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Who We Are

Meet the 95Network Team

Led by a team of phenomenal pastors who have years of experience and success in leading small churches, we are passionate about seeing churches increase health, grow, and get access to BIG resources.

Dale Sellers

Executive Director

Dale Sellers has been in ministry for 36 years and is dedicated to helping small and mid-size churches get healthy. He launched Dale Sellers Leadership, Inc. in March 2014 to assist organizations in the areas of leadership, inspiration and evangelism. Since then, he's had a wide variety of coaching and consulting experience. He and his wife Gina have been married for 35 years. They have three daughters and two sons-in-law, and one grandchild! 

Randy Thornton

Executive Team

Randy is the founder and Senior Pastor of Grace Church in Southern Pines, NC. For over 30 years, Randy has faithfully led Grace Church, coached multiple churches to break growth barriers, and has helped establish churches and ministries internationally. He and his wife, Sarah, reside in Pinehurst, NC; they have four adult children and two amazing grandchildren.

Terry Thompson

Executive Team

With 34 years of ministry experience, Terry is the Lead Pastor of Rock Point Church in Crawfordsville, IN, and is passionate about helping small churches. He is a certified leadership coach with both Integrus and The Rainer Group. He and his wife, Kelly, have been married for over 30 years, and both love a good adventure. 

BJ Rutledge

Executive Team

BJ has been in full-time ministry for 36 years. He is the Lead Pastor at Grace Fellowship in Paradise, TX, a church commonly known as “the miracle in the cow pasture.” BJ and his wife Janet have been married over 41 years and have three grown children and five grandchildren. He's had a variety of experiences in mega churches in metropolitan areas, but intentionally transitioned to a rural setting 15 years ago and has a strong desire to help rural and small churches maximize their potential for God’s Kingdom.

Austin Savage

Director of Communications

From Normal, IL, Austin gets that ministry can sometimes feel anything but “normal.” He grew up leading in the small church his dad pastored, and has since served on the launch teams for two church plants. He holds a Communications degree from Moody Bible Institute and is passionate about seeing churches grow healthier and make a difference in their communities. Austin and his wife, Larisa, reside near Peoria, IL. 

Donna Kokes

Finance Manager

Donna has spent her entire life involved in the Church in some capacity. Family is near and dear to her heart, and she views the body of Christ as an extended part of her family. Donna and her husband, Jerry, have been married for 29 years. They have three adult children and two beautiful granddaughters. After retiring from the military, they settled in North Carolina. 

Churches we're helping

We offer grant funds to connect small and mid-size churches with BIG resources. 
Take a look at a map of the churches we're currently partnering with:

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