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February 07, 2024

Micah Jordan


Micah Jordan is from Clemson, South Carolina. He graduated in 2018 from Clemson University with a degree in Packaging Science. He has worked the past 3+ years as a Packaging Engineer in Memphis, TN and Asheville, NC. He joined Worldview Academy in 2022 while serving as their Camp Logistics Coordinator and Camp Director and now […]

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January 23, 2024

Willie Hintze


Willie Hintze has been living in Chandler, AZ (southeastern suburb of Phoenix) since 2011 when he joined the College of Education faculty at Grand Canyon University. Willie was a band director in Texas and Arizona for almost 20 years, and now teaches graduate students in education. He has also served as a full-time pastor in […]

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July 13, 2023

Daniel Jones


Daniel calls Corinth home, a small Civil War town in Northeast Mississippi with his wife Ginger and 3 girls, Allie, Macy, and Bailey Reese. He graduated from Mississippi State in Marketing and sold motorcycles and ATV’s before his call to Student Ministry in 2006. When you don’t find Daniel at the church, you will likely […]

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February 07, 2023

Chris May


Chris; his wife Danielle; and their three children, Grant, Tyler, and Elizabeth called Texas home their entire lives until moving to Virginia when Chris came to work for TeenPact. Prior to starting this job he worked at Dell for 23 years. In his free time, Chris enjoys sports (primarily pickle ball & ultimate frisbee these […]

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January 19, 2022

Micah Gibson


Micah Gibson now lives in beautiful Colorado with his wife Rebekah and their son David after he grew up in the also beautiful, but way too humid, Florida. He is committed to helping students think and live in accordance with a biblical worldview and understands that task to be his life’s calling.   Micah attended […]

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January 19, 2022

Mike Tiland


Mike Tiland has been a part of the Worldview Academy team since 2006 where he has served in a variety of capacities over the years. Currently, Mike serves as the Director of Operations, Camp Director, and as a Faculty member with Worldview Academy. Mike holds a Masters of Divinity degree in Christian Ministry from Southern […]

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January 19, 2022

Ollie Erickson


Ollie Erickson grew up dreaming of attending the US Air Force Academy and becoming a fighter pilot. These dreams came true, but it wasn’t until his first flying assignment that he came to know the Lord and Ollie’s life was transformed. He and his wife Casey soon moved to Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, […]

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January 19, 2022

Ben Edmonds


Ben Edmonds was raised in Oregon and cannot imagine a better place to call home! He immensely enjoys living in the PNW and can often be found going for a run with a friend, hiking the Timberline Trail with his brothers, or camping around Mt. Hood with his family. He also doesn’t mind coffee… at […]

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January 19, 2022

Pete Sullivan


Pete Sullivan is from the New York City area. His parents both grew up in the city, while he, and his siblings, were born in the New York/New Jersey area. They lived in the small town of Rumson on the New Jersey shore until 1973 when they moved to Orlando, Florida. Pete attended the University […]

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February 14, 2019

Ned Williams


Ned Williams is a husband, father and attorney who has served as Class Director since 2006. After eight years in campus ministry, he obtained his law degree and worked four years as a state’s attorney before entering private practice. Mr. Williams’ involvement with TeenPact began as a State Coordinator in 2003. He and his family […]

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February 02, 2018

Curtis Whatley


Curtis Whatley, his wife, Jenna, and four children – Isaiah, Titus, Carolina, and Alexander – live in sunny Altamonte Springs, Florida.   His TeenPact story began in 1996 when Curtis attended the Alabama State Class. He later served as a staffer, Traveling Intern, Program Director, Class Director, and Event Director for TeenPact’s outdoor events. Curtis loves […]

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February 02, 2018

Paul Martin


Paul Martin, originally a Connecticut native, now happily calls Lafayette, Louisiana, home. He loves the daily opportunities his job as a paramedic provide to show the love of Jesus as he cares for the injured.   He got his start in TeenPact as a student in 2004 at the first TeenPact Connecticut State Class. Ever […]

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February 02, 2018

August Huckabee


August Huckabee comes from the land of adventure and breathtaking views – Cañon City, Colorado. He’s currently the Dean of Students at Worldview at the Abbey – a gap-year program in Cañon City, Colorado where students can earn up to 30 college credits through taking classes such as Literature, Economics, and Political Science. August has worked […]

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February 02, 2018

Brent Freeland


Dr. Brent Freeland calls the gateway to the Smokey Mountains, Knoxville, Tennessee, home. Over his years of ministry, Brent has started and pastored churches in Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Tennessee and has spoken to thousands of people about Christ in a variety of venues –– from jails to corporations to living rooms –– anywhere someone […]

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February 02, 2018

Steve Crum


Steve Crum hails from Tangier, Indiana – home to the little known (but absolutely delicious) culinary specialty of buried beef. The founder and Senior Pastor of Spirit of Life Ministries, Steve has a deep love for people which fuels his involvement in a variety of ministries, including TeenPact.   His TeenPact story began in 1999 […]

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February 02, 2018

Bob Chambers


Bob Chambers comes from the land of oranges, warm winter sunshine, and Disney World – Orlando, Florida. He is the Founder and Executive Director of PeopleLinQ, Inc, a non-profit targeting life coaching, consulting, and leader development with a relational focus. He and his wife, Joy, are the blessed parents of seven sons and one daughter […]

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