Guest Teaching Faculty
Col. Colen Willis
Col Willis has had an extensive military career of service and has had the opportunity to lead both large-scale strategic initiatives and operations on the ground. He has an incredible heart for young people and a passion for developing leaders that can stand through the most difficult tests of life.” He currently serves at the Military pastor at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. … Read More
Glenn Packiam is a the lead pastor of new life DOWNTOWN, an extension of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he also serves on the Executive Team. Glenn has authored several books and is a prolific writer and renowned current-day theologian. Glenn was one of the founding leaders and songwriters for the Desperation Band and has been featured on several Desperation Band and NewLifeWorship recordings. Having written a few well-loved worship songs like “Your Name”, “Everyone (Praises)”, and “My Savior Lives,” Glenn released a full-length solo album, Rumors and Revelations in 2009, and followed it up with an EP called, The Kingdom Comes in 2011, and an iTunes LP called, “The Mystery of Faith”, all with Integrity Music. Glenn is also the author of Discover the Mystery of Faith (David C. Cook, 2013), LUCKY: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People (Cook, 2011), Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand Faith (Cook, 2009), and Butterfly in Brazil: How Your Life Can Make a World of Difference (Tyndale, 2007). … Read More
Larry & Debby Nicholas
Larry and Debbie have extensive experience in disciplining , training, counseling, church planting and are also involved in International Pastoral care. Larry has served, taught and led internationally with YWAM for over 33 years, pioneering works in Asia, Hawaii, South Pacific Islands, Canada and mainland United States including 10 years in Japan and 7 years as leaders of YWAM-Japan National Council. Larry travels and speaks nationally and internationally on the “Father Heart of God”, Spiritual Warfare, Openness & Brokenness, Intercession, Holiness and is an anointed corporate prayer leader. … Read More
Matthew Ayers is the Executive Director of Dream Centers of Colorado Springs. He loves God’s family and is passionate about people connecting with Jesus and each other so that we are free to be a family-changing culture. He serves with the global team to develop and care for missionaries and serves with a community development team to build relationships and partnerships. Matthew is a Washington State native and a graduate of USAFA. He enjoys travel, reading, the beautiful outdoors, and music. You might catch him adventure racing or with an Americano at a local cafe.
Robb & Shiloh Kelley
Robb and Shiloh Kelley are members of the Pastoral Team (Ephesians 4:11-16) at Boulder Street Church in Colorado Springs. Their areas of ministry are leadership development, equipping, intercession, prophetic teaching and ministry, pastoral counsel, and the House of Prayer. Robb and Shiloh are also spiritual parents to the next generation of visionaries and cultural influencers and consider this assignment a sacred trust of the highest honor. They are both writers and also speak at churches, retreats, Encounter Gatherings and discipleship schools. Their greatest passion is to see the calling and destiny of the body of Christ fulfilled. Robb also coaches high school girls basketball and Shiloh is the founder of the SHOP (Springs House of Prayer).
Dr. Joe Kirkendall
Joe Kirkendall is theMILL’s Teaching Pastor and oversees theMILL Sunday School. Joe’s passion is teaching Biblical knowledge and encouraging people in the faith. He holds an undergraduate degree in Biology, a Master’s in Divinity from FulIer Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Divinity from King’s College. Joe co-authored the book The College Adventure Handbook a funny/inspirational book for surviving your first years of college as a Christian. Joe and his wife Erica are living happily ever after in Manitou Springs with their son named Joseph Paul Kirkendall IV, but they just call him J, ad their newest addition, Rowan.
M. Lohner and family have been in the mission field for 26 years, working primarily in Iguala, Mexico. They have co-pastored Torre Fuerte church in Iguala for the last 16 years and they provide leadership training, hold evangelistic meetings and are involved in many other avenues of ministry. Their lives and family have been an example and testimony to many, both in Mexico and the U.S. Their children are also very involved in ministry, both in Mexico and other countries.
Music director, studio musician, and performer: Matthew Lucci has had opportunities that most dream of. From touring in a cruise liner as a teen, getting accepted into a prestigious music school, to traveling the world as a professional touring musician, and helping in far away communities as a missionary, even working as a studio musician playing with Grammy award winning artists. Now with his own business and family in Colorado Springs, Lucci aspires for something more.
Jim Jones is Vice President of Finance at Coleson Foods, a global food distributor based in Colorado Springs. Jim’s passion for ethical and God-glorifying business and dynamic speaking style has made him a popular guest instructor at Revolution5. His 13 years of experience at Teen Mania Ministries, a worldwide youth and short-term missions ministry, gives him a vast source of wisdom and knowledge to speak from. He also serves on the Revolution5 board of directors.
Kris Cone is a bank examiner for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and is passionate about personal finance, investing and avoiding debt. She has years of experience working in a highly regulated environment and teaches from a desire to inspire integrity in the lives and businesses of all of our students.