The Center for Online Evangelism Team

Meet the COE Team

Seventh-day adventists dedicated to the online mission field.

Our dedicated workers are each Seventh-day Adventist professionals that have demonstrated expertise in their respective industries. They have chosen to devote a sizable part of their commercial careers to the Center for Online Evangelism in order to help spread the Gospel to the online mission field.

Dave Sharpe

Deputy director

In 1995 Dave left his job with a mail order house and started building websites for clients. He has been involved in online marketing ever since. Core skills include content marketing, direct response copywriting, SEO and email marketing.

Tina Gennette

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Tina holds a degree in Data Management and has been working in the accounting and technology field for over a decade. She has worked for both corporate and non-profit agencies. Core skills include administrative, accounting, budgets, database management, strong written communications, project management, research and grant writing.

Stephen Lee

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Stephen has been marketing the everlasting gospel globally since 2010. Producing media media content and executing modern evangelism strategies, he aspires to make the gospel go viral in the 21st century. Core skills include brand marketing strategy, sales,team success management, project management, and technology implementation.

Wendy Cacka

WEB DEVELOPER

Wendy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 2001. From that time on, she has professionally developed a wide range of websites. Core skills include WordPress programming, PHP, HTML and CSS.

Kim Wagner

SEO MANAGER

Kim has been working in the SEO industry since 2013. She leads the SEO team and trains new employees and interns that work in this area. Core skills include technical SEO, on-page SEO, keyword research, online marketing strategy, and social media strategy.

Elaineliz Asumen

SEO SPECIALIST

Elaineliz has been working in the digital space since 2012, and is COE’s resident YouTube expert. Along with her SEO skills she is proficient in social media strategy and video editing and production.

Stephanie Bergsma

SEO SPECIALIST

Stephanie is passionate about good User Experience and believes that nothing should stop anyone from accessing important information online. Her core skills include internal linking, content review, technical SEO audits, and on-page SEO. She also enjoys teaching beginner SEO and sharing why it is crucial for effectively spreading the gospel online.

Joseph Zachariah Gaurav

SEO SPECIALIST

Joseph has been working in the SEO world since 2015, primarily with ecommerce and SaaS projects. He also has significant experience with A/B testing and pay-per-click ad development, along with managing several campaigns. He enjoys having the opportunity to put these skills to use in ministry through his work at COE.

Jeannette Owens

SEO SPECIALIST

Jeannette has been steeped in digital marketing and web content development since 2009. She is passionate about analytics and user-centered first websites. Her experience includes technical SEO, web accessibility, and UX/UI optimization. Having discovered the truth through online search in 2019, she is passionate about helping others to find the gospel online.

Amy Prindle

CONTENT STRATEGIST

Amy has been a writing and editing professional since 2010. She has worked as a managing editor for a union paper and later incorporated an online copywriting business. For COE she leads the team of writers, creating and finalizing content for a variety of projects.

Hannah Robinson

CONTENT STRATEGIST

Hannah graduated from Southern Adventist University with a bachelor’s degree in English, with an emphasis in writing. All throughout college she worked as a writing tutor, especially enjoying the process of helping students critically evaluate and improve their work. Core skills include content creation, copy editing, and topical research.

Arnaldo Oliveira

PROJECT MANAGER

Rock Deche Kai

RWANDA STUDENT COORDINATOR, WRITER, SEO SPECIALIST

Rock works with the Center for Online Evangelism’s students enrolled under our Digital Evangelism Project. He makes sure they are on track with their courses and assignments and have access to the tools and information they need to complete the digital marketing training requirements. He also has experience in marketing and team leadership and has demonstrated skills in SEO and content creation.

Lauren McKinny

WRITER

Lauren has a Master’s in English from Claremont Graduate University. She has helped other writers with critical thinking and analysis for 8+ years. Her core skills include copyediting, research, and content creation. She enjoys learning about theology and how to make these topics accessible and enjoyable for online readers.

Jennifer Burkes

WRITER

Jennifer has been involved in online writing projects for many years. She received her Bachelor’s in English with a Creative Writing emphasis from Southern Oregon University. She appreciates the collaborative writing process at the Center for Online Evangelism, combining the strengths of each person in order to produce content that can lead readers to get to know Jesus.

Joy Inyele

WRITER

Joy comes to COE from the Writing and Publishing program at Hartland College. She has demonstrated remarkable skill in the interpretation of complex biblical concepts and explains them in ways the average online reader can understand. Core skills include copy editing and developmental editing.

Bob Dale

WRITER

John Huynh

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Zariah Wilbur

INTERN - GRAPHIC DESIGN

Marcel Ngabo

INTERN - WEB DEVELOPMENT

Sib Mburano

INTERN - WEB DEVELOPMENT

Mugisha Jean

INTERN - SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

Daniel Nsanzabandi

INTERN - SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

Emmanuel Gashema

INTERN - SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

Amani Claude

INTERN - SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

Gilbert Tumusifu

INTERN - SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

Jackson Nizeyimana

INTERN - SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)