The Team

Our staff is a team of missionaries committed to making passionate disciples of Jesus.  We come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures but our hearts are united because of the Gospel and the commitment to life on life discipleship.



DIRECTORS

  • don stubbs  co-founder/executive director


    A graduate and former employee of Moody Bible Institute, Don brings 25+ years of ministry experience.  During his years in Chicago he served in leadership at Inner City Impact, GRIP Outreach for Youth, and several churches.  Don loves Jesus deeply, casts God-sized vision, and speaks with bold passion.  Don leads our fundraising efforts, develops our staff, oversees our ministry training track, teaches Bible classes, and spends countless hours living life with our students.  He is committed to a life of singleness and uses him home as a place of ministry for our students and his church community.


    Book Recommendation: Mondays With My Old Pastor by Jose Luis Navajo

  • Travis Troyer  co-founder/assistant director


    A simple guy who wants to change the world by making disciples, Travis brings his experience of pursuing the world and realizing how empty it is. He deeply desires all people to experience the growth that comes from engaging in discipleship.  Travis is a constant learner, practical teacher, and a gospel counselor.  He casts the vision for our teaching, oversees the finances, and develops strategy for growth.  He is married to Beki and the proud father of their son Tekoa.


    Book Recommendation: New Morning Mercies Devotional by Dr. Paul David Tripp

  • Todd Macmath  director of operATIONS



    As a former youth pastor Todd brings years of experience working with youth and young adults.  He also brings fun and energy to our team.  Todd oversees our operations and programming which includes our student schedule, housing, and our ministry center.  He is passionate about teaching our students practical life skills that help them grow into the responsibilities of being adults.  He is married to Molly and has two children, Emma & Jake.


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  • Terri Johnson  DIRECTOR OF WOMEN'S DISCIPLESHIP



    As a champion of discipleship for the past few decades and a former youth director Terri has invested her life into countless women and young people.  She oversees the discipleship of all our female students and develops our women volunteers.  Terri loves to have her family engaged in discipleship and using her home as a hub to impact the lives of people.  She is married to Mike and has an adult son Logan and a daughter in law Shanna.


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  • Jeff Kaufman  DIRECTOR OF OTW MUSIC

     


    As a gifted musician, teacher, & developer Jeff has been leading worship and making disciples for almost 15 years.  He leads our school or worship along with overseeing the OTW Music store in New Philadelphia.  He is passionate about seeing people praise God and loves developing the next generation of leaders.  He is married to Whitney and has 3 kids, Raine, Cyrus, & Evie.


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  • JOSH NIMS  DISCIPLESHIP/FUNDRAISING

    As one of our original OTW students Josh and his wife Whitney have been able to become staff on the ministry they were once a student in.  Josh loves investing into the lives of our guys as well as finding people who get excited about giving to God's Kingdom!  Josh leads a small group, teaches bible studies, and pursues fundraising opportunities to meet the needs of the ministry.


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  • whitney NIMS  DISCIPLESHIP/house leaders

    While being a mother of two young girls and one on the way Whitney is intentional to use her home and life to invest in our students.  Being a former student she brings her experience to help develop our female house leaders.  Whitney has a humble spirit and a caring heart that our students love.


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  • jonny boyd  DISCIPLESHIP/programming

    As a former pediatric doctor in Northern Ireland, Jonny felt called to leave the professional world of physical healing to pursue a full time role of focusing on spiritual healing through disciple-making.  With a love for people and of apologetics he longs to see people take one step closer to Jesus.  Jonny leads our efforts serving and connecting in our community along with helping to run our student program.  He is driven and always pushing the staff and students to excellence in all we do.


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  • sarah boyd  DISCIPLESHIP/prayer

    As a mom of 4, the Boyd home is a fun experience!  Sarah loves having people over and getting into intentional conversations.  Her longing to draw near to God through prayer is contagious and she has an intensity to her pursuit of Christ.  She leads the charge at OTW in the area of prayer by coordinating prayer times and challenging all of us to a deeper prayer life.


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  • shaun patrick  DISCIPLESHIP/operations

    As someone who has been greatly impacted by being discipled Shaun longs to replicate the discipleship he has experienced throughout his life.  After serving in Guatemala with his wife as missionaries they returned to Ohio where Shaun became another former student to come on staff.  He loves to spend time investing in our guys and blesses us by serving in a valuable role helping with the operations of our houses and ministry center.  He is married to Ashley and has two daughters, Sofie & Lucy.


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  • spencer schwartz  DISCIPLESHIP/pa location

    With his wife Claire and son Stephen, Spencer took a leap of faith to help us get our PA location up and running.  He is a young adult magnet and loves the challenge of discipling this generation.  He oversees our PA location


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  • correy scally  DISCIPLESHIP/marketing

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  • rich vanarsdalen  DISCIPLESHIP/restoration

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  • kenny coblentz  DISCIPLESHIP/FUNDRAISING

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  • stacy coblentz  assistant to don stubbs

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  • holly troyer  assistant to travis troyer

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  • beka illick  administrative assistant

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