Our Team Is Your Biggest Fan

All of our members are assigned to a mastermind to receive the quality coaching and excellent community it takes to grow as a ministry leader. Meet of some of our all-star staff. Seriously, these people rock and love youth ministers! 

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Chad Higgins

Higgins is a 13 year youth ministry veteran that has literally served in every size church. From church plants to mega-growth congregations Chad has worked in them all.

Youth Ministry Favorite: Helping youth ministers find a breakthrough and equipping volunteers for greatness

Areas of Excellence: Teaching, Leader training, and systems building. If you are looking to strengthen or grow a ministry Chad has the skills and encouragement to help you do so. 


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Kristen Lascola

"K-cola" brings 14 years of Jr. High ministry experience. She has served as a volunteer,  an intern, a director and a pastor.

Youth Ministry Favorite: Sincere love of jr, highers, "They are rad! So hilarious, and up for anything! I also can't believe I get paid to study and teach the Bible!" 

Areas of Excellence: Leader development & Jr. High Ministry


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Zac Workun

"Workun" has spent 13 years of his life thinking about and leading in youth ministries of various sizes in multiple denominations.

Youth Ministry Favorite: When students notice (and remember) the little (planned) details of a camp or retreat experience 9 years later. It's all about the little things that make big differences! 

Areas of Excellence: Leadership. Creativity, Events, Technology 


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William Cumby

“Will” is a youth and family ministry pastor in Houston, Will not only holds most of our YMB PR records but also the distinct reward of having a day in the life of his hometown named in his honor.

Youth Ministry Favorites:  Watching leaders unlock their potential and identify their strong sense of gifting, connecting churches with their local communities, and seeing young men “get it.”

Areas of Excellence: Team building, personal leadership coaching and development, parachurch ministry


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Brent Squires

“Mr. Squires” has a passion for pointing people toward Jesus and has 20+ years of experiences doing so. As the Student Ministry Pastor at Bay Area Community Church, Brent oversees a full-time staff of five, as well as over 50 adult volunteers. He received his M.A. from Liberty University and has pursued his theological training from Fuller Theological Seminary’s Institute of Youth Ministry, as well as Washington Bible College’s EQUIP Certificate. Brent and his wife Patti have been married since 1992, and have three children, Paul (19), Timothy (18), and Lauren (16). He enjoys reading, running, attending his children’s sporting events, and watching Redskins football.

Youth Ministry Favorite: He aims at accomplishing this daily by dedicating his Time, Talent, Treasure, and Testimony to Him.

Areas Of Expertise: Building teams, Creating systems, Developing Leaders and Multi-site ministry.