d2s-certified-trainersDare 2 Share has certified trainers available to speak at your next camp, retreat or event. D2S Certified Trainers have been trained to utilize Dare 2 Share’s unique approach to inspiring and equipping for evangelism and are authorized to present all of Dare 2 Share’s high quality training content. If you are looking for a way to increase Gospel fluency and accelerate growth both numerically and spiritually in your group or congregation, then a D2S Certified Trainer is an excellent choice for your event!

Pacific Northwest / National

Josh serves as the Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator for Sonlife Ministries. He is a full-time missionary committed to building disciple-making movements. Josh spends most of his time training church leaders in the life of Christ and coaching leaders to implement the strategy found in Christ. His passion is to see disciple-making communities fueled by a fresh encounter with Jesus. Josh has a BA in Family Ministries from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He has served as youth pastor in two ministry contexts and brings over 17 years of ministry experience. Josh has spoken for Winter Youth Celebration in Portland, Oregon, and many other area youth group events and camps. Josh and his wife Katie have two children, Foster (6) and Jorie (3).

Rocky Mountain / National

Affectionately known as Mr. Bill, Bill is currently student pastor at Grace Chapel in Castle Rock, Colorado. He is married to his girlfriend Jean and they have two teenagers of their own: Drew (19) and Jessica (14). He is a youth ministry graduate of Colorado Christian University and has been doing student ministry together with Jean for the past 24 years. Mr. Bill is a natural evangelist – he loves to talk about Jesus with everyone and anyone he meets!

Midwest / National

Tim is a former Navy guy and current Family Ministry Pastor and church planter. With over 25 years in student ministry, Tim has seen it all. Tim would tell you that the greatest value he has learned over the years is to make disciples. He wants to not only communicate the gospel clearly, but also live a life that is marked by investing in others. Tim and his wife Maria of 19 years have three children, Sophia, Immanuel and Carston.

Midwest / National

Joel has been married to Stacey for 24 years, and they have 3 children ages 20, 17, and 12. Joel has been a pastor for 25 years after getting his biblical studies and youth ministry degree from Messiah College in 1989. He has been a youth pastor, church planter, senior pastor, and is currently Associate Pastor of Disciple Making at Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Amherst, OH. Joel has been involved in Sonlife Ministries for 25 years and is currently the Great Lakes Regional Coordinator for Sonlife.

Great Lakes / National

Jim is the Student Ministries Director at Friendship Church in Minnesota.  He has been serving full time in youth ministry for over 17 years.  He is passionate about equipping students to always be ready to give an answer to the hope that is within them and to help youth ministries become disciple making environments.  He speaks often for camps and retreats as well as seminars and training environments for ministry leaders.  He and his wife Naomi have been married for 18 years and are proud parents of the “J-Crew”; Josiah (15), Jesse (13), Jacob (8) and Joy (3).  Jim has a BA in Jewish and Modern Israel Studies from Moody Bible Institute and an MA from Crown College in Ministry Leadership.

Great Lakes / National

After years of living for cheap thrills and temporary highs, Zane experienced a radical encounter with Jesus that changed his life forever. Zane’s lifestyle of drugs and alcohol became a thing of the past as he found a new adventure in an “all out” life with Jesus. Zane loves sharing about the love and power of God that rocked his world, in hopes that students would encounter Jesus and live “all out” lives for Him as well. He loves being Dadda to LJ and husband to Rachel.

Great Lakes / National

Jason has been serving in full-time youth ministry for the last 7 years.  He is currently at Walloon Lake Community Church in Boyne City, Michigan. Jason is a strong communicator who is passionate about empowering students to effectively reach their world for Christ. A couple of years ago, Jason and his wife Laura committed to reset their ministry model to multiply disciple-makers. The Lord has blessed this effort with exponential results. Jason and Laura have three awesome kids, Landon (4), Charlotte (3), and Aiden (1).

Great Lakes / National

Andy McGowan has been youth pastor and director of Revolution Kenosha for over 7 years, and has worked in youth ministry for 14 years.  His heart is to see this generation of middle and high school students transform this country through the power of the Gospel by the grace of Jesus Christ. Andy is also involved with the Allies of Kenosha gospel network. Andy received a BA in Biblical Studies from Trinity International University and Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is married to Allison, has one young son Elias, and a daughter on the way.

Southeast / National

Doug’s speaking, disciple making training, leadership coaching and movement multiplication efforts have taken him across North America, the Caribbean, Africa and Southeast Asia in partnership with the Global Youth Initiative, CRU and Dare 2 Share. As Executive Director of Sonlife, Doug champions Jesus’ passion, priorities and practices… rallying and mobilizing students and leaders alike to Christ’s cause of building movements of disciples who make disciples. He is also the Founder of Open Door Haiti- a ministry that plants churches, trains leaders, educates and feeds children, cares for the sick, and embraces the orphaned and abandoned. Doug and his wife Jennifer have six daughters and live in Orlando, Florida.