New Church Starts

New Church Starts Staff

Bener Agtarap

Rev. Dr. Bener Agtarap
Associate General Secretary/Executive Director
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Path 1 Executive Director, veteran church planter, immigrant, billiard fanatic, Packers fan!

Philip J. Brooks

Philip J. Brooks
Communications Assistant
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Lifelong Methodist, communications guru, millenial, book-lover, full-time nerd, spicy food enthusiast

William Chaney

Rev. William T. Chaney, Jr.
New Church Strategist
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Disciple of Jesus Christ, strategist, church planter, Strengthsfinder and ID Discover coach. Dad to CEC, husband to Michelle, and retired musician

Pax Escobar

Pax Escobar
Administrative Assistant to the Exec. Director
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Passionate about helping & empowering others, human-centered design, and innovation. Lifelong learner and creative thinker. Empathy-driven. Citizen of the world and gastronome

Douglas Ruffle

Rev. Dr. Douglas Ruffle
Editor for Wesleyan Resources
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Blessed husband of Tammie, Path1 team member, writer, baseball fan, Jesus follower

Pax Escobar

Vivian Rucker
Administrative Assistant
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Christian, wife, mom, grandmother, sister, curious learner, outgoing warm-hearted person, hard-working, and independent

Kim Griffith

Rev. Dr. Kim Griffith
New Church Strategist
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Madly in love wife, mom, Path1 strategist, coach/trainer...lover of God, Gators, new churches, travel, & dark chocolate

Paul Nixon

Rev. Paul Nixon 
SNew Church Strategist
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Author, coach/mentor to church leaders, DC resident, foodie, frequent flyer

Alma Perez

Alma Perez
Acquisitions Editor for Spanish Language Resources
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Puerto Rican, wife and mother, passionate and committed to quality resources for the Hispanic/Latino leadership, facilitator, trilingual