Instructors

Instructors:

dennis-casttellanoDennis Castellano

Chaplain Dennis R. Castellano is a 2015 graduate of the American Chaplains Association. He served in the United States Marine Corps for six years, finishing as a decorated Staff Sergeant (E6) in a hostage retrieval unit. He graduated Clemson University with a Bachelors in Fine Arts.

He retired from Standard and Poors after twenty years where he worked as Editor of several financial publications. Dennis was a Civilian First Responder at the events of 9/11 where he was recognized by the New York Times, Esquire Magazine, and various other publications.
Currently, he is a Maintenance Supervisor at a large maintenance company that serves the New York Tristate area.
Dennis is an Ordained Minister and Certified Chaplain serving two towns, many veterans, and a men’s group (Legacy Minded Men).

Dennis is a cancer survivor and an advocate for living with dignity. He serves on the board of The Lifegivers Network.
Dennis and his wife, Lauren, live in Garfield, NJ. Lauren is a music teacher, worship leader, and a wonderful wife.

mack-griffithChaplain (COL) Mack Griffith United States Army

Chaplain (COL) Mack Griffith United States Army, Retired Formerly Director of Family Ministry, United States Army Reserve Associate Director, Presbyterian and Reformed Chaplain Commission Director of Chaplain Ministry Institute, Reformed Seminary, Charlotte.

Chaplain Griffith was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in 1983 serving as a Signal Battalion Chaplain in the Florida Army Guard.
In 1987 he transferred to the North Carolina Air National Guard serving as a Chaplain with the Military Airlift Command, C130 Aircraft. Returning to the Army Chaplaincy in 1991, Chaplain Griffith served as Group Chaplain for the 426th Area Support Group and then later as Brigade Chaplain for the 31st Armor Brigade. In 2004 he went on active duty serving as the Director of Family Ministry for the United States Army Reserve. At his retirement ceremony he was awarded the Legion of Merit for his service to Soldiers and Families. Chaplain Griffith retired from the Army 15 November 2011.

Mack is a Florida native, growing up in Pensacola. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in 1972. Upon graduation from college Chaplain Griffith worked in the office of the Court Administrator of the Florida Supreme Court. He then served as the Deputy Court Administrator of the 10th Judicial Circuit of Florida. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in 1979. He is a graduate of the Army Chaplain Officer Basic Course, the Air Force Officer Orientation Course, the Air Force Chaplain Basic Course, the Army Chaplain Captain Career Course, Command and General Staff College, Chaplain Lieutenant Colonel Course and the Chaplain Colonel Course. Chaplain Griffith was promoted to the rank of Colonel March 2007.

Chaplain Griffith has been a minister in the Presbyterian Church in America for 36 years. He first served as Pastor of Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Learned Mississippi from 1979-1981 and Associate Pastor of McIlwain Presbyterian Church 1981-1987. From 1987-1990 he served as Associate Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill, South Carolina. He then was Senior Pastor of Eastern Shore Presbyterian Church, Fairhope Alabama 1990-2000. From 2000-2004 Chaplain Griffith served as Ministry Director of Ridge Haven Conference Center, Brevard North Carolina before being called to active duty as an Army Chaplain. He was endorsed as a Chaplain his entire military career by the Presbyterian Reformed Commission on Chaplains (PRCC), and served for two years as a member of the Commission before assuming his current role of Associate Director of the PRCC. He also serves as the Director of the Chaplain Ministry Institute of Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte NC.
Chaplain Griffith has been married to his wife Chris for 43 years and they have two daughters.

amy-hollingsheadAmy Hollingshead

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, September 27, Amy graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Advertising and a minor in Psychology. She earned her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Liberty University and her PhD. in Leadership and Management from Logos University. She is a Board Certified Christian Therapist and Certified Chaplain. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the Georgia Association of Christian Counselors, the American Chaplains Association, UGA and Liberty Alumni groups, the Cobb Chamber CEO Roundtable and serves on the Southeastern Advertising Publishers Association Board of Directors. es people! Whether working in business, ministry, or the community, her life exemplifies a life-long passion of caring. For 26 years, she has practiced counseling and mentoring in a variety of settings.

Amy joined the Thrifty Nickel organization in 1988 as Sales Manager. Amy’s ability to create, manage and protect the vision and values of the organization was tested on a critical level when she became Atlanta Thrifty Nickel’s President in September 2008. The organization was in tremendous crisis and debt. Since that time, Amy designed and implemented strategic solutions bringing the company to sustainability, growth and profitability. From 2010-2013, the Atlanta paper was #1 in the Southeastern Division. In 2012, she founded Corporate Care Georgia, LLC adding corporate chaplaincy and coaching to her private practice business model. Additional experience includes design and implementation of curriculum for the Institute for Professional Development, working as an Adjunct Instructor for the Shorter University School of Business and as Director of Education for Feed My Lambs, Inc.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, September 27, Amy graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Advertising and a minor in Psychology. She earned her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Liberty University and her PhD. in Leadership and Management from Logos University. She is a Board Certified Christian Therapist and Certified Chaplain. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the Georgia Association of Christian Counselors, the American Chaplains Association, UGA and Liberty Alumni groups, the Cobb Chamber CEO Roundtable and serves on the Southeastern Advertising Publishers Association Board of Directors.

Amy and her husband Tim have been married for 27 years and have four wonderful daughters. Amy enjoys being outdoors, laughing with her kids, entertaining, hiking, and UGA football.

Jack KellyDr. A. Jack Kelly

  • Appalachian State University – BA
  • John Marshall University – LLB
  • Logos Graduate School – MA
  • Logos University – Ph.D
  • CoachU – PC
  • Life Changing University – CPC
  • National Association of Sports Psychologists – Diplomat status
  • International Coaching Foundation – PCC

Jack is the Co-founder of the DayStar Foundation, a center for growth and change (since 1990) and serves as its CEO. He is also the Founder and President of the Opus One Coaching Group (since 1992). He has been married to his business partner Dr. Julia Kelly for 35 years and they have 4 children and 9 grandchildren.
Jack has worked with many high profile clients and companies including MLB and NFL players, Fortune 500 companies including Home Depot, Matria Health Care, The Hanger Company, Paterson Dental, Artistic Stone, Calhoun Metal Works and Vytex to name a few.

He does extensive executive coaching with CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s, Presidents, Sales Managers Entrepreneurs and Solopreneurs.

He also founded and developed the Logos Graduate School’s Counseling program. He and Julia have started, written, and developed Life Changing University, a school of coaching. Jack and Julia wrote and developed the Mastering the Mindset for Success home study course and seminar.

They are both certified in several different assessments including The Temperament Analysis Profile, The Print Assessment, and The Values Assessment. Jack has written seminar and developmental programs for companies of all shapes and sizes. He has authored several books including “So You Want to Be A Coach” and “God’s Blueprint for Marriage” and speaks throughout the country.

He founded and developed the Georgia Christian Counselors Association and the Board of Examiners for Georgia Christian Counselors and Therapists and has served as the Chairman of that board (since 1993) and is also an ordained minister.

Jack has also been a college and high school football referee for 44 years and served as the President of the Georgia Football Officials Association in 1989.

Dr Ken McCoyReverend Dr. Ken McCoy

Dr McCoy is a retired Peace Officer from the State of Georgia. He retired as Deputy Warden of Clayton County Prison in Lovejoy, Georgia in 2013. He served as Deputy Warden of Administration, Care and Treatment, and Security. He worked in Corrections for more than 20 years, in both State and County Government. During his career, some of his duties included being a tactical commander, a mental health officer, a special management officer, a senior counselor, a gang investigator, and a hostage negotiator. He taught drug classes and bible studies.

He has been in the jail/prison ministry for more than 30 years. He began that ministry while a student in 1980. He is the founder of Ken McCoy Ministries, a Biblical based counseling ministry.

He holds (2) Bachelor Degrees from Calvin Simmons Bible College in Biblical Studies and Religious Education. He holds a Master of Theological Studies Degree in Christian Counseling and a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Christian Counseling from Logos Graduate School in Jacksonville, Fl.

Ken is an ordained minister, a certified Christian Counselor and a Certified Chaplain. He is a board member for The Board of Examiners for Georgia Christian Counselors and Therapists, a board member for the American Chaplains Association, and a member of the Georgia Christian Counselors Association.

Ken and his wife Lynn live in Locust Grove, Ga. Lynn works in Corrections for the State of Georgia.

dr_tim_pendreyDr Timothy Pendrey

Tmothy Pendrey is a graduate of Logos University with a Doctorate degree in Christian Counseling. He is currently serving as the Pastor of Duharts Baptist Church and Providence Baptist Church and a staff chaplain at University Health Care System, a 360 bed medical/surgical hospital.im

 

 

 

CharlesTravisCharles Travis

Dr. Charles Travis is the Founder and President of Logos Global Network of Christian Ministries, Inc. (www.lgnfamily.org) headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Travis serves as Chancellor of Logos Christian College and Graduate School and President of Aidan University (aidanu.org) and Universidad Cristiana Logos (universidadcristianalogos.com).

Dr. Travis is the Presiding Bishop for The Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches. He also serves as the Archbishop for the Apostolate of St Chad. (theceec.org)

He holds a Bachelor of Theology Degree from Chicago Bible College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Christian Life College, a Master of Religious Education and a Master of Arts from Florida Beacon College, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Covenant Life Seminary. Dr. Travis is currently completing a Doctorate in educational administration from Whitefield Graduate School.

Dr. Travis has been in full time Christian service for 53 years. He has served as pastor, evangelist, teacher and missionary. He has also served as a lobbyist for Christian schools in Washington, D.C. and serves on several national and international educational boards, consulting and ecclesiastical councils, and accrediting associations.

His commitment and pioneering efforts in Christian education and church planting has led to the establishment of schools and churches in over 30 nations.
Dr. Travis has a very strong conviction that every believer is a minister and that every minister should have a ministry, whether in the church, market place or public square. He also has a driving passion for unity in the body of Christ.

Dr. Travis resides in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife Deborah. They have two grown daughters, Sara and Erin.

Hours: 12p - 5p Tuesday - Thursday