Andy Stephenson is currently the campus pastor of the Carmel Campus of Northview Church. He served for over seventeen years at the headquarters of a church movement with close to 8,000 churches worldwide, recently as the associate director of US/Canada Strategy. He received a PhD from the University of Texas and a masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Oklahoma State. He has written for various publications and coauthored a discipleship series for students.
Mark Shaner has served congregations of the Church of God in Florida, Kansas and Indiana for over three decades as Youth Pastor, Missions Pastor and as a specialist in Leadership Development. His passion for students and speaking the truth of the gospel to the next generation has taken him around the world, collaborating on the "ground floor" of several mission initiatives (including Intern Academy). Mark and Vickie (Casey) have been married for 36 years and have four adult children, all serving in ministry (two of them are alumni of Intern Academy and one is currently a coach). Mark currently serves as the Southeast Regional Coordinator for the National Network of Youth Ministry.
I love Jesus, my wife, and my daughter. I love introducing people to Jesus Christ and teaching the Gospel. 2013 Intern Academy Grad, current youth pastor in northern Indiana and pursuing nursing degree for medical missions. "Invite to the Banquet anyone you find." -Jesus. "Love southern cooking, baseball, and the Florida Gators"- Me.