Meet The Staff

 

ANDY BATHJE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Andy Bathje has been our Executive Director since 2008 and was previously a board member. Formerly he held multiple positions at Asbury University including: Associate Dean of Leadership Development, Director of Adventure Programs and Part-time Counselor. He continues as an adjunct professor in the recreation department. He lives in Wilmore with his wife, Katie and daughters, Phoebe & Lila. He believes the 3 responsibilities of Christians are to “look up to God, out to others and down for trash!”
JENNA BROCK
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jenna is from NC but came to live in Wilmore KY when the former Confrontation Point Ministries moved to the area.  While supporting the ministry in the summers she attended Asbury Seminary and received her MDiv.  She just recently married former staffer Roger Brock April 2014 on AdventureServe’s property. Roger and Jenna are expecting their first child in May 2017. Jenna has been with AdventureServe for a number of years starting as a Home Repair staffer in 2005.  She has a love for the ministry God is doing here through the staff and programs of AdventureServe.  She is a forever student who loves Jesus, the outdoors, and hanging out with college and youth kids.

JONATHAN CARMAN “MOGLI”
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Wilmore, Jonathan or Mogli (sometimes shortened to Mog) first came to AdventureServe as a seasonal staffer while attending Berea College. From rock-climbing to unicycling, Jonathan loves all kinds of outdoor activities and is a regular expedition member with the Cave Research Foundation at Mammoth Cave.  Jonathan was really excited when God brought him back to AdventureServe in 2013. “I have personally experienced so much growth at AdventureServe, and it is a huge blessing to be a part of God’s plan to transform the lives of others.” Jonathan and his wife Anna live in Wilmore and are excited about serving God and others through the work of AdventureServe.

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ANNA CARMAN
ADMIN MANAGER

From Lexington, KY, now a happy resident of AdventureServe Ministries’ base camp with Jonathan “Mogli” Carman. They were married in Wilmore in 2011 with a dream of living here someday. Anna is thrilled to finally be able to be an official part of the AdventureServe team as the Admin Manager since 2014 and is enjoying life on the property.

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2017 SUMMER STAFF

 

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