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What is Touched By Light Becomes Light

Inspiring and Unifying Today's Disciples
We are all on a journey to explore the incredible plans God has for us on earth. When the time is right, he connects us with people to guide us in our journey. 

If you are reading this message, this is your time.

The vision for DT Connect is to share the light so that we can create a brighter future. It's to develop leaders of our families, communities, and the world.

We do this by connecting spiritual coaches, mentors, and consultants with those seeking guidance in their personal and professional lives. The services of DT Connect include:
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"I’m amazed at what happens when a breakthrough occurs. There’s nothing like it. [It] helped me find the solution I believe God had in mind for me the entire time." -Nick M, NH
Meet the People Behind DT Connect
Roger Lamb

Founder and President
Roger is the visionary Founder and President of Disciples Today, a global non-profit media company that connects the 667 International Churches of Christ in 150 countries. He combines his experience as Preacher, Youth Minister, and Evangelist with 25 years of expertise in media production to help those seeking God.
Jonathan Hoggard

Executive Director
Jonathan is the Executive Director of Disciples Today. He is responsible for initiating new programs and technical management. Prior to joining Disciples Today, Jonathan served as Assistant Provost of Global Programs for New York Institute of Technology and Chair of Educational Technology at Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai. He holds a Ph.D. in Digital Media.
Shawn Sommerkamp

Chief Motivationeer
Shawn is a public speaker and ICF-certified professional coach. He became a disciple in 1991 in the US Navy’s nuclear submarine program. He later obtained a degree at UCONN while serving the Hartford Church as a campus minister. With a passion to shine the gospel light in corporate America, Shawn held leadership positions for several Fortune 100 companies including 11 years with General Electric and a Boston-based software start-up. He has over 20 years of corporate success through a wholehearted devotion to put God’s kingdom first. After becoming a certified executive coach, he founded Motivationeer™ Christian Coaching and developed a unique style that combines modern day organizational development, God’s word and professional coaching. Convinced that we are all put in career situations for a reason, he now coaches the faithful to make a world-changing impact through their career.

Stephen F Staten

Consulting
Stephen works internationally as an author, trainer, speaker, and consultant specializing in organizational growth. He has developed The Renaissance Advantage™ to help facilitators and leaders to breach impasses and achieve groundbreaking results. Stephen empowers individuals and organizations to openly seek adventurous learning systems for perceiving reality, facing serious challenges and optimizing their resources.
George Mouzakis LICSW, LEP

Counselor
George is the Director and Founder of DT Counselor, which utilizes technology to increase access to mental health services throughout the US and Internationally. George is a Licensed Educational Psychologist and Psychotherapist. He currently serves as the Executive Director of a dynamic mental health practice in Andover, Massachusetts. Before beginning his career in mental health, George served in the full time ministry in churches in Greece and Germany.
Dave Mitchell Coaching
Dave Mitchell

Certified Professional Coach
Dave is a husband and father of three.  He is a Christian and Certified Professional Coach, passionate to help increase the level of joy in his client's lives. He spent the last 25 years studying personal growth and leadership development.  His current training programs include Mastermind Groups, Lunch and Learns, and Keynote speeches.  The Joyful Life, Dave’s coaching program, is the culmination of insights from his own life-experience and what he has seen in the lives of others.  Dave volunteers with his family locally and in Central America and serves as Director for HOPE worldwide, NY Metro Area and Chair of the National Chapter Advisory Board.  With a degree in Business from University of Massachusetts, Dave spent years in the full-time ministry followed by 15+ years in Corporate America where he became VP of Sales. He is certified in DISC and Energy Leadership assessments and serves as an Executive Director for the John Maxwell Team.  Dave has enjoyed coaching his kids’ sports, participating in triathlons, and volunteering on Community Service Brigades with his family.

Tim Sumerlin

Counselor
Dr. Timothy Sumerlin is a counselor and adjunct professor at the University of Denver. He is director of In Motion Counseling and, along with his wife, Jackie, created Disciples In Motion, an innovative recovery ministry and Grief Journey In Motion, a grief recovery ministry. Their two children, Tim and Danielle, along with their son-in-law, Adrian, serve with a mission church in China and teach English at a university. Tim has authored two books, Recovery Moving Forward and Grief Journey In Motion. Tim & Jackie travel internationally, teaching church leaders a variety of recovery concepts and other counseling skills and are members of the Denver Church of Christ in Denver, Colorado.
Joe Hose

Life Design, Leadership and Career Coach
Joseph is a Board Certified Coach specializing in personal operating systems planning using leadership, life and career coaching methods and structures. He has an MA in Secondary Education and a BS in Biology. He serves as President of Into Life Design, Inc and is Senior Partner for Premera Coaching Group, Inc, a correctional staff wellness and agency improvement company. He works for the Federal Bureau of Prisons and in 2015 transferred to the National Institute of Corrections, Aurora, CO to lead their Cognitive Behavioral Intervention program. Joe is a veteran of the U.S. Army.  

Joe became a Disciple of Jesus on Feb 6, 2011 in the Tringle Church in Chaple Hill, NC. He has been married to his wife Lynsay for over 21 years and they have three sons Ethan, Liam, and Rhys.

Learn more about the Life Design: From the Inside Out Workshop Series
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