Our Staff and executive team

  • Pastor Jim kirkland, mts bcc

    Executive Director
    Board Member
    Senior Teaching Ordained Board Certified Chaplain


    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 manages the day to day operations of our ministry. Jim is working toward his Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor (CPES) credential with The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Education. 

  • Greg Frich

    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.  

  • Mark Peak

    Board Member
    Ordained Chaplain

     

    mark@christianchaplains.org


    Mark was born and raised in Albany Georgia. Married to Sharon for 41 years. They have one daughter and two granddaughters. Members and active at Greenbriar Church in Albany. Mark has been in prison ministry since 2005 and he and Sharon participate in and enjoy the Emmaus community. Mark truly enjoys helping people draw near to Christ. We call him our blue collar bible scholar! He is one of those men who actually reads his bible regularly and it profoundly influences the way he lives his life. 

  • 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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