Our Staff

Pastor Daniel Kolenda
Russell and Brooke Benson - Executive Pastors of Nations Church Orlando
Dan and Jen Young - Next Gen Pastors of Nations Church Orlando
Levi and Shawna Stewart - Discipleship Pastors of Nations Church Orlando
Travis Hunter - Campus Pastor of Nations Church Orlando
Campus Pastor Darrin Vaughan of Nations Church Orlando
Creative Pastor Scott Howe of Nations Church Orlando
Youth Pastor Juan Rodriguez
Staff of Nations Church Orlando talking in Launch Service

Board of Trustees

The board of Trustees of Nations Church shall be the corporate board who oversee the finances and direct the provision of the facilities needed by the church. They will serve the church by assuring compliance with the Church’s management policies and procedures and by approving an annual budget and other major financial commitments of the church. They also provide counsel to the Senior Leadership team regarding the major financial commitments of the church. The Trustees shall have the final authority solely over affairs pertaining to corporate matters of the church.


    • Daniel Kolenda
    • Russell Benson
    • Peter Vandenberg
    • Andrew Colby
    • Craig Cook
    • Aaron Burke
    • Jonathan Stockstill

Board of Advisors

The board of Advisors shall provide apostolic oversight in an advisory role to the Senior Pastor and are charged with protecting the church through counsel and prayer. The Advisors shall be willing to provide spiritual protection to the church. They may be called in to help in accountability matters relating to the Senior Pastor if requested. An Advisor must fit the Biblical qualifications of an elder according to 1 Timothy 3:2-7. The Advisors shall have the heart of the Senior Pastor and the Church members.


    • KC Craichy
    • Jamie and Caroline Sumner
    • Jim and Kathy Leamon

Honorary Pastors

    • John and Evette Shiver
    • Daniel Kolenda Sr
    • Paul Maurer
    • Jeri Hill
    • Chris Mikkelson
    • Roy Fields