The Men’s Ministry leadership committee of the North Central District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance consists of volunteers from all over the district. Learn more about the men behind the curtain:

John Wilson
Chairman/President/Fearless Leader
  • Church: Word of Life
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Hobbies: Developing a small business, Disc Golf
  • Favorite verse: Jeremiah 29:11
  • Favorite book: Revolution in the Valley
Mason Schmitz
  • Church: Crossroads Alliance Church, Brooklyn Park, MN
  • Occupation: Controller at Biynah Industrial Partners
  • Hobbies: Golf, bowling and spending time at the lake
  • Favorite verse: 1 Timothy 6:12
  • Favorite book: Self-help books, or mysteries
Jake Wattenphul
Communication Manager
  • Church: The River Alliance Church, Chaska, MN
  • Occupation: Digital Marketing/Video/Photography
  • Hobbies: Motorcycles, disc golf, playing ukulele, mandolin and guitar
  • Favorite verse: Acts 20:24
  • Favorite book: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
Chris Keeper
  • Church: Word of Life
  • Occupation: Vinyl Technologist for Andersen Windows
  • Hobbies: target shooting, hanging with family, working in my garage and on my house
  • Favorite verse: Galatians 2:20
  • Favorite book: Warrior by Lance Ingram
Keith Johnson
Pastor Liaison
  • Church: Abundant Life Alliance Church, Oak Grove, MN
  • Occupation: Pastor
  • Hobbies: Working with electronics, cars and yard work
  • Favorite verse: Romans 5:6-8
  • Favorite book: They Smell Like Sheep by Lynn Anderson
Jeff Carpenter
Prayer Warrior
  • Church: Rosehill Alliance Church
  • Occupation: CNA IN Nurse Assistant in home care.
  • Hobbies: Fishing guide, volunteer Gideon Chaplin at St.Cloud Prison
  • Favorite verse: Galatians 5:22 - 24
  • Favorite book: Technical fishing Information
David Malone
Fishing Coordinator/Logistics
  • Church: Wadena Alliance Church, Wadina, MN
  • Occupation: Hunter/Fisherman?
  • Hobbies: Fishing, hunting
  • Favorite verse: All of them
  • Favorite book: Either fiction or non-fiction