We Are A Team of Local and Foreign Leaders Dedicated to Discipleship.
Because Terebinth is a Discipleship Ministry, we believe in a global church effort. Each foreign staff is paired with at least one Ugandan for mutual training and discipleship.
Kent NolleyTerebinth Ministries Executive Director
Kent recognized the need of local pastors and church leaders to be instructed in Scripture. Kent and his family moved to Gulu, Uganda in 2015 and started the Terebinth School of Discipleship. As the executive director, his vision is to enable local leadership to run a self-sustaining ministry and to lead by example.
Jonathan CoupalTerebinth Ministries Assistant Director
Jon has long felt called to African missions work. He and his wife, Kristin, moved to Uganda in 2016. He is passionate about teaching the Bible and training local pastors. He leads the Terebinth School of Discipleship and develops the TSD teaching/workbook curriculum.
Kristin CoupalTerebinth Ministries Lead Administrator
Kristin has wanted to be a missionary as long as she can remember. She and Jon moved to Uganda in January of 2016. She is a registered nurse who helps lead and train the Terebinth Clinic team. She also oversees the accounting and Human Resources sections of Terebinth Ministries.
From 2013 to 2016, Luke served in a ministry in Chihuahua, Mexico, seeking to further the kingdom of God within the nation of the Tarahumara Indians. Now Luke has joined the Terebinth team to help lead and teach the school of Discipleship and the Widows’ Ministry.
Matthew, Noelle, and their two little girls Emma and Madeline, are Colorado natives. Their son, Noah, was born in Gulu in May of 2018. Matt works with the school of Discipleship and with Dream Center staff. He and Noelle live at the Dream Center site and disciple the staff and community there.
Cassie has loved Uganda since the first time she visited. She’s been on several short-term trips and began praying for an opportunity to live and work with the people she loves full time. She joined the Team in November 2019 using her God-given talents to share the work God is doing in northern Uganda.