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Leadership and Board

Leadership

Our leadership is committed to guide CMF with integrity and in ways that glorify God. Our directors and staff facilitate and support the work of our team members from our home office in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kip Lines, Ph.D.

Executive Director — Dr. Lines oversees the mission and vision of CMF International and is the principal link between the Board of Directors and CMF team members and staff.

Before returning to CMF in 2017, Kip served as Professor of Intercultural Studies at Hope International University in Fullerton, Calif. (2012-2017). He and his wife, Katy, served alongside Turkana Christians in northern Kenya for nine years with CMF (1999-2008) and in pastoral church ministry at Hopwood Christian Church, Tenn., for four years (1995-1999). Kip graduated from Milligan College (BA) and Emmanuel Christian Seminary (MAR). Having earned his Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, he is deeply concerned with encouraging authentic Christianity in local contextual forms around the world. Kip and Katy have two sons, Patrick and Brian, and live in the Englewood community of Indianapolis.

David Giles

Church Catalyst Ministries Director — David oversees our church-planting ministries, including new fields research.

Doug Germann

Finance Director — Doug oversees the management and distribution of funds for CMF, team members, and fields according to the budget and guidelines set up by the Board of Directors, while ensuring competent bookkeeping procedures.

M. Jackson

Director of Marketplace Ministries — M. oversees the development of our holistic ministries that create spiritual and economic transformation by discipling leaders who advance the Kingdom of God in their businesses and communities.

Juli Jones

Director of Missionary Care and Development — Juli directs our care of missionaries in times of need and leads our efforts in further development of our missionaries and teams, helping to equip them better for the ministries in which they serve.

Dan Leinbaugh

Communication Director — Dan formulates, implements, and evaluates communication strategies that will further the mission of the organization and ensure a consistent message, and oversees all projects for print, digital communications, multimedia, web, and conventions.

Erin McDade

Director of Advancement — Erin provides direct leadership and oversight for all external operations, including fundraising, development, communication and mobilization.

Jake Moore

Director of Mobilization — Jake networks with churches, colleges and campus ministries to locate and develop missionary candidates for CMF.

Phil Tatum

Globalscope Director — Phil oversees CMF’s international campus ministries around the world, as well as recruiting and fundraising for these ministries.

Board of Directors

Bob Clemens

Bob Clemens is a retired executive who serves as the Finance Committee Chair and on the Advancement Committee.

Drew Depler

Drew Depler works for Christian Financial Resources and serves on the Finance and Advancement committees.

Rick Grover

Rick Grover is the Lead Pastor at East 91st Street Christian Church and serves as Board Secretary and on the Board Governance and Programs committees.

Craig Hanson

Craig Hanson serves at Connection Pointe Christian Church and is a member of the Finance and Programs committees.

Kristen Hodge

Kristen Hodge works for National Bank of Indianapolis and serves as Advancement Committee Chair and on the Finance Committee.

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson serves at Johnson University and is on the Board Governance and Programs committees.

Ron Kastens

Ron Kastens works at Milligan University and is on the Board Governance and Advancement committees.

Warren Miller

Warren Miller a retired physician, is Governance Committee Chair and also serves on the Programs Committee.

Bryan Myers

Bryan Myers serves as Senior Pastor at Academy Christian Church and is on the Board Governance and Programs committees.

Nancy Pace

Nancy Pace, is a retired physician who serves as Board Chair/Executive Committee Chair. She is also on the Board Governance and Advancement committees.

Julie Ronde

Julie Ronde is a CPA and serves on the Finance and Programs committees.

Dale Sachtleben

Dale Sachtleben is a retired executive and serves on the Finance and Programs committees.

Jeff Swaney

Jeff Swaney is a staff member at Eastside Christian Church and serves as Programs Committee Chair and on the Board Governance and Programs committees.

Liz Acosta

Liz Acosta is a staff member at Mountain Christian Church and serves on the Board Governance and Advancement committees.

Carlos Franco

Carlos Franco is a business owner and serves on the Finance and Programs committees.

David Case

David Case is Lead Pastor at Northwest Christian Church and serves on the Finance and Programs committees.

Associate Board Members

Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan is a professor at Point University and serves on the Board Governance and Advancement committees.

Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson serves as Pastor at Antioch Christian Church and on the Board Governance and Advancement committees.

Roy Lawson

Roy Lawson is Senior Associate Pastor at Northwest Christian Church and serves on the Board Governance and Advancement committees.

CMF International

CMF International
PO Box 501020, 5525 E. 82nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250
317.578.2700 missions@cmfi.org