Our Staff

Curtis Mulder

Curtis Mulder

Co-pastor / Co-founder (teaching, discipleship, worship)

Curtis has been in vocational ministry since 1994. He is Canadian – a fact he mentions far too frequently in sermons – and he has two amazing daughters, Kyra (b.1998) at UNC Chapel Hill, and Megan (b.2000) at NC State. He loves to fish and read. He is a big believer that following Jesus is primarily about getting better at being human. If you attend on a Sunday morning and are not inspired somehow to be a better human, the Way-of-Christ was likely not preached.   

CJ Stephens

CJ Stephens

Co-pastor / Co-founder (teaching, discipleship, missions)

CJ has been married to his wife, Holly, since 2003. He is father to 2 beautiful children (Abby b.2008, Noah b.2010). He grew up playing pretty much every sport possible imaginable, and has a HUGE love for Soccer. CJ graduated with a Masters Degree in Biblical Languages from GTU in Berkeley, CA … and he loves AMC’s The Walking Dead. While those 2 facts are not connected in any way, they offer strong evidence of good balance in his life.  

Lindsay Stevenson

Lindsay Stevenson

Kids Ministry Coordinator

Lindsay is a former elementary and preschool teacher who loves to help children understand their value and point them toward the love of God. She is married to Luke and has two children, Nathan and Lydia. She loves to read, quote Home Alone, take walks, drive on country roads, and be on the water. She believes making a difference in this world is less about big gestures and more about simple acts of love right where you are.  

Seth Garcia

Seth Garcia

Youth Ministry

Seth Garcia graduated from Harding University in May of 2017 with a degree in Bible and Ministry and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity. He and his wife, Molly, have been married since June of 2018. Seth is passionate about ministry and feels called to follow the Spirit and help bring renewal to all things. When Seth isn’t at Ekklesia, he enjoys drinking a cold sodie pop, reading a good book, or catching reruns of Seinfeld.  

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