Staff

Josh Benadum

South CT Leader

Josh grew up in Columbus but spent high school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia where his parents had moved to become missionaries. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2010 with a degree in International Studies and is working on a Masters of Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife Meri are expecting their first child this year. He's been doing high school ministry since 2007. Contact Josh

Nick Hetrick

North CT Leader

Nick is a teacher and home church consultant at Xenos. He and his wife Lesley have been leading high school and college home churches together since 2006, and he joined Xenos staff full-time in 2012. Originally from Sylvania, Ohio, Nick has a Ph.D. in English from Ohio State and is working on an M.A. in Christian Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and Lesley have two children, Zoe and Murphy.

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Brian Adams

Administrator/Epic Director 

Brian is an administrator of  the college and high school ministry as well as the Director of our camp, Epic. He is originally from San Antonio, TX and grew up in Columbus. He has been working with Xenos since 2011, and joined Xenos staff full-time in 2013. In 2014, he married his wife, Katie. Brian has been leading in the high school group since 2011 and in the college group since 2013. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a B.S. in Social Work in 2014.

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Kristen Burton

Event Coordinator

Kristen has been working with Xenos since the summer of 2014. She graduated from high school in 2013 and came right back into the high school ministry to serve as a home church leader. Kristen has been leading in the college group since 2014 and is currently studying to be a nurse. 

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Shane Coulter

 

College-High Admin

Shane has been working for Xenos since 2016. He graduated from Westerville North in 2013, and is currently pursuing a BS in Chemistry from Ohio State. Shane has been leading in the college group since 2016 and the high school group since 2014. He enjoys birding. 

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