NCD Active Coaches

* denotes multi-state geographic range

Alabama
Joe Weatherly

Arizona
*Lonnie Bullock

Coach Bio: Lonnie Bullock, New Church Specialties Executive Director. Lonnie has been a pastor serving as youth pastor, associate pastor and lead pastor for 28 years in Michigan and Indiana. He successfully led the last church he served in Munster, IN through the ReFocusing process two times during his 10 year tenure. The church moved toward increased health during each refocus in remarkable ways and the attendance increased from 125 – 300.

For two years he served as the Mission Development director for the Northwest Indiana District Church of the Nazarene overseeing the efforts of the district in Refocusing, Restarting and planting new churches.

Lonnie joined the staff of NCS as a Senior Consultant is 2000. In December 2010 he was selected to become the executive direction of NCS after serving for several years as the Chief Operations Officer. His areas of specialties include Church Health, Strategic Planning, Assessments (church and individual), Coaching NewStarts, ReFocusing and ReStarts. He has trained thousands of pastors and church leaders in implementing church health strategies and ReFocusing.

He has personally coached over 125 pastors through the NewStart, ReFocus and ReStart process and worked with dozens of judicatories and denominations in the area of assessment and development of action plans to move into God’s future.  He has extensive training and skill in doing behavioral interviewing assessments and church assessments. He oversees the assessment training events for NCS. He works with several judicatories/districts helping them develop strategies for implementing a church health multiplication movement.  NCS has worked with over 2000 congregations in the area of church health with a focus on developing strategy to move to increased health.

He is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University with a BA in Theology and a Master’s Degree from Olivet in Counseling. He is also a graduate of the Church of the Nazarene’s School of Large Church Management.

He and his wife Karen live in Mesa, AZ. Karen works for NCS as an administrative assistant. Lonnie and Karen have two daughters. Their oldest daughter Kristie lives in Arizona and works for NCS in the area of assessments. She is also the mother of their grandson Colin. Their youngest daughter, Kasie is married and living in Meridian, ID with their granddaughter and three grandsons.

Phone: 480-659-2547

Email: Lonnie@yourncs.org

Geographic Area: located in MESA, AZ; covering USA

Website: www.yourncs.org

California
Mark Adams
Susan Bentley
Jon Cicle

ORANGEVALE, CA
jon.cicle@nccsda.com

Del Dunavant

PLEASANT HILL, CA
del.dunavant@nccsda.com

Mike Livingston

MOORPARK, CA
gmikeliv@gmail.com

Stanley Long

Coach Bio:

Dr. Stanley Long

Stanley Long is Pastor Emeritus of South Bay Community Church of Fremont CA., which he founded in 1985. After retiring as lead pastor of SBCC, Dr. Long has continued to serve on a variety of boards and to develop his consulting business, pastoral coaching, and leadership training both in the United States and abroad.  Stanley is an independent certified coach with the John Maxwell team and a certified coach in the Enneagram system.

Prior to planting SBCC, Mr. Long served as President of Fellowship Urban Outreach a San Francisco based organization that consisted of a Bible Institute   several community outreach programs, Little Friends pre-school and Fellowship Academy an elementary school of over 200 students.

Dr. Long has also served as lead pastor for three churches in Camden, New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey and Ridgewood, New Jersey.  He has taught at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, at Nyack College in Nyack, New York, and Patton College in Oakland, California.

Dr. Long has served on several boards including the National Black Evangelical Association, Board of Trustees of Fuller Theological Seminary, the Evangelicals for Financial Accountability, the Editorial Board for the Leadership Journal, the Tri-City homeless Coalition, the denominational Executive board for the Evangelical Covenant Church, board chair for the Evangelical Training Association, board chair for the PETNA Foundation, board chair for the Urban Outreach Foundation, and vice chair for UMI, the largest African American Christian media firm in  the U.S.

Dr. Long earned his undergraduate degree (BS) at Nyack College, an MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford, New Jersey in 1977, an MA in theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from his alma mater Nyack College in 1983.

Dr. Long is married to Ruby Pitts of Bridgeton, New Jersey. He is the proud father of three children, grandfather of five boys and a great-grandfather of two.

Email: stanlong@sobcc.org

Rudy Peters
Wil Regier
Vince Saunders
David Yetter

Colorado
Coming soon

Delaware
Andy Stevens

Florida
John Kimball

John Kimball
OVIEDO, FL
pjkimball@ccccusa.com

Duke Matlock

Duke Matlock
KISSIMMEE, FL
duke@dukematlock.com

Lary Taylor

Larry Taylor
THE VILLAGES, FL
larryt088@gmail.com

Mark Weible

Coach Bio: Mark Weible serves as the Director of Church Planting for the Greater Orlando Baptist Association. He is also the co-founder and strategic Director of the Renovate National Church Revitalization Conference and Directional Leader for ReproducingChurches.com. Mark has been a certified NCD Coach for nearly 20 years.

Mark is an experienced Search Engine Optimizer and Google Ads Professional. He is a certified Leadership Development Facilitator and Biblical DISC practitioner through Lead Like Jesus. Mark is also a trained Core Values Index Super User and a co-developer of the Church Planter and Church Revitalizer Top Performer Profiles in partnership with Exos Advisors. He is assistant editor, web traffic manager and a regular contributing writer to The Church Revitalizer Magazine. Mark is a trainer and conference speaker on the subjects of church planting, church revitalization, leadership development, search engine optimization and online marketing. Mark is also the author of Fishing On The Other Side: A Guide To Being The Church In The Digital Age published by Renovate Publishing Group in 2019.

Email: mweible@goba.org

Phone: 407-293-0450

Geographic Area: Orlando, FL

Website: www.goba.org

Georgia
Larry Cheek
Wayne Hendrickson

Wayne Hendrickson
ELLIJAY, GA
wayne.hendrickson@ymail.com

Phillip Wall

Phillip Wall
MACON, GA
philwall@gadistag.org

Idaho
Jonathan Dinger

Jonathan Dinger
POCATELLO, ID
jdinger@gracepocatello.org

Steve Penner

Steve Penner
WEISER, ID
spenner60@gmail.com

Illinois
Bill Blonski

Bill Blonski
CHICAGO-FLOSSMOOR, IL
deecrease@aol.com

Don Green

Don Green
LINCOLN, IL
dgreen@lincolnchristian.edu

Josh Matson

Josh Matson
AURORA, IL
josh@fccaurora.org

Bryan Moak

Bryan Moak
PARK RIDGE, IL
bryan@convergemidamerica.org

Gary Rohrmayer

Gary Rohrmayer
PARK RIDGE, IL
gary@convergemidamerica.org

Scott Sherwood

Scott Sherwood
PEKIN, IL
scottjsherwood@gmail.com

*Mark Weber

Coach Bio: I have 45 years of experience in churches from single pastorate to multi-staff, and have used NCD in three of those churches I have served.  I have served in rural areas (Mt. Pulaski, IL, Moweaqua Il), small towns (Robinson, IL), and in a city setting (Rockford, IL).   Every church I have served has experienced numerical growth and discipleship improvement.  My strengths are leadership, preaching, and administration.

Email: markweber.weber@gmail.com

Phone: 217-791-2413

Geographic Range: I live in central Illinois and am willing to coach churches in the Midwest

Iowa
Jeffery Griffith

Jeffery Griffith
ESTHERVILLE, IA
kralupy@gmail.com

Bruce Pfadenhauer

Bruce Pfadenhauer
DES MOINES, IA
bruce@openbiblecentral.org

Tim Purcell

Tim Purcell
CHARLES CITY, IA
tpurcell@iamndistrict.org

Kansas
Jeff Gannon

Jeff Gannon
WICHITA, KS
jgannon@chapelhillwichita.org

Louisiana
Leroy Divinity, Jr

Leroy Divinity, Jr.
FOLSOM, LA
ldivinit@bellsouth.net

Scott Horn

Scott Horn
BATON ROUGE, LA
c.scott.horn@gmail.com

Maine
Dan Abbatiello

Dan Abbatiello
RAYMOND, ME
dabbatiello@maine.rr.com

Tony Searles

Tony Searles
WINDHAM, ME
tssearles@gmail.com

Massachusetts
William Button

William Button
STURBRIDGE, MA
bbutton@snedag.org

Loring Carpenter

Loring Carpenter
MENDON, MA
jlcarpentersr@gmail.com

Michigan
David Balicki

David Balicki
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
dbalicki@wmis.net

Mike Kitsko

Mike Kitsko
DAVISON, MI
mikek@emdnaz.org

Galan Walther

Galan Walther
ANN ARBOR, MI
galan.walther@michigandistrict.org

Minnesota
Steven Anderson

Steven Anderson
OWATONNA, MN
pastorstevemn@gmail.com

Ron Hamilton

Ron Hamilton
LAKE ELMO, MN
rhamilton@ccccusa.com

*Curtis McGinnis


Curtis McGinnis
BYRON, MN
curtis.mcginnis@gmail.com

Regions: Upper Midwest – Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Dakotas

Dr. Curtis McGinnis has served in vocational ministry for over 20 years.  He has been a Church Planter, Sr. Pastor, and Professor of Ministry at a Christian College.

He currently is Executive Director of Crossroads Church Partners a non-profit that seeks to develop Christian leaders and provide resources to strengthen churches.  He also serves as an adjunct professor at three Universities.

He has been worked with NCD for over 8 years and worked with dozens of churches in the upper Midwest.

 

Missouri
David Christian


David Christian
Email address: daviddwchristian1@gmail.com
Operating in Missouri
Willing to work in Kansas

40 years ministry experience including Youth and Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor, Church Planter, National Director of Distance Learning, Missionary, Church Consulting in Leadership Development and Church Growth. Currently serving as Director of Ministry Development at Belton Assembly of God, Belton, MO.

Entrepreneur and CEO of NuVu since 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Pastoral & Biblical Studies, Central Bible College, 1985
Master of Arts, Leadership and Management, Briercrest Biblical Seminary, 1998
Master of Divinity, Briercrest Biblical Seminary, 1999
NCD Coach since 2005

 

Shawn Huges

Shawn Hughes
WEBSTER GROVES, MO
shawn@hughesleadershipadvisors.com

Ben Stratton

Ben Stratton
ST. LOUIS, MO
benpstratton@gmail.com

Mississippi
Nelson Roth

Nelson Roth
GULFPORT, MS
nelson@relevantministry.org

Montana
Jonathan Wiggins

Jonathan Wiggins
BILLINGS, MT
jwiggins@rmdcma.com

Nebraska
*Isaac Brown

Isaac Brown
Ministry Consultant
Brown Church Development Group

Certified NCD Coach

Coach Bio: Isaac joined Brown Church Development Group following the completion of his Christian Leadership degree from Liberty University. As a millennial, Isaac provides a unique outlook on ministry and strategies for growth in today’s culture.

In his role as NCD Ministry Coach, Isaac brings passion, enthusiasm, and contagious optimism for organizational health to every ministry he touches. Isaac’s genuine care and concern for the Church allows him to speak frankly about behaviors and issues that may hinder Gospel advancement. Isaac has a unique gift of helping churches tackle
complex issues and find strategic solutions to help them recognize their full potential.

Email: ibrown@churchdevelopment.net

Phone: 888.879.1338

Geographic Region: The United States

Website: www.churchdevelopment.net

*Todd Brown

Todd Brown
President and CEO Founder
Brown Church Development Group

Certified NCD Coach
Certified StratOP Facilitator

Coach Bio: As the CEO and Founder of Brown Church Development Group, Todd provides the overall leadership for the company and devotes a significant amount of time to coaching and consulting. Todd is driven by his love for Christ and the local church. His passion is to see each church realize its full potential while avoiding the roadblocks to success.

The result has been the relentless development of methods and processes that help the local church clarify its ministry, fulfill its mission, maintain its unity, and remain faithful to its testimony and outreach. An NCD Certified Coach for more than a decade, Todd has helped hundreds of churches discover the barriers limiting their church and provided them with ministry solutions.

Email: tbrown@churchdevelopment.net

Phone: 888.879.1338

Geographic Region: The United States

Website: www.churchdevelopment.net

New York
Lyle Heggemeier

Lyle Heggemeier
Rochester, NY
lheggemeier@gmail.com

Jonathan Ivanoff

Jonathan Ivanoff
BABYLON, NY
frjonathan@hotmail.com

*Mike Neigh

Mike Neigh

Serves New England Region (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Massachusetts)

Mike Neigh is Vice-President of Leader Development at Centre Point Ministries. Centre Point partners with international ministries to provide churches in New York and New England with the best tools to equip leaders, establish congregations, and plant churches.

Mike has served as a Pastor/Elder at Durkeetown Church for 18 years. He has been training emerging leaders for over 10 years. He brings over 25 years of missions and local church leadership experience to his coaching.

Mike currently resides in Argyle, NY with his wife Alison and 7 of their 14 children.

email: centrepointadk@gmail.com

Claude Valdes

Claude Valdes
BALDWINSVILLE, NY
claude@theforwardcollective.com

Mike Webster

Mike Webster

UTICA, NY

Mike Webster is President of Spirit and Word Ministries. Mike is also Director of Redeemer School of Ministry. He served as the Lead Pastor of Believers’ Chapel in Cicero, NY and Director of Believers’ School of Ministry. Mike is also a President Emeritus of Elim Bible Institute and College in Lima, NY. He has ministered at conferences and Bible schools throughout the US and in several other nations. Mike holds the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL.

mike@spirit-word.com

North Carolina
Tom Greener

Tom Greener
FAYETTEVILLE, NC
tgreener@nccumc.org

Justin Nash

Justin Nash
CHARLOTTE, NC
jnash@acgc.us

Claire Young

Claire Young
WILMINGTON, NC
Ignite.HopeandHealth@gmail.com

Ohio
Verle Brubacker

Verle Brubacker
NORTH CANTON, OH
pastorverle@justswamp.com

*Gary Diehl

Coach Bio: Gary Diehl was introduced to the dynamics of what a healthy local church looks like through the Natural Church Development in 1998 while serving as his home church’s site coordinator during an “Integrated
Planning” consultation. Gary joined the Living Stones Associates team in 2001 and began consulting with churches out of a growing conviction that many congregations need comprehensive, biblically grounded guidance to become healthy and effective in our rapidly changing world. He was trained and certified with NCD in 2002 and recertified by NCD America and NCD International in 2019.

During his 35+year career in the business world, Gary sharpened his skills in problem solving, leadership dynamics, team development, project management, and strategic planning which he now uses to coach,
guide and equip churches and leaders.

Gary serves pastors, leaders, teams, local congregations and multiple denominations across North America while based in Ohio. Among other certifications, he is a certified NCD Coach with NCD America and NCD International and a lead consultant and NCD specialist with the Living Stones Associates consulting team (www.living-stones.com ). He can be reached at gary73d@aol.com.

Email: gary73d@aol.com

Geographic Region: Alliance, OH (locally) and the USA

Dan Peterson

Dan Peterson
POLAND, OH
dan@convergemidatlantic.com

Tom Rupli

Tom Rupli
VANDALIA, OH
trupli@openbibleeast.org

*Patrick Sprague

Coach Bio: Patrick began full-time ministry in 2004 and has served the local church in roles as a worship leader, creative arts director, and operations pastor, as well as helping plant a church in Utah. He also spent time as a content and video director in a marketing agency, servicing small businesses to global non-profits. He’s a strategic leader and has a deep passion for empowering the local church. Patrick is a NCD Master Certified Coach, as well as an ICF Associate Certified Coach. If your church is stuck, or if you’re looking understand or increase your church health, Patrick is the person to help.

Email: patrick.sprague@mac.com

Phone: 573-718-3761

Geographic Range: Anywhere east of the Mississippi. Based in Ohio, regularly serving Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois and Missouri.


 

Timothy Waugh

Timothy Waugh
HAMILTON, OH
timwaugh@att.net

Oklahoma
Jimmy Kinnaird

Jimmy Kinnaird
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
jimmy@AlignMyLife.org

 

Bob Thomas

Bob Thomas
NOBLE, OK
btminc54@att.net

Oregon
Chuck Burkeen

Chuck Burkeen
GLADSTONE, OR
charles.burkeen@oc.npuc.org

Mark Hoeffner

Mark Hoeffner
PORTLAND, OR
markh@cbnw.org

Pennsylvania
David Bunnell

David Bunnell
JOHNSTOWN, PA
dave@cemlife.com

Brian Hammond

Brian Hammond
NEW CASTLE, PA
bhammond@emchurch.org

Gary Kuehner

Gary Kuehner
MYERSTOWN, PA
gckuehner@comcast.net

Brian Reid

Brian Reid
WARREN, PA
breid@westpa.net

Jason Rising

Jason Rising
PHOENVIXVILLE, PA
jason@vergeleadership.com

*Carl Shank

Coach Bio: Carl Shank has been a licensed natural church development (NCD) consultant since its inception to the United States in 1998. He has had advanced NCD training along with other consultant development. In addition to his M.Div. and Th.M. (systematic theology) work, Carl has been a youth, associate, solo, and lead pastor in his 40 years of church ministry, pastoring beginning and established congregations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and New York state. He has served with Reformed Baptist, Orthodox Presbyterian and Brethren in Christ congregations and denominational groups. This wide breadth of theological and pastoral experience has helped him discern needs and problems and work with many different kinds of environments and church people. This experience culminated in his serving as a Field Associate focusing on church health for the Brethren in Christ Church in three of their five national conferences.

Carl’s organizational business experience comes from a number of years working with the Chamber of Commerce board and committees of Mount Joy, PA. He served as Vice-President of that board through 2014 and has been integrally involved in that organization’s health and progress.

Carl has effectively worked with over 130 congregations from a number of
denominational affiliations, including Brethren in Christ, Church of the Brethren, Independent, Evangelical Free, Baptist, Church of God and Bible Fellowship churches. He has mentored numerous pastors, taught in a number of local Bible institutes as well as serving as an adjunct faculty member of The King’s College, trained InterVarsity leaders on the East Coast and has been regularly sought out for his acknowledged gifts of discernment and wisdom in dealing with church issues.

Email Consulting: carl@carlshankconsulting.com
Email Other: cshanktype@gmail.com

Phone: 717-385-6468

Geographic Range: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states

Website: www.carlshankconsulting.com

 

Marco Ulloa

Marco Ulloa
SALUNGA, PA
antoniou@emm.org

Tennessee
Skip Armistead

Skip Armistead
BRENTWOOD, TN
skip.armistead@tnumc.com

Paul Harris

Paul Harris
KNOXVILLE, TN
pharris.mba@gmail.com

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts
FRANKLIN, TN
adamr@antiochian.org

Rusty Sumrall

Rusty Sumrall
NASHVILLE, TN
rsumrall@nashvillebaptists.com

Archer Thorpe

Coach Bio: Archer Thorpe, DMin, served as Coach/Ministry Strategist for the Executive Board Ministries of The Tennessee Baptist Mission Board.  Archer coaches pastors, church leaders and teams.  He has coached pastors and church leaders as they gained clarity in their calling and deepened their character.  Archer has coached teams as they created relational communities and engaged the culture.

Archer served as a pastor for seventeen years, and has served on the Executive Board Staff of two state conventions.

Archer has an extensive background in helping churches and pastors in the areas of congregational strategic planning. stewardship development, capital fund raising, personal money management, and church architecture development,.

Email: archerthorpe@comcast.net

Phone: 615-330-0917

Geographic Range: Franklin, TN (Nashville)

Texas
Truitt Adair

Truitt Adair
ST. LUBBOCK, TX
tadair@sibi.cc

Randall Adkisson

Randall Adkisson
DENTON, TX
radkisson@healthyministry.com

Alan Allen

Alan Allen
PEARLAND, TX
aallen2@sbcglobal.net

Greg Demmitt

Greg Demmitt
GATESVILLE, TX
gdemmitt@gmail.com

Rus Hooper

Rus Hooper
Granbury, TX
pastorrus@yahoo.com

Michael Rod

Michael Rod
BRENHAM, TX
mike@gcfchurch.us

Mark Searing

Mark Searing
ARLINGTON, TX
marksearing@gmail.com

Shawn Sullivan

Shawn Sullivan
SAN ANTONIO, TX
shawns@crossbridgecommunitychurch.com

As the Glocal Missions Pastor, Shawn’s team motivates, equips, and empowers CrossBridge to go to the nations with a focus on disciplemaking and church planting as part of the Antioch Movement. Before coming to CrossBridge, Shawn was a missionary for fifteen years with Greater Europe Mission (GEM) and worked as a church planter in Europe for thirteen years. Shawn served as the Southeastern Europe Area Director for GEM from 1998 until 2001.
Most recently, he worked with a team that sought to work broadly with leaders to foster church planting movements in Western Europe. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. His wife Becky and their three children, Joshua, Andrew, and Katie are the joy of his life.

Virginia
Steve Carlin

Steve Carlin
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
steve@newlife.global

Washington
*Justin Manzey

Coach Bio: Pastor Justin Manzey is the founder and president of Latitude Ministries. He has been in ministry for 30 years. Pastor Justin has been a church planter, senior pastor, itinerant speaker, and an author of a handful of books. Pastor Justin has been a part of NCD for 22 years, and has trained 100s of NCD coaches and has worked with 100s of churches in multiple countries taking them through the NCD Process. Pastor Justin has been married to his wife Kim for 28 years and they have two adult children.

Email: justin@latitudeministries.com

Phone: 1(604) 615-1927

Geographic Region: The United States, Canada and multiple Countries

Website: www.latitudeministries.com

Rodney Mills

Rodney Mills
SPOKANE, WA
RodneyM@uccsda.org

Jeremy McCombs

Jeremy McCombs
SPOKANE, WA
JeremyM@uccsda.org

Wisconsin
David Eisley

David Eisley
OSHKOSH, WI
pdeisley@gmail.com

Gary Harrison

Gary Harrison
MOSINEE, WI
gharrison@pinmin.org

Gary Janetzke

Gary Janetzke
GERMANTOWN, WI
Gary.Janetzke@crmleaders.org

*Jeff LoCaste

Coach Bio:

Pastor Jeff LoCaste (ThM and ICF ACC): I have been using NCD since 1991 and providing assessments for churches utilizing NCD and other tools for the last 25 years. Across the USA and Canada, I have served dozens of churches across 6 different denominations, as well as many non-denominational churches.

So, whether via ZOOM or in-person, I know how to make the most of your unique church and situation. I am a proven pastor, gifted consultant and licensed coach whether you desire a full NCD process or you seek even more extensive services/assessment.

See my proven results from church testimonies on my website www.patheway.org. I have a heart for under-resourced churches, so call and ask me about need-based discounts

Email: jeff@patheway.org

Phone: 920.810.4984

Geographic Range: International (USA and Canada)

Website: www.patheway.org

Tom Pietz

Tom Pietz
RUBICON, WI
tompietz@live.com

Rob Weise

Rob Weise
STEVENS POINT, WI
rweise@forestlakes-efca.org

Wyoming
Emery Hurd

Emery Hurd
CHEYENNE, WY
EmeryHurd@gmail.com

 

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