Nate Hagen and his family originated from southern Illinois. His previous 13 year ministry was in Jasper County, Illinois. Nate is a 1997 graduate of St. Louis Christian College where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Preaching Ministry. He has been in the Ministry over 25 years. His wife Vicky has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in Special Education and has been a teacher for over 12 years. They have been married since July 20, 2001. They have three sons Patrick, Brandt and Jarrett. Nate’s family has a family verse that they try to live which is Colossians 3:17,23 17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,
Nate enjoys Hunting, fishing, Biking, and just being in the great outdoors. His favorite author is Max Lucado.
Nate’s goal is to fulfill the great commission by seeking the lost and at the same time providing Encouragement to the body of believers.
Justin Brodie was born and raise in Ames, IA. He has been in student ministry for 20 years serving churches in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky. Justin is a 2004 graduate of Ozark Christian College where he received his Bachelor's degree in Bible and Youth Ministry. He is currently working on his Masters with Fuller Theological Seminary. Justin has been married to his wife Amanda since March 11, 2006. They have two daughters, Hope and Brecklynn. One of Justin's favorite scripture verse is Mark 10:45 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and give his life as a ransom for many.
Justin enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with his girls and being an Iowa State Cyclone fanatic! Justin is also a Gospel Clown who enjoys performing Gospel magic & balloon twisting.
Justin's life ministry goal is to help disciple students to know, love and serve Jesus Christ!