Gary DeLashmutt - Founder
Gary is a Dwell founder and CT teacher. An author, he also teaches a Homiletics Workshop and other training courses in Xenos. He and his wife, Bev, lead a home group and have raised up leaders and planted several home churches over the years. Gary holds a B.A. in history from Ohio State and an M.A. from Ashland Theological Seminary.
Dennis McCallum - Founder
Dennis is a lecturer, an author of several books, a teacher of leadership classes, a leader and teacher at the Campus Bible Study near Ohio State. As home group leaders, he and his wife, Holly, have raised up leaders and planted several college home churches. Dennis holds a B.A. in history from Ohio State and an M.A. from Ashland Theological Seminary.
Conrad Hilario - Senior Pastor
Conrad leads one of the most dynamic spheres in our campus ministry. He has successfully planted a number of home churches and he has raised up numerous other home church leaders. Conrad also completed his M.A. and teaches Xenos' Leadership Training Class. Conrad and his wife Hilary have two children.
Jim Leffel - Pastor
Jim teaches Central Teachings and some Dwell classes. He and his wife, Linda, have raised up leaders and planted several home churches since 1990. Jim received a B.A. in philosophy at Ohio State, and an M.A. in philosophy of religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jim is an author and former college lecturer.
Ryan Lowery - Senior Pastor
Ryan oversees all of Adult Ministry in Xenos. Ryan grew up in Columbus, graduated with a B.A. in history from Ohio State, and received a masters from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Ryan came to Christ through Xenos' high school ministry in 1994, and has been learning about God and trying to grow with Him ever since. He and his wife Jess have two children and live in Westerville where they lead a home group. Ryan spends most of his time working with his sphere's home group leaders, preparing classes and teaching.
Scott Risley - Elder & Senior Sphere Leader
Scott has been part of the college ministry since 1996. He married his wife Chris in 2003 and they have two children. Before coming on staff as a sphere leader with the college group Scott studied computer science engineering at OSU and worked for several years in software consulting. He also earned an M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Scott currently serves as an elder, oversees a sphere of college and high school home groups, teaches one of the college central teachings and also teaches a number of different classes at Xenos.