Justin Braun

Discipleship pastor

Helping our church continually discover the amazing reality of following after Jesus, Justin integrates together the individual ministries of our church to provide a foundation of community and learning for everyone. Justin received his Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, emphasizing in Leadership Studies and Pastoral Counseling. Justin is married to Emily and they reside here in Napoleon. Justin enjoys all things competition, as well as going on evening walks with Emily and their two dogs, Apollos and Duke. You can reach Justin at

Rebekah Caryer

coordinator & treasurer

Rebekah joined the NapNaz staff in 2018 and has a desire to see people connected here at NapNaz. Rebekah coordinates our volunteers for First Impressions, and assists in a variety of other roles here at NapNaz. She and her husband, Cameron, have four children. You can reach Rebekah at

Sarah Desgrange

Worship Director

Sarah's love for Jesus and music helps to lead people into God's presence during our services. She assists and leads various aspects of our worship and youth ministries. Sarah and her husband, Jeremy, have four boys. You can reach Sarah at

Britni Dooley

Family pastor

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Dave Dooley

Associate Pastor

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Janae Elling

children's director

Janae loves children and her desire is to see them know Jesus at an early age. She is a 2013 graduate of Northwest State Community College with a degree in PreKindergarten and Program Administration. Janae has been on staff at NapNaz since 2012. She and her husband, Cody, and three children, live in Napoleon. You can reach Janae at

Ben Hartford

Lead Pastor

Ben's heart is to lead people into the presence of God in both worship and teaching. He has a passion to see people come to the full knowledge of Jesus' saving grace. Ben is a graduate of New Life School of Worship, Colorado Springs, CO, and holds a bachelor's degree in Pastoral Leadership from Nazarene Bible College. Continually looking for ways the church can serve and love beyond the walls of NapNaz, Ben works to bring the body of Christ to the surrounding community. Ben, his wife, Kristin, and their three children reside in Napoleon. You can often find them gardening and landscaping all around their house. You can reach Ben at

Candy Heath

office administrator

Candy has a deep passion for seeing the ministries of NapNaz grow by helping with general office needs, connecting people with each other and Christ. Her passion is to see the Kingdom of God grow and souls won to Jesus Christ. Candy and her husband Greg live in Napoleon with their son, Jacob. They also have two married children and six grandchildren. Candy enjoys spending time with her family, crafting and music. You can reach Candy at