Our Staff and executive team

  • Pastor Jim kirkland mts bcc cpes

    Executive Director
    Board Member
    Board Certified Chaplain

    Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor


    jim@christianchaplains.org


    Jim is happily married to his wife Virginia of 40 years. They have four children and four wonderful grandchildren. Jim spent more than 25 years as an executive and CEO of a financial services and business consulting firm. Feeling called to ministry later in life, Jim attended Moody Theological Seminary and graduated with a Masters in Biblical Theology. He was ordained to pastoral ministry in 2007 and has been a senior teaching chaplain since 2010. Jim is a Board Certified Chaplain, dual registered with both the Association of Certified Christian Chaplains and the Spiritual Care Association. He is a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor for the ICPT.EDU. He manages the day to day operations of our ministry. 

  • Greg Frich

    Vice President - Board Member

    Ordained Chaplain


    greg@christianchaplains.org


    Greg is a LT. Colonel, USMC, retired. He currently serves as Commander of the Civil Air Patrol. He is the 2019 recipient of the Lee County Georgia "Man of the Year" for Leadership. He is involved in PTSD ministry and Disaster Chaplaincy. For over 25 years, Greg has been joyfully married to his wife, Becki. Together, they have been blessed to parent four sons and three daughters with three grandchildren and counting. Greg served as a Marine for nearly three decades. He still supports our Nation’s military as a defense contractor. Active in their church and local community, Greg and Becki live in rural Lee County, GA. Greg is our go to Chaplain for emergency work and disaster response.  

  • ray huff mdiv bcc cpes

    Board Member
    Ordained Chaplain

     

    ray@christianchaplains.org


    Ray is a Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) with the Association of Certified Christian Chaplains and dual certified with Spiritual Care Association. He currently serves as both a Chaplain and Grief Support Counselor at Freedom Hospice. Ray is a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor (CPES) with The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) where he serves as a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) instructor. He is ordained with the Evangelical Church Alliance and serves as and Ordained Chaplain member of Christian Chaplains & Coaching. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Theology and  Master's degree in Divinity. Ray considers his greatest achievement to be his 33 years of marriage to his wife Cindy and their four children and three grandchildren. Ray and Cindy love Mexican food, relaxing music, a good book, and being with family and friends. 

  • Sarah Aron

    Web and Design Coordinator


    saraharondesign@gmail.com


    Sarah lives in Northern Michigan with her husband of 8 years, Patrick, and their one year old son.  They attend and volunteer at Reed City Church of the Nazarene. Sarah studied design at Hope College and has been working with ministries and churches since she graduated.  She has experience creating and managing websites, crafting a branding style and logo, and her expertise is in designing eye catching print materials. 

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