About Us


My name is Nathan Millican and I am a believer in Jesus. Lauren calls me husband and my kids call me dad. I serve as the Executive Pastor of Preaching for Graceland Church and the Send Network Indiana Director for Indiana with the North American Mission Board (NAMB). I earned a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.A. in Secondary Education from the University of Kentucky, an MDiv. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as D.Min in Biblical Counseling from Southern Seminary as well. You can follow me on twitter here. You can follow me on facebook here.

My name is Jonathon Woodyard and I’m married to Gina. We have two boys, Calvin and Caleb. I currently serve as the Lead Pastor of Northfield Community Church in Northfield, MN. We planted NCC out of Bethlehem Baptist Church in 2016 and are eager to know Christ and make him known here in our town and among the peoples of the world. I graduated from Boyce Bible College with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies and from Bethlehem College & Seminary with an MDiv in biblical exegesis. Currently, I’m pursuing a Ph.D. in historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow me on twitter here.

My name is Dustin Coleman and because of God’s pursuing, transforming, heart-filling grace, I am a Christian. By another stunning display of mercy and favor, Beth is my lovely wife and we have four daughters—Maddy, Ellie, Molly, and Charlotte. I serve as the pastor of hot tub ministry of Brainard Avenue Baptist Church in Countryside, IL, a cozy town in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. As for education, I have earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in mathematics education, an MDiv and D. Min in biblical theology from Southern Seminary, and am currently pursuing a Ph.D. in theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow me on twitter here. You can follow me on facebook here.


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  2. Hello Nathan,
    My name is Matt St. Pierre. I serve with the Christian Alliance for Orphans which is a coalition of more than fifty respected Christian organizations committed to adoption, foster care, and global orphan care. One of the main goals of the Alliance is to unite the church, and to speak with one voice on behalf of the orphan. We have really appreciated some of your blog posts on this topic and I would love to talk with you further via email about working together in the future. For more information, email me at matt@christianalliancefororphans.org. Thanks!

  3. Nathan,
    Hey, I ran across your blog and thought I’d say hi. My name’s Kevin Cartwright by the way. We went to UK / FCA together in college. My wife and I are currently serving overseas with the IMB. Glad to see you’re doing well and still passionate about our LORD.

    • Kevin, great to hear from you bro! Can you say where you are right now? We recently went to SE Asia (this past Sept)…I’d love to keep in touch further…btw, awesome to hear you’re working with the “company” (i.e. imb)…

      Talk to you soon my fried.


  4. Awesome, we have some friends working in that area. We’re in Niger, West Africa, working among the Hausa people. We’re in our apprentice term right now and have a little over a year to go before going stateside again. I was here for 2 years right after college and met my wife here. She was here before me, and our terms just barely overlapped. When I finished, I went back home for a bit then to seminary at Midwestern where she was attending. We married after my first semester and have been back here since Jan. 2010. We have three kids 5, 2.5, and 3 mos. That’s the short version. I think you’ve got my email and website, so do keep in touch.

    • Thanks for your comment. I appreciate you taking the time to stop by and hopefully read the post to which you were referring to. Regardless of the various circumstances surrounding Pastor CJ his words about humility are spot-on, that is because they’re from the Bible. I’m certain you would agree that in each of us there’s a level of hypocrisy. I’m also certain that you would continue to advocate truth despite you (and me!) continuing to fall short of God’s standard…at least I would hope you would.

      Take care my friend.

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