James M. Barthel:
Jim is a successful business executive, entrepreneur, inventor and Business Ministry Leader and speaker on God’s calling for those in the marketplace. After 20 years of working for industry leading international companies he founded in 2000 and currently leads two internationally sought after environmental services and innovative products Companies with thousands of clients in consumer, B2B and B2G sectors. (www.mt2.com). He is a world-class expert in restoring contaminated lands, holds multiple breakthrough technology patents, and holds MBA and Mechanical Engineering degrees from the University of Colorado. As a leader in Marketplace Business Ministry he is a sought after speaker at many nationwide events, founded and guides the Denver Based- Kingdom Business Alliance (founded 2005) ministry organization which provides equipping, training and supporting other business leaders to fulfill their God-gifted calling www.kingdombusinessalliance.com . He has been married for over 20 years to Karin and together they have raised a family of six. His additional passions include Environmental and Peace work in the Holy Land Israel and an occasional golf game.
Pastor Larry Wickes is founder and president of Keys of the Kingdom International. After serving as an associate pastor in a large church for fifteen years God called him and his wife to leave the security of the church and take the message of healing and deliverance to market place leaders. Pastor Larry has been serving market place leaders since September 2006 as a Life Coach specializing in Spiritual Development. Pastor Larry and his wife Joanie meet with business leaders to pray and intercede over their businesses. They have developed a team of prophetic intercessors that go into businesses and seek to hear God’s voice and to identify demonic strongholds that can be holding a business back from becoming a Kingdom Business. He also meets with leaders on an individual basis as a life coach. Pastor Larry worked with Fellowship of Christian Athletes for several years. He has also been a part of Kingdom Business Alliance since 2007. Pastor Larry graduated Wagner Leadership Institute with a Masters in Practical Ministry. He and his wife Joanie have been married for thirty-nine years. Together they have three children and one child from a previous marriage. They have nine, soon to be, ten grandchildren.
Pastor Doug Newcomb is an Associate Pastor, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, for Faith Bible Chapel International (FBCI) in Arvada, Colorado. Pastor Doug has worked for the church since May of 1988. Doug oversees all aspects of the business/accounting/ finance/operating/administrative departments for FBCI, Pastor Doug has also taught at the Rocky Mountain Bible Institute for ten years, and currently teaches adult Sunday School classes. Pastor Doug attended the University of Colorado earning a BS degree with a major in finance and minor in economics in May of 1979. Pastor Doug then went on to graduate from Regis University in May of 1990, earning his MBA in accounting. Pastor Doug is a member of the Christian Leadership Association, National Association of Church Business Administrators, Kingdom Business Alliance and also serves on the Faith Bible Chapel Board of Directors. He coaches youth baseball, football, basketball and is the Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 999. Pastor Doug is married to Jan, his wife of 33 years. They have three children, Laura, a University of Colorado graduate holds a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Stephen, an Eagle Scout, and a University of Colorado graduate, who works for the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, and Jonathan who is an Eagle Scout, is an honors student at Faith Christian High School and is entering the twelfth grade this fall.
Mike Saunders holds an MBA in marketing, helps small business owners in his firm Marketing Huddle and teaches Marketing Strategy as an Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities including Colorado Christian University and Grand Canyon University. He has developed a boot camp to help Christian business owners Discover Design and Implement God’s Blueprint for their business.