CA STAFF

Ben + Tya Delay

Ben Delay, along with his wife Tya, have committed their lives to following Jesus and strive to share that relationship with others. They believe they've been called not only to Transformation Church, but also to the students of Seminole, Texas. In 2011 Benjamin graduated from Rhema Bible Training College and one year later Tya graduated as well. Since graduating they've married, moved, and had their first son, Roman, who is their pride and joy.

While Ben is the full time youth pastor, Tya also serves as the Church Administrator. Their hearts are to serve God and the people He has called them to. They believe fully that Jesus Christ is the life that everyone needs.


Ryan + Chantis Larned

Ryan and his wife, Chantis reside in Tucson, Arizona with their three sons: Reggie, Isaiah and Philip.  Ryan and Chantis serve as the Assistant Pastors at Living Faith Christian Center in addition to leading an Urban Outreach Organization they founded in 2007, called Battleground City. Ryan is a FCFYN Representative and they both serve on the Staff for Camp Awakening. They are dually ordained through Living Faith Christian Center and Faith Christian Fellowship International. Ryan is a dynamic teacher and Chantis excels in the area of mentorship. Together they have established youth ministries specifically for junior and senior High School students. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their sons. They plan to continue their pursuit of excellence in ministry through coaching, discipleship and consulting in the upcoming years.


Josh + Tara Ring

Josh and Tara Ring have been married since June 12, 2010. They have a son, Gavin and baby girl, Ainsley. Josh graduated from Rhema in 2011. He has been licensed through Faith Christian Fellowship International since 2014. He and Tara currently serve as staff members at Father's House after serving as Student Ministry directors for another ministry from 2013-2015. More recently, Josh served as the Creative Director at Father's House with a focus on graphics, their website and mobile app. He and Tara will transition into a new role as the Lead Children's Ministers this year! Truly their gifts have made room for them. In addition to their duties at Father's House, Josh and Tara also serve on the Camp Awakening Staff. Camp is special to Tara because she received her heavenly language there! Their prayer is that Camp will continue to be a conduit for change in the lives of each student. The Rings reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They can be found cheering on their favorite team, THE Ohio State Buckeyes, during College Football season. 


Micheal Navarro

Mike has lived in the small town of Seminole, TX his whole life. His heart is taken by two beautiful little girls, Kamryn and Kaydence. Although Seminole’s city limits aren't very big, Mike knew his life was much bigger than himself. It wasn't until November of 2012 he realized exactly what that was when he gave his life to the Lord. He’s now Pastor Ben’s Assistant at Legacy Youth. He’s also apart of the Ministry Team at Transformation Church, where he’s over the “Local Missions” team. Mike’s greatest desire is to love on people by serving them and creating an atmosphere for them to have an experience with God that could forever change their lives.


Joshua + Annette Sowiak

Joshua and Annette Sowiak are freshly married and have recently moved to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. This is a second round in BA for Joshua, who graduated Rhema Bible College in 2007 and now where Annette is attending currently and will graduate in 2019. Joshua and Annette joined Camp Awakening staff in 2017. They have a heart to release the sound of heaven throughout every generation by raising up worship leaders and releasing the love of God in every way possible. 

Joshua has been leading worship and traveling for the last ten years. He is Currently working on a few projects and preparing with Annette for Camp Awakening! Annette is like said a student at Rhema and also working on some new worship things. They are both excited for this new season of School, travel and ministry! 


Steven + Mindy Delino

Steven and Mindy Delino are the Student Pastors of Harvest Time Students in Abbeville, LA. Steven has grown up in Abbeville and is a graduate of Abbeville High School. He attended ICIBC Bible College and graduated with a Diploma in Theology. Steven works in full time ministry at their home church, Harvest Time. Mindy is from New Iberia, a town about 20 miles East of Abbeville. She is a graduate of New Iberia Senior High and has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Louisiana Lafayette. Mindy’s occupation is in management and sales. They have two beautiful children, Evan and Jaiden Claire. Their passion to lead the next generation is contagious with Jesus as the core focus.