THE STAFF

Donovan Christian - Lead Pastor / Elder
Donovan is married to his sweet and lovely wife Shelly. He also has two incredible sons, Caleb and Luke. He has a Bachelors in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University and a Masters of Divinity from Phoenix Seminary. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, mountain biking and most sports. He also likes good BBQ, dabbling with photography and the word “wonky.”
Shelly Christian - Children's Director
Shelly is an Arizona native who can’t imagine living anywhere else. She married her high school sweetheart and has two boys. They love playing games and watching movies. Camping is a favorite pastime and traveling to explore new places. Shelly has her Bachelors in Psychology from Grand Canyon University. She desires for kids at Expedition to understand that God loves them and that they are an important part of our church family!
America Benitz - Office Assistant
I have been volunteering at Expedition for youth ministry for a couple of years now. I love playing sports especially volleyball. I have two dogs who are my world and best friends. In my free time I like to listen to music, go paddle boarding and or go fishing with my siblings.  

THE ELDERS

 
Donovan Christian
donovan@expedition.church
 
 
Jim Graham
602-390-4068
 
 
Clayton Nutter
602-320-1282
 
 
Garth Linkey
602-920-5325
 
 
Gary Jones
530-640-3770