Our Team

A UNIQUE BLEND OF THEOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY

The Rev. Christopher J. Benek

Pastor & CEO
BA, MDIV, THM, DMIN (PHD in progress)

The Rev. Dr. Christopher Benek is the lead clergy expert in the world on Artificial Intelligence.  He is known internationally for his expertise regarding emerging technology and theology.  Rev. Benek has previously served churches in Hopewell & Ridgewood New Jersey; Greenville, Ohio; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  He holds degrees from Hiram College, Princeton Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and he is currently enrolled at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

 

He is a graduate of the world’s first ever Doctor of Ministry program focusing specifically on Science and Theology. The program was envisioned with the help of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and implemented through Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Rev. Benek currently resides in South Florida and is the 2018 Moderator of Presbytery of Tropical Florida.

 

“I believe that Christ started a redemptive process in the world that all people are invited to participate in.” – The Rev. Dr. Christopher J. Benek

 

Dr. Benek has been featured in countless media features throughout the world including: The New York Times, The Atlantic, Gizmodo, The Associated Press, Le Monde, The UK Daily Mail, Yahoo News, USA Today, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Motherboard, Russia Today, and Christianity Today.

 

Read more about Rev. Benek here

Mitchell Custenborder

Director of Financial Planning Services
BA, BS
Founder and Co-Owner of Financial Independence Advisors, LLC

Nikki Diefenbach

Director of Publications

Tanisha DuBransky

Director of Operations
BA, MA, MA, PHD
Adjunct Professor at California Lutheran University

Charles D. Fox

Director of Ideation
BA, MSME, MSAE, MSME (PHD in progress)
Former Chief Scientist & Co-Founder, Tangible Solutions Additive Manufacturing

Elias Kruger

Director of Curriculum
BA, MBA, MAT
Data Scientist at Wells Fargo Bank

David Lopez

Director of Development
BA, MA, EDD (In Progress)
Generosity Strategist at Generis, Pastor at Cornerstone Miami Church

Duncan Platt

Director of Technology
BS (MOL in progress)
CEO at Creatives Guild

Advisory Board

The Rev. Dr. Ronald Cole-Turner

BA, MDIV, PHD

Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Bruce Chen

BA, MS, EMBA, PHD

Founder & CEO at INSTO/Installments Inc.

John Nosta

BA, PHD Honoris Causa

Founder of NOSTALAB

Rev. Alan Platt

BA, DIPTH

Founder and Leader, Doxa Deo and City Changers Movement

The Rev. Dr. David A. Wilkinson

BSC, MA, PHD, PHD, FRAS

Principal, St. John’s College and Professor of Theology and Religion at Durham University

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