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The Stewardship Team
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Kevin R. Koker, Stewardship Coordinator
Kevin joined the team at Stewardship Development in July of 2014 and has lived in the Kansas City area for many years. Prior to his time in the Kansas City area, Kevin grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where his father was a Nazarene pastor. Kevin is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University with a bachelor's degree in music. He was ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in 2004 and has served in associate pastoral ministry within the local church for more than 20 years. Kevin is married to Julie, who works as a registered nurse, and together they have two daughters, Faith and Lauren. Kevin enjoys helping pastors and church leaders find the resources they need in the areas of stewardship ministry. In his spare time, he enjoys music, worship, sporting events, and being outdoors.
Ashton Mason, Volunteer Coordinating Specialist
Ashton joined the Stewardship Development family in August of 2018. She graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a Bachelor’s degree in Ministry in December of 2017. She is a co-vocational pastor to middle schoolers and their families, a graduate student through Olivet Nazarene University, and an avid studier of cognitive neurophysiological development in the brains of teenagers. She has a passion to draw out a voice from the voiceless, to nurture a community focused on serving the Lord, and to show others how precious and beautiful God has created them to be. In her free time, Ashton enjoys hammocking, hiking, and finding ways to meet new people.
Dr. Stephen L. Borger, The COMPASS Initiative, Director
Steve grew up in Iowa, received a Business Administration degree from Olivet Nazarene University, and went on to complete the M.Div. degree at Nazarene Theological Seminary. He also holds a D.Min degree from NTS and was awarded the Doctor of Divinity from Northwest Nazarene University. Steve served as pastor for 25 years in Illinois and Idaho, 13 years as superintendent of the Intermountain District, and served on NNU and NTS Boards of Trustees and Executive Committees. He is now serving as Director of The COMPASS Initiative for the Church of the Nazarene. Steve and his wife Carol live on a little six-acre horse ranch south of Nampa, Idaho with two horses and a dog, and they raise steers in the spring/summer/fall.
Rev. Bonnie S. Beam, The COMPASS Initiative, Assistant Director
Bonnie is the face of The COMPASS Initiative at the Global Ministry Center and is located in Stewardship Development. She brings her administrative skills, pastoral experience, and attention to detail to this initiative that addresses the economic challenges facing Nazarene pastors in the United States. Bonnie has served on local church staffs as an associate pastor in the area of adult discipleship for 15 years, first in New England, and is currently at Christ Community Church of the Nazarene in Olathe, KS. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Eastern Nazarene College, her Master of Divinity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and was ordained in 2008 as an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Bonnie and her husband, Jeff, have two children and enjoy traveling and learning new things.
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