Ben Davis

Ben grew up in Northwest Arkansas and enjoys running, playing the piano and art.  After battling depression and suicide attempts as a teenager, he came to Ozarks Teen Challenge. When Ben had been in the program about 10 months, he gave his life to God and experienced the life-transformation that...

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Cindi Gaunt

Cindi grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and moved to the Springfield area for college. She graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. She has been married to her husband, Joe, for 12 years and they have four awesome kids. Cindi firmly believes in...

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Rev. Scott Dugin

Scott hails to us from Long Island, New York. He and his son currently live in Springfield, Missouri. A passion for discipling youth has led him to his position at Ozarks Teen Challenge.  “Experiencing loss and pain can open doors for great victory.” After experiencing the ugly divorce of his parents,...

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Nick Dell

Nick hails to us from Lansing, MI. He graduated from Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL with a Bachelors of Science in Church Ministry. Upon completion of his degree, Nick felt God was calling him to the “Big Apple!” After moving to New York City, he started working at the Dream...

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Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones came to us from Kansas City, MO. On January 7th, 2013 he walked through the doors of Ozarks Teen Challenge an angry and broken teenager. Over a period of time God softened his heart and one day he broke. He decided to give it all to God. Whatever...

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Mitchell Easter

Mitchell is a native Texan, avid outdoorsman, husband, and proud father of two boys. The majority of his childhood was spent growing up in Malawi, Africa where his parents served as Assemblies of God World Missionaries. Once Mitchell returned to the United States he gained his associate’s degree from Evangel...

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Luke Warzyniec

Luke hails to us from Ypsilanti, MI where he was born and raised. At the age of 24 Luke entered the Detroit Teen Challenge program. Shortly after completing the program in 2012 he slid back into his old ways of living. Luke continued down this path until 2016 when he...

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Peggy Niebuhr

Originally from Iowa, Peggy spent 29 years in Illinois as a pastor’s wife, graphic designer and mother of four. Feeling ready for a transition, Peggy felt God’s call to minister in a new capacity. That is when she joined the team here at Ozarks Teen Challenge in 2015 as our...

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Wesley Garcia

Wesley grew up in the northeast and is a graduate of Southern California Teen challenge.  After a long battle with addiction and the prayers of friends and family he was able to enter the doors of Teen Challenge in California where God released him from the bondage of addiction to...

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Bradley Bond

Bradley is a graduate of Pensacola Teen Challenge where God dramatically transformed his life. Bradley then decided to further develop his leadership skills while giving back to the Pensacola Center, that had given him so much, by completing an internship within their wood shop department. He then moved to Missouri...

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