Jason’s passion is pointing people to Jesus by graciously sharing the gospel. Jason is also the primary vision caster and believes the church is called to engage culture with the life of Jesus. He has been doing pastoral ministry in the Valley for over 30 years and is a native Phoenician. He is married to Jill and they have three grown kids. Jason likes all things outdoors and can be found watching UFC on Saturday nights with friends.
Dana is responsible for overseeing the staff, ministries, and operations of Illuminate. Dana has been in ministry for over 35 years. He has been in churches in the Pacific Northwest, Southern California, and Arizona before joining the staff team here at Illuminate. He loves the church and seeing the life changes that happen through Jesus Christ. Dana is married to his wife, Denise. They have five children and four grandchildren. Dana loves all things Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. Disney and the ocean are his “happy places.”
Chris has served in local church ministry in a variety of roles, but brings his talents of worship leadership to Illuminate. Here he leads our gifted, creative, and humble ministry team. A native of Nebraska and Kansas, Chris found his way to Arizona while serving as program director in camp ministry at UCYC in Prescott. He and his wife, Carrie have three sons. Chris is passionate to see worship embraced in all aspects of life.