ESTES PARK LT DIRECTORs

CONTACT  AN OF THE ESTES PARK LT DIRECTORS TO:

  • Learn about Christian content and scriptural principles taught during the program (through small group bible studies, large group sermons, hands-on learning and more).
  • Learn how student leadership opportunities are structured in the program.
  • Clarify student employment questions for this location (the local director(s) will know the local employers).
  • Connect with the friendly pastors and staff who guide the students through the summer.
  • Visit this LT program.
  • john drage

    pastor | the rock church

    UNIVERSITY of missouri

    CONTACT

    Email:: john.drage@reliant.org

    Phone: 573.999.1776


    EXPERIENCE

    2019 will be John’s 18th year as director of the Estes Park LT program.


    MINISTRY BACKGROUND

    John became a Christian in his freshman year of high school. He attended Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. He got involved with a Collegiate Church Network student group there. He and Amy went on staff with Reliant in June 1990. John was ordained as the campus pastor at Valley View Community Church in Columbia, Missouri, in April 1998.


    MINISTRY PASSIONS

    • That the Rock becomes a great church for our God.
    • To speak at conferences.
    • To win multitudes of people to Christ.
    • To train and equip hundreds of leaders to help start and serve churches all over the United States and the world.
    • To help others reach their full potential in Christ, as well as grow personally.

    A LITTLE MORE ABOUT JOHN

    • John married his wife Amy in 1989
    • They have four amazing children, Joshua, born in 1993, Jessie, born in 1995, Caleb, born in 1997, and Nathanael, born in 1998.
    • His favorite sports are football, mountain biking, backpacking, basketball, golf and racquetball.
    • His favorite foods are steak, pizza and Chinese food.
    • His favorite things to do include visiting with people, share God’s Word with them, eat food, mess around with his family and go on dates with Amy, and compete in any sport or game.
    • His Favorite Bible passage is John 12:24-25.
  • CARL FROST

    PASTOR | THE REVOLUTION

    BALL STATE UNVIERSITY

    CONTACT

    Email:: carlfrost@gmail.com

    Phone: 765-760-5282


    EXPERIENCE

    2019 will be Carl's 11th LT and first year directing Colorado LT.


    MINISTRY BACKGROUND

    Carl became a Christian his freshman year at Ball State University. After graduating Ball State in 2003 with a TV production degree he decided to go into full time campus ministry with Reliant Missions. For the last 15 years Carl has served at Ball State University helping college students follow Jesus and grow in their relationship with him.


    MINISTRY PASSIONS

    Carl is passionate about helping students follow Jesus and serve him with their lives.


    A LITTLE MORE ABOUT CARL

    Carl married his wife Carolyn in 2006 and they have three kids Lincoln (9), Lily (7), and Wilson (5). Carl loves performing and in the past has pursued stand up comedy, improv, and is currently acting in local theatre productions in Muncie IN. 

  • alan hable

    campus staff | Illini Life Christian Fellowship

    UNIVERSITY OF  ILLINOIS

    CONTACT

    Email:: alan.hable@reliant.org

    Phone: 217.377.8302


    EXPERIENCE

    2019 will be Alan's 6th Leadership Training summer and his first on the directing team.


    MINISTRY BACKGROUND

    Alan became a Christian his senior year of high school, and at the University of Illinois, he got a degree in engineering while also learning and serving in ministry in Illini Life as a student and a volunteer. In 2010, Alan left his job in engineering to pursue this missions work to college students, and ever since, his love for helping this age group follow Jesus for now and for a lifetime has only grown.


    MINISTRY PASSIONS

    Alan is passionate about helping people to contextualize the Gospel to their lives and to the lives of their friends for now and a lifetime.


    A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ALAN

    Alan has been married to Ashley for 6 years and they have 2 kids. Ava is the most wonderful 2 year old you met and Aaron is a 1 year old ball of energy. He loves Estes Park, sports (let's play this summer), the Office, and most likely what you're interested in, too.


  • mike klunke

    pastor | cORNERSTONE CHURCH

    ILLINOIS state uniVERSITY.  & illinois wesleyan univERSITY

    CONTACT

    Email:: mike.klunke@cornerstoneisu.org

    Phone: 309.825.9400


    EXPERIENCE

    2019 will be Mike's 13th year at Leadership Training and his second year directing the Estes Park LT program.


    MINISTRY BACKGROUND

    Mike became a Christian the summer after his freshman year in college. His senior year at UIUC, he felt led to pursue full time missions with Reliant Mission joining staff in 1997. In 2001, he moved his family to Normal, IL to help plant Cornerstone Church. He has over 20 years of experience working with college students..


    MINISTRY PASSIONS

    Mike and his wife, Michelle, are passionate about seeing Jesus change family legacies in students lives.


    A LITTLE MORE ABOUT MIKE

    Mike and Michelle have been married 21 years and have three kids, Gillian (17), Natalie (15), and Luke (12). He loves being a husband and father, seeking God in the majestic Rockies and is an avid fly fisherman when in Colorado. He is a type 1 diabetic who thinks about pizza. A lot.