Love Like Jesus Resources & Friends

There are a lot of resources on Love, marriage, relationships available online. At Love Like Jesus, it is important to us to curate the resources that we believe to fit into our desire to see transformation happen from the inside out. We are continuously on the look out for individuals and organizations that could be helpful to you.

This resource section of the website is designed to introduce you to many of them and the ministries they represent.

In addition, we work in collaboration with our sister organization the Agape Project. Recently this group held a 2 day symposium on Love & Transformation attended by over 70 leaders from around the country. There are several of these leaders listed in this section as well.


Anne Clarke

Anne Clarke joined the Josh McDowell Ministry as a Consultant/Project Manager for the Set Free Global Summit ( She is an executive marketing professional with 17 years experience working with organizations such as Dell and Perot Systems, where she was a marketing specialist and director of brand experience. Anne left her corporate marketing career to … Continued

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Ben Bost

Area Director for Search Ministries Phoenix/Scottsdale. Search has a long standing heritage of creating experiences and developing environments where people can wrestle with the essential questions of life. He also serves as a regular chaplain to the player community on the PGA Tour and as spring training chaplain to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. … Continued

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Bill & Linnea Heitzman

Linnea is founder of The Heitzman Group Recruitment Services. Linnea and her team are retained by businesses across diverse industries to source talent up and down the organization. Major disciplines are sales, operations, marketing, finance, human resources and technology across North America. Linnea has been in the sales management and recruiting fields for 25 years. … Continued

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Brian & Wendy Smith

Brian Smith is the Senior Pastor of Hope Christian Church at Arizona State University and Founder and Lead Character Coach of The Respect Movement. Wendy is a mentor of young women in biblical truth, self-worth, and personal style. Brian and Wendy have been involved in campus ministry for over 26 years. Since 2004, Hope Christian … Continued

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Christopher Kaspar

Christopher Kaspar channels his creative energy into strategic design as the Creative Director and fifth-generation owner of Kaspar Companies, a family owned and operated business with eight subsidiary companies: Ranch Hand Truck Accessories, Kaspar Manufacturing, Texas Precious Metals, Bedrock Truck Beds, Iota Outdoors, Truckfitters, Silverback Homes and Horizon Firearms. Chris graduated from Texas A&M University … Continued

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Christy Osborn

Bible teacher, conference speaker, mentor, author and wife Her background includes biblical training at Phoenix Seminary and more than 20 years of training and development in corporate America. Before launching her career as a writer, Christy was the Executive Director of an Advanced Training Center for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers. Her train-the-trainer workshops were certified … Continued

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Cynthia & Dr. Jack Heald

Jack and Cynthia serve on staff with the Navigators, ministering to the community of Tucson, Arizona. Jack graduated from Texas A & M University with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Cynthia graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in English. Cynthia speaks frequently at womens conferences and has authored several books and Bible … Continued

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Darcy Kimmel

Darcy and her husband, Tim, have a passion for family and together founded Family Matters, a ministry dedicated to “equipping families for every age and stage of life.” She has a heart for encouraging and equipping women to maximize their unique callings in life. Degree in Family Studies from Ottawa University Darcy speaks, writes and … Continued

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Dave Runyon

Founder and Executive Director of CityUnite, which helps government, business, and faith leaders unite around common causes. He also serves as consultant for businesses who have a desire to make a difference in their communities. Previously, Dave was as a pastor for nine years at Foothills Community Church and The Next Level Church. In 2010, … Continued

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David Walther

Pastor of Counseling at Scottsdale Bible Church where he has served full time since 2000. David is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Approved Clinical Supervisor in Arizona. He is a Certified Gottman Therapist and an Adjunct Instructor at Arizona Christian University and Phoenix Seminary. M.Div., Biblical Communication, Phoenix Seminary. M.A., Counseling Psychology and Christian Studies, … Continued

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Debbi Speck

CEO of Elevate USA, a national program working with urban youth. Bachelor of Science in the Education of the Hard of Hearing from Texas Christian University and a MABS from Dallas Theological Seminary She has been married to Richard Speck for 32 years. They have two grown children – Kyle (married to Tarah) and Lindsey, … Continued

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Dennae Pierre

Dennae is the Executive Director of The Surge Network, a network of local churches in Arizona. Dennae helped establish and currently serves at Roosevelt Community Church in downtown Phoenix where her husband, Vermon, is the lead pastor. She has worked extensively throughout Phoenix with homeless, victims of domestic violence, and low-income families. Dennae is also … Continued

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Dennis Martin

Dennis Martin is Director of Prefield Ministries at OC International in Colorado Springs, CO. He served in France as a missionary with Grace Brethren International Missions (now Encompass World Partners) for 18 years. Graduated from Geneva College, PA in 1979 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Accounting He is married to Jeannie, who served … Continued

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Donald (Don) Enevoldsen

Don is the founder and Director of CounterThought, a ministry established to work with victims of spiritual abuse. Additionally he works with the teams of Agape Project and Love Like Jesus. Don’s wife, Christina, is an accomplished writer and blogger, most notably on her website, Together, they provide counsel primarily for victims of sexual … Continued

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Donnell (Ray) Sanford, Jr.

Executive Vice President of One Challenge, Inc. Ray served in management with AT&T Corporation in the 70’s and 80’s and then moved into missions in 1986. He and his family served in France for 12 years before returning to the headquarters of OC to minister through mission leadership. He has formal education as an electrical … Continued

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Dr. Bobby Conway

Lead Pastor of Life Fellowship Church near Charlotte, NC. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM), Southern Evangelical Seminary (DMin), and is a PhD candidate in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham, England. He is the author of The Fifth Gospel and Doubting Toward Faith and is the founding host of … Continued

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Dr. Brent D. Garrison

Brent is the Vice President of Education at CEO Forum B.A. in history, M.A. in school administration, Ph.D. in Educational Administration Author of Leadership by the Book: Lessons from Every Book of the Bible, as well as numerous articles and chapter contributions to various books Brent has been married to Maggi for 40 years, and … Continued

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Dr. Bruce McNicol

Co-founder and President of TrueFaced ministries located in Phoenix, AZ Bachelor’s in Finance-Law – Portland State University, Masters in Theology – Western Seminary, Doctorate in Leadership & Organizational Development – Fuller Seminary Bruce has co-authored the following books: The Cure, The Ascent of a Leader, Bo’s Café, Behind The Mask, High-Trust Culture, and The Kingdom … Continued

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Dr. Chuck Degroat

Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Western Theological Seminary, Holland MI. He co-founded Newbigin House of Studies, a partnership between City Church San Francisco and Western Theological Seminary. He is a Senior Fellow with Newbigin House. Chuck holds an MDiv and an MA in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando), and a Ph.D. … Continued

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Dr. Darryl DelHousaye

President and Professor of Practical Theology at Phoenix Seminary since 1997. DMin – Western Seminary; MDiv – Talbot Theological Seminary. Pastor of Scottsdale Bible Church for 25 years prior to his position at Phoenix Seminary. Currently also serves as Associate Pastor at Bethany Bible Church in Phoenix, AZ. Author of Today for Eternity, Ask Pastor … Continued

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