President and Vice President of Discipling Partners Inc. Both John and Pat graduated from ASU in 1962. John’s degree is in Earth Science and Pat’s is in Elementary Education. The Sloans developed and published the small group discipleship process titled Forum of Four. They have two children and nine grandchildren.
Agape Project Resources & Friends
There are a lot of resources on Love, marriage, relationships available online. At the Agape Project, it is important to us to curate the resources that we believe to fit into our desire to see transformation happen from the inside out. We are continuously on the look out for individuals and organizations that could be helpful to you.
This resource section of the website is designed to introduce you to many of them and the ministries they represent.
In addition, we work in collaboration with our sister organization the Agape Project. Recently this group held a 2 day symposium on Love & Transformation attended by over 70 leaders from around the country. There are several of these leaders listed in this section as well.
Josh is the Lead Pastor at Grace Church in Fremont, CA; Director of Church Planting for Next Generation Churches of Northern California. Cecil is the Staff Coach and Discipleship Coordinator at Grace Church in Fremont, CA. Josh received a B.A. Theology – Trinity Baptist College; MDiv Theology – Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Cecil received … Continued
In her twenty-three-year career, Karen Ellis has been seen in classrooms, national conferences, on television, on film and onstage. From 1998-2007, Ellis hosted a morning-drive radio program on KWPZ in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Today Ellis teaches, writes and speaks on Human Rights, International Religious Freedom and the Persevering Church. She is an adjunct professor … Continued
Karl is the “Morning Host @ WMBI 90.1 FM” in Chicago, IL. His former radio program was a finalist for the 2014 National Religious Broadcasters Radio Program of the Year. Karl is a teaching pastor at The Bridge in Chicago. Karl completed the 1,100 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race at the age of 18. … Continued
Executive Director of NewWay Ministries located in Silverthorne, Colorado and of LargerStory.com Undergrad in Psychology Kep is married to Kim. They have two children, Josie (18) and Jakob (15).
Senior Pastor – Hope Community Church, Detroit, Michigan 2002 – present; Senior Pastor – Grace Community Church, Detroit, Michigan 1987-2001 B.A. Psychology – Taylor University, cum laude graduate 1976; ThM Dallas Theological Seminary Author of the forthcoming NavPress book, Choose and Choose Again: The Brave Act of Returning to God’s Love, due to be published … Continued
Professional therapist, certified coach, corporate trainer and group facilitator, Linda Milner helps people create empowered, meaningful lives. She lectures and conducts seminars and workshops throughout the United States for corporations, churches, businesses, organizations and groups. Linda’s seminars cover topics such as; Communications, Personality Styles, Conflict Stress Reduction. She has created the highly successful “Journey to … Continued
Executive Senior Vice President, Young Life International Divisions, 96 countries across five divisions: Africa, Asia, Latin America, former Soviet Union, and greater Europe. Reaching 650,000 teenagers annually with 11,000 volunteer leaders and over 1,000 full time staff outside the U.S. Young Life International has doubled in impact every two years for the last decade. Marty … Continued
Executive Director of Cloud-Townsend Resources since 1998. Under her leadership, CTR established powerfully effective workshops and events. She loves being a part of helping people overcome obstacles to their relational and personal success. Prior to Cloud-Townsend Resources, she worked with Hallmark Cards for five years and won the prestigious National Salesperson of the Year Award … Continued
Director for Joni and Friends Arizona. She is a Minister to Persons with Disabilities at First Southern Baptist Church at Sahuaro Ranch (FSBCG) in Glendale, Arizona for the last 18 years and their disability ministry has changed the culture their church. Pam has been counseling and working with individuals affected by disabilities for the past … Continued
Patti and her husband, Gaylord, have worked closely in pastoral ministry throughout the 47 years of their marriage. She is a founding member of Love Revolution Now and serves on the board of directors. She is the founder of Hope for Life, a ministry to mothers with children coming out of homelessness. She received her … Continued
Executive Director of seeJesus. B.A. History, Temple University, MDiv. Biblical Seminary After co-founding a multi-racial inner city Christian school in Philadelphia, Paul helped his father (Jack Miller) start World Harvest Mission (now called Serge), where he served as associate director for 14 years. During that time, he wrote the Sonship course. In 1999, he founded … Continued
Denise is the lead pastor at Maple Avenue Ministries, a multi-ethnic, multi- cultural and multi-generational congregation in Holland, Michigan. Maple Avenue Ministries is the first union church of the Reformed Church in America and the Christian Reformed Church. Rev. Grier graduated from Shaw University in Raleigh, NC where she received a BA in psychology. After … Continued
Reverend Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Jr. currently serves as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas and as adjunct faculty at WTS, CUTS, Reformed Theological Seminary and Biblical Seminary. Since 1994, Dr. Ellis has also served as the President of Project Joseph, a ministry that seeks to equip the church for today’s … Continued
Regional Representative for Moody Global Ministries: Leadership Gifts & Stewardship BS History, San Diego State University; MS Marriage, Family and Child Counseling Ron has been married for 36 years to Linda. They have three grown sons: Caleb, Aaron, and Daniel (married to Esther). Ron and Linda are also guardians for Mary Hua, the only child … Continued
As a pastor to artists, Roy mentors, counsels and prays with some of the most influential worship leaders and artists, both nationally and throughout southern California. He serves with The Grove Center for the Arts & Media as a mentor and pastor to artists. For the last 25 years, Roy has served the Church as … Continued
Shelley serves as Senior Ministry Partner Representative at Josh McDowell Ministry. Since 1997 she has been using her communications and public relation skills to help connect people with strategic opportunities to advance the gospel across the globe. She is a graduate of the University of Northwestern—St. Paul with degrees in Communications and Bible. Shelley is … Continued
Steve and Barbara Uhlmann have been prominent supporters of marriage and family ministries around the country for the last 30 years. As a successful CEO of an international plastics company, Steve has known business success but continues to see people and relationships as the most valuable (and difficult) way that we can reveal Jesus to … Continued
Steve Barger has an extensive background in real estate, and is currently Director of the Commercial Division of Cambridge Properties. In 2009, Mr. Barger joined the staff of Truefaced, a non-profit, and was director of development for two years. In 2011, Mr. Barger started disciple3, his own non-profit. He has been meeting with small groups … Continued
Founder and President of Just Moved Ministry, which began in 1995 out of Susan’s desire to offer women around the world the hope and encouragement of Jesus Christ as they cope with their losses and emotional struggles associated with a move. Just Moved is a non-profit, global organization that provides resources and personal support to … Continued