OUR LEADERSHIP

The Cooking Crew.

Yes, the lunatics really do run the asylum at Kauai Christian Fellowship.

The following are sketches of the various folks who are serving our community by cooking up hot, delicious and  imaginative ways to connect people to Jesus.

Elder Team
Rick Bundschuh

Rick Bundschuh

Elder / Teaching Pastor / Resident Trouble Maker / The Gas

Rick serves as Teaching Pastor and resident Trouble Maker. He is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to reach people for Christ. He is passionate about God, his wife Lauren, his four kids, surfing, cartooning, writing and telling people about Jesus.

He is also a prolific author and has published many books on spirituality and parenting. If you need the truth bat, he’s your man.

Rick lives in Koloa with his wife Lauren.

Email:  rickbundschuh@mac.com

Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson

Elder / Teaching Pastor / Theology Enthusiast / The Listening Ear

Steve is the founding Pastor of the North Shore Christian Fellowship (AKA The Tent Church) which has now joined forces with Kauai Christian Fellowship to be our North Campus.

Steve serves as  Teaching Pastor, resident scholar and all around great guy.

Steve lives in Kilauea with his wife Tricia.

Email: steve@kauaichristian.org

Mike Wellman

Mike Wellman

Elder/ Discipleship Pastor / Surf Legend / Motorcycle Racer / Beard & Pickleball Enthusiast

One of the founding leaders of Kauai Christian Fellowship, Mike has always been bi-vocational mixing his skill in surfboard building and wave riding with a deep desire to see believers become disciples of Christ.

Mike and Susie share their love nest in Kalaheo with a herd of weenie dogs.

Email: mike@kauaichristian.org 

 

Dain Spore

Dain Spore

Elder / Teaching Pastor / Utility Guy / Crying Enthusiast

Handling duties of Teaching Pastor, Base Camp Overseer, and Worship Leader, Dain’s infectious warmth and constant stream of encouraging words makes him tons of fun to be around. Also, he cries a lot – usually tears of joy.

Dain really enjoys surfing and following football, but his greatest love is his wife Tessie and their two kids. Dain trades worship and teaching duties back and forth with Jeremy, Mason, doing worship and Adam, Rick and Steve in teaching. If you need a hug, he’s your man.

Adam Ayers

Adam Ayers

Elder/ Teaching Pastor / Discipleship Pastor / Coffee cup in the hand enthusiast

Adam serves as Teaching Pastor and Discipleship Pastor and is our resident professor. He spends his days (and nights) with a cup of coffee in hand discipling many of our young adults.

He is also an author, musician, painter, story-teller, and vinyl enthusiast and has  Phd from Fuller Theological Seminary.

Adam lives with his wife Wendy in Kapaa.

Email: adam@kauaichristian.org

Jeremy Hartshorn

Jeremy Hartshorn

Elder / Connections Pastor / Worship Director / Resident Songwriter / No-Hair Enthusiast

Prolific, talented, energetic – these are just a few apt descriptions of our Pastor of Worship Arts – Jeremy Hartshorn. Jeremy is our primary worship leader and is in charge of worship team development.  He is a prolific songwriter  who’s original worship songs are currently making their way around the globe. 

 In his “spare time” he runs a non-profit music education facility called Bandwagon Music Center where he teaches kids to rock after school.

He lives in Kapaa with his wife Julie and their four kids.

Email: jeremy@kauaichristian.org

Don Tofte

Don Tofte

Legacy Elder

Don has been ministering on Kauai since 1979. He and his wife Barbara moved here from Santa Cruz, California to help start a church in Hanalei. They have two kids and a grandson. Don has been in leadership at North Shore Christian Church since it’s beginning and has a heart for world missions and the island of Kauai.

Now, as an older elder (white hair..been there/done that) with Kauai Christian Fellowship he enjoys greeting people each Sunday and serving where ever possible.

Email: don@kauaichristian.org 

Pastors

Tony Leair

Tony Leair

Youth School Pastor - South Campus / Hair Enthusiast

 Leading the charge with High School students is Tony Leair. A transplant from the frigid winters of Minnesota, Tony was an intern at KCF while a college student and is now back in the role of big cheese.

Tony makes his home in Omao along with Tatiana his new bride. 

Sarah Hill

Sarah Hill

Youth Pastor - North Campus / Make-Up Enthusiast

 Sarah brings her devotion, skill and dedication to youth into play primarily at our North Campus and works to develop powerful outreach to girls and women not only on Kauai but all around the nation and as part of the Bethany Hamilton Foundation board.

Sarah lives in Kilauea.

Email: sarah@kauaichristian.org

Mason Bundschuh

Mason Bundschuh

Artist Community Pastor / Worship Leader / Furry Face Enthusiast

With a long history playing guitar in rock bands and an uncanny talent for writing novels and short stories, Mason guides and trains the musicians at our North Shore campus and trades off with Jeremy and John Enns taking worship leading duties at both campus locations as well as juggles in his daddy duties with four young kids.

Mason lives in Kilauea with his wife Billie and their four children.

Email: mason@kauaichristian.org

Darren Cote

Darren Cote

Sports Pastor / Ball Chasing Enthusiast

Darren is the man in charge of the KCF Southside Sports Center and it’s his job to be the connection between folks coming to improve their physical well being but who even more need their souls to get healthy.

Darren and his family live in Poipu.

Email: darren@kauaichristian.com

Jenna Marshall

Jenna Marshall

Children's Ministry Director / Kids Pastor / Unicorn

After graduating from Moody Bible Institute, Jenna headed over to Kauai to care and invest in the keikis! She found her passion for children’s ministry while working at summer camps and knew she wanted to bring that same fun and discipleship to the local church.

Jenna and her husband live in Kalaheo. And when they’re not hanging with kids they’re lounging on the beach, paddle boarding or drinking coffee!

Email: jenna@kauaichristian.org

Jon Enns

Jon Enns

Table Tennis Aficionado/Pondering Enthusiast/Assistant Worship Director

A college friend of Tony’s from the frozen plains of Canada, with his own plethora of silly quirks and oddities, Jon has been on Kauai since 2012 and leads worship primarily on the south side while developing worship leaders in the high school youth group. 
He also leads the south side high school bible study alongside Tony and some really good friends. 

He introverts/lives in Lawai with the Harris Hanai Crew.

Email: jon@kauaichristian.org

Deacons

Joe McEvoy

Joe McEvoy

Deacon / The Money Guy / aka “No Way Jose”

Email: joe@kauaichristian.org

Mark Gauthier

Mark Gauthier

Deacon

 

Email: mark@kauaichristian.org 

Kellie McEvoy

Kellie McEvoy

Office Manager / Deacon / Animal Trainer / Coffee Drinker

Kellie manages the office and trains the monkeys at the KCF Zoo. She is the one to go to if you really need to know anything.

Kellie lives in Koloa with her husband Joe.

Email: kellie@kauaichristian.org

Lucas Grimaud

Lucas Grimaud

Storyteller / Media Director/ Deacon / Movie Buff

After graduating from Biola University’s film school in Southern California, Lucas moved to Kauai to serve as the resident storyteller and media director for KCF. You can often find him working behind the scenes with a camera in hand. 

He lives in the church sound booth. (Don’t be afraid to stop by and say “hi” on Sunday morning.)

Email: lucas@kauaichristian.org