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Shepherd in Action, Grace Cabalka

December 6, 2022
Grace Cabalka, Spiritual Director, Mentor, Blogger, and Speaker, entered Holly’s life nearly 30 years ago when they both attended the same church. Grace’s influence deepened in an exceptionally impactful way when she became the Director of Women’s Ministries and Holly participated in a weekly…

Shepherd in Action, Stephen Kaiss

November 1, 2022
Stephen Kaiss, Executive Director of Metro Maryland Youth for Christ, and his leadership team are dear Presence Point partners. They have been committed to implementing the shepherd leadership concept since our first workshop with their team several years ago and have not only connected…

Shepherd in Action, Judy Phillips

October 4, 2022
Whether at camp shepherding teens in a mental health care capacity or lovingly being a shepherd-grandmother to her five-year-old grandson with special needs, Judy Phillips has a gift for serving and sacrificing for those she encounters. She personifies shepherd leader and that is why…

Shepherd in Action, Roger Spradlin

September 6, 2022
Roger Spradlin is Senior Pastor of Valley Baptist Church in Bakersfield, California. He’s served in that role since the church began in 1985 and his commitment to teach the Bible through accurate and relevant exposition has never wavered. Earlier this year, Roger experienced a…

Shepherd in Action, Tracy Matthews

August 9, 2022
Tracy Mathews, self-proclaimed “pioneer, entrepreneur, and shepherd of the spiritual journey,” is Holly’s guest in this Shepherds in Action interview. The Executive Director of Attune, a ministry devoted to helping teams cultivate spiritually attuned leadership, Tracy occupies a special place in how Provision, Protection,…

Shepherd in Action, Mike Bennett

July 4, 2022
Mike Bennett is the bi-vocational Senior Pastor at The Barn church in Grass Valley, California, and he came into Doug and Holly’s life just in time – in God’s timing, of course. Now the Culhane’s local pastor, this church plant was born out of…

Shepherd in Action, Dr. Dave Rahn

June 7, 2022
Dr. Dave Rahn and Holly have known each other through Youth for Christ circles for years, but have developed a rich friendship as she and Doug have walked the shepherd leadership road. Now retired, he spent years working in the youth ministry space and…

Shepherd in Action, Howard Porter

May 3, 2022
Holly often refers to her dear friend, Howard Porter, as a serial entrepreneur. Among a number of ventures that he’s started, funded, or supported, he’s currently Chairman of Global K9 Companies. He’s walked with the Culhanes on the Presence Point journey from the very…

Shepherd in Action, Paula Cowan

April 5, 2022
I was first introduced to Paula Cowan more than 20 years ago. We attended the same church, where I witnessed her on the stage adding her exceptional violinist skills to a number of Sunday morning worship moments, as well as to special events. Then,…

Shepherd in Action, Luc Dushimerugaba

March 1, 2022
Luc Dushimerugaba, Deputy National Director of Youth For Christ/Rwanda and YFCI/East Africa Regional Director, is a long-time supporter of the shepherd leadership message, connecting with the Culhanes early in their Presence Point journey. With that in mind, it was a uniquely special moment when…

Shepherd in Action, Bobby Arkills

February 1, 2022
When you’ve served on a Board together, trained in an individual’s ministry environment, and spent time with the people on a leader’s team, you may know more about them than you ever desired!  But.... in the case of Bobby Arkills, Executive Director of Tacoma Area Youth…

Shepherd in Action, Edwin Supo

January 4, 2022
It was a Divinely-inspired conversation with Edwin Supo during a break at a workshop in Orlando, Florida, that drew us toward this interview. Then it was learning more about what he did, where he did it, and how he did it, as Associate Director of Volunteer and…
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