
Favorite part of his work: helping Grace people to engage others with the truth and compassion of Jesus, globally & locally
Most influential read: "Divine Conspiracy" by Dallas Willard
Wishes he had this superpower:  being in two places simultaneously
Personal hero: Mark Hatfield, former US Senator (Oregon) & Christian leader, during the 1960's and 1970's

 

GARY FRANKLIN / TEACHING PASTOR

Hometown: Westland, Michigan (suburb of Detroit)
Spouse: Verna
Childhood ambition: Professional Baseball Player (shortstop)
Hobbies:  Reading, travel
Favorite part of his work: I love writing, teaching, listening to peoples stories and spiritual direction
Most influential read:  Anything by Eugene Peterson
Wishes he had this superpower: Omnipresence
Personal hero: Verna, without question

 

ANDREW HILL (PASTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES)

Hometown: Dallas, Texas  
Spouse: Amy
Childhood ambition: Professional Football Player, and Sports Broadcaster
Hobbies: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Playing Guitar, Date night with Amy, Going to my kids activities, Listening to music
Favorite part of work: When people have life-changing encounters with God, Planning and going on overseas missions adventures with teams.
Most Influential reads: Book of Acts, Nehemiah, Biographies of early church fathers, missionaries and saints.  
Wishes he had this superpower: the ability to fly supersonic.
Personal Hero: My dad (trusting God in hard times) and my mom (prayer warrior). 

 

Don Russell
 

Hometown: Plymouth Mich
Spouse: Christine Russell
Childhood ambition: Architecture
Hobbies: HO Trains, Woodworking
Favorite part of work :retired
Influential read: Bible, Pillars of the Earth
Super Power: Fly
Personal hero: wife

 

DAVE SIMS

Hometown: Johnson City, TN
Spouse: Traci
Childhood ambition:  MLB
Hobbies:  Murder Mysteries
Favorite part of his work: Drinking Coffee
Most influential read:  Dallas Willard, Eugene Peterson
Wishes he had this superpower:  Build a Time Machine
Personal hero: Obi Wan Kenobi
 

 

ASH ZOOK
 

Hometown: Telford, PA
Spouse: Carrie
Childhood ambition:  To be a farmer
Hobbies:  Theology, hiking, being a dad
Favorite part of his work: Seeing young leaders improve their communities
Most influential read:  Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Wishes he had this superpower:  Flying
Personal hero: My predecessor and mentor, Jim Moye