Luke lives in south Waukegan with his wife, Meghan, and three energetic sons. He is passionate about his family, friends, discipleship, art, and community development ministry. Luke received his B.A. from Wheaton College and his M.Div from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He loves to reflect on what God is doing in Waukegan as an artist.
Nathan lives in Waukegan with his wife Laura and their three children. He is passionate about helping others grow in their love for God and His Word and showing the love of Christ to his community. Nathan graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a degree in theology and from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with an M.Div. He has over 10 years of experience serving as a pastor and chaplain. He enjoys spending time with his family, drinking coffee, hanging out in libraries, and coaching youth baseball.
Sara lives in Grayslake with her adorable cat named 봉순 (Bongsoon). Sara received a bachelor's degree in Math and a master's degree in Theological Studies. In Sara's freetime, you'll find her playing volleyball or golf, drinking bubble tea, and watching Korean dramas (which is where the name of her cat comes from!).
Marcus lives in Grayslake with his wife, Missy and their daughter, Isabella. He graduated from TIU with his BA in Psychology and has his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Marcus is passionate about seeing people's lives changed through the hope that Jesus brings and is proud to be a part of his CNC family. At work and in life, Marcus is driven by partnering with others to provide education, growth through long-lasting relationships, and a mindset of generosity in all areas of life. In his spare time, Marcus enjoys playing basketball, golfing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Justin lives in Grayslake with his wife, Erin and their children, Elijah and Eden. Justin is passionate about helping people take their next steps on their journey and discover their kingdom purpose and potential. He is also passionate about worshiping God and helping people engage in worship in a meaningful and God-honoring way. He also loves to make people laugh. Justin received his B.A in Advertising from Messiah College, and his M.Div and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Justin has served in some form of pastoral ministry for over 10 years.
Missy lives in Grayslake with her husband, Marcus and their daughter, Isabella. Through music and song, she loves being able to lead people into an awareness of God's presence. She attended Living Light School of Worship before going on to complete her BA in Biblical Studies at Trinity International University. When she's not chasing after a toddler, she enjoys trying new recipes, reading a good novel, laughing with family and game nights with friends.
Laura lives in Waukegan with her husband, Nathan, and their three children. She loves to see others deepen their faith and grow in their love for the Lord and is passionate about helping them appreciate the nearness of God. She has a B.A. in Bible with music emphasis from Moody Bible Institute, an M.A. in Old Testament from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, and an MS in nursing from DePaul University and currently works as an oncology nurse. In her free time, Laura enjoys baking and spending time with her family.