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leadership team

DHF staff

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Rick Grace
church liaison

Rick and his wife, Nancy, have served in pastoral ministry for over 45 years. They have served churches in Illinois, Kansas, and Arkansas, in a variety of roles, from Youth Pastor to solo Pastor to Lead Pastor. They have also been involved in marriage ministry for more than 25 years. Rick earned his doctorate from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. The Graces have two adult children and six grandchildren. They enjoy hiking, zip lining, and finding obscure places to enjoy as they travel.

Staff

DHF board of directors

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Tom Helvie

Elder
Flora First Christian Church

Flora, IN

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Kim Holley

Pastor

LaGrange Christian Church

LaGrange, NC

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Dennis Lake

Retired Pastor

Sioux Falls, SD

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Nathan Loewen

DHF Board Vice-Chair

Pastor

First Christian Church of the Beaches

Neptune Beach, FL

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Drew McClellan

DHF Board President

Pastor

First Christian Church

Port Arthur, TX

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Ellen Moma

Retired Pastor

Blue Mound, IL

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Sam Sears

DHF Board Secretary

Church Planter

Clarksville, TN

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Monty Teeter

Elder

Shelton Memorial Christian Church

Ulysses, KS

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, Decatur, IL
Support Staff

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Brian
Talty

Lead Pastor &

Ex Officio DHF Board Member

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Crystal Kirkman

Communications Director & Ex Officio DHF Board Member

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Dawn
Wendt

Administration &
Ex Officio DHF Board Member

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Jonathan Grunden

Executive Pastor

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