Disciple First Staff
BIO: Dee was called into the DiscipleFIRST ministry after a successful 40-year career in the oil and gas industry. He has been a member of First Colleyville for nearly 30 years and has served in numerous service and leadership capacities. He is a Deacon and also leads a Connect Group class. Dee has a passion for serving and disciple-making and over the years has invested in several small groups to help men, both domestically and abroad, to know and follow Jesus. His heart is to see the disciple-making movement multiply in churches throughout the world. Dee lives in the DFW area and is married to his beautiful wife, Tina, and has four adult children and several grandchildren.
DIRECTOR OF MINISTRY PARTNERSHIPS AND TRAINING
BIO: Ben was called into fulltime ministry after 12 years in the business world. Ben’s passion is to help people be disciples of Jesus Christ and become disciple makers, along with taming lions. Ben lives in the DFW area and is a member of First Colleyville where he serves as the teacher for his Connect Group and is a member of the deacon body. Ben has a wife of 12 years, Kari. They have two children Karson and Ally.
DIRECTOR OF FORUMS AND CONFERENCES
BIO: Connie has served as Director for the FlashPoint Conferences since 2010. She serves in this role as a volunteer and has indicated that she loves using her gifts to serve the Lord this way - helping pastors, leaders and churches learn Jesus' model for disciple-making by providing an environment where they can learn from the leaders in the world of disciple-making. She currently lives in the DFW area and is a member of First Colleyville where she also serves in her Connect Group class as a teacher and on the Praise Team.
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY AND RESOURCES
BIO: Keith is currently serving through Globe Outreach Inc., in the ministry of disciple-making (locally and globally) along with using his technical skills for DiscipleFIRST. God called him into full-time ministry after 26 years in the Information Technology corporate world. Keith’s passion for missions and disciple-making started in his early college years and continues as he helps others grow in their spiritual walk with Jesus by leading various Bible studies and disciple-making groups. He has been on numerous mission trips across North/Central America, Africa, Europe and Asia. Keith lives in the DFW area and serves as the teacher of a men’s Connect Group class, the Missions chairman and as a Deacon at First Colleyville. Keith is a proud great-uncle for 13 times now.