Our Team

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Staff & Board of Directors

Our Staff

James W. Goll
James W. GollPresident & Founder
James writes, speaks, records and continues to have God Encounters. He is goofy and fun – and he is also an amazing and generous boss!
Jeffrey Thompson
Jeffrey ThompsonExecutive Director
Jeffrey trouble shoots, edits, organizes and generally keeps the ship afloat while James is away. He leads the staff (along with his 6 kids) and loves to have fun.
Kay Fee
Kay FeeFinance Administrator
Kay does all things finance, handles customer service, has an infectious laugh and prays as if the world depended on it. We all know it does.
Don Clark
Don ClarkIT Director
Don can solves every IT problem we throw at him and continually thinks up new ways to keep us cutting edge. He digs God stuff.
Tyler Goll
Tyler GollGraphic Designer
If you can imagine it, then Tyler can design it. Tyler doesn’t just create our graphics, he invents 3D graphics and animation too!
Katie Sarvak
Katie SarvakExecutive Administrator & Resource Manager
Katie manages all of James traveling details and products – so as you can imagine she is incredibly organized. She loves to have fun!
Jonathan Thompson
Jonathan ThompsonResource Assistant & Audio Editor
Jonathan edits the audio for all of James’ messages, updates resources, and is an all-around amazing idea guy. He loves roller coasters!
Justin Zaiontz
Justin ZaiontzFinance Assistant
Justin takes care of our accounts receiving and helps Kay to stay sane. He is an even-keeled guy, a great listener and loves all things fitness!
Mark Rodgers
Mark RodgersPrayer Shield Coordinator
Mark coordinates our Prayer Shield and we’re glad he spends so much time in his prayer closet! He loves off-road running and the great outdoors (look up Barkley Marathon sometime).

Our Board of Directors

Dr. James W. Goll
President & Founder of God Encounters

Dr. James W. Goll has shared the gospel of Jesus in more than 50 nations worldwide teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. James is the author of numerous books including The Seer, Prayer Storm, The Lifestyle of a Prophet and Praying for Israel’s Destiny. James and Michal Ann were married for 32 years before her graduation to heaven in the fall of 2008. James has four adult married children and a number of grandchildren. James continues make his home in Franklin, TN.

Dr. Bill Greenman
Vice President

Dr. Bill Greenman is an ordained minister with over 37 years of experience as an associate pastor, evangelist, teacher, and counselor, and is the founder and president of Purpose International Ministries. He is also a successful businessman whose career has included startups, network marketing, publishing, corporate administration, and major event production. Bill has traveled internationally as a conference speaker and coach in both Christian and business circles. He was a professional trapeze artist and acrobat who then created his own circus – Circus Alleluia – which he led for 12 years as an evangelistic outreach. Bill has authored multiple books and training materials that have been used by churches and ministry schools in dozens of countries for 3 decades to teach people how to find their personal purpose and fulfill their destinies in God’s Kingdom. He is also the Chairman of the Board of a CBO in Kenya, Africa that works directly with the government, educational, business, and religious sectors of that nation.

Jeffrey Thompson

Jeffrey Thompson is the Executive Director of God Encounters, where he has served as part of the staff team for over 13 years. As an ordained minister who combines administrative and team building skills with a pastoral heart, Jeffrey carries a passion for prophetic ministry and the fire of God. Jeffrey and his wife Brooke share a love for worship and the arts, mentoring young people, and spending time in the Presence of God. They have six children: Jonathan, Katherine, David, Grace, Timothy and MaryAnna.

Dr. J. Mark Rodgers

Dr. J Mark Rogers is ordained as a minister through Encounters Network, and Mark has been a member of the EN board of directors for many years. In addition to being the Dean of the God Encounters Training eSchool, Mark has earned a Doctorate degree in Practical Ministry with the Wagner Institute in Pasadena, CA. A sixth generation resident of the Cookeville, Tennessee area, Mark has had an architectural practice there for many years. Mark and his wife Paula have two living children, Alex and Seanne, and a daughter Mary Lee Rodgers who lives in Heaven.

Mark Roye

Mark Roye, with his wife Susie, is the founding director of BloodnFire San Antonio and the International Director of Compassion Acts. Mark is devoted to compassion ministry and faith based social services fulltime, and has been in full-time ministry for 29 years. He is an ordained minister and certified Red Cross Chaplains. Utilizing his extensive experience in disaster relief and delivering humanitarian aid, Mark networks, collaborates, and partners with Somebody Cares America founded by Doug Stringer and the network of BloodnFire Ministries founded by David VanCronkhite. Mark and Susie are the parents of three girls, Ashley, Emiley and Bonnie, and have a son Jordan.

Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Alves

Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Alves, Founder of Increase International, is motivated by an unquenchable passion for God, and has invested her life in teaching believers how to hear His voice and how to prophesy in His name. She has been involved in working with business and governments since the early ’80s. Beth has ministered globally, speaking and prophesying at schools, seminaries and conferences. Her books include Becoming The Mighty Warrior: A Guide to Effective Prayer, which has become a classic and is still in first place of prayer for Regal Publishing. Beth has taught at Christ for the Nations. She is a member of the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders (ACPE), and the prophetic and apostolic roundtables headed by MorningStar Ministries. She completed a fourteen-year term on the International Board of Directors for Aglow International. She currently resides in Texas.

Jon Hamill

Jon Hamill and his wife Jolene are the founders of Lamplighter Ministries and the International Directors of Prayer Storm. He is a passionate follower of Jesus Christ and loves to share His heart and word all around the world. Jon and Jolene served for 7 years as leaders with both the Reformation Prayer Network  (RPN), founded by Dr. Cindy Jacobs, and the Heartland Apostolic Prayer Network (HAPN), founded by Dr. John Benefiel. They are also part of the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders. Jon and Jolene are the authors of the book Crown and Throne: A Field Guide to Spiritual Revolution. Ordained by James W. Goll on Pentecost 2010, their ministry is aligned with Global Spheres under Chuck Pierce.

Apostolic Advisors

Dr. Ché Ahn Harvest International Ministries
Dr. Don Finto Caleb Company
Dr. Mahesh Chavda All Nations Church
John Sandford Elijah House