Sarah Manson

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Sarah Teaches
  • Immanuel Day
  • Immanuel Journaling
  • Joy Starts Here
  • Living Relationally
  • Forming
  • Listening for Heaven’s Sake
  • Facing Life’s Losses
  • Restarting
  • Transformational Living in Christ

Sarah has been married for over 30 years to her high school sweetheart, Doug. They are both Florida natives and live in Tampa where they raised their two boys. She has worked in the real estate and marketing fields. After a season of being a stay at home mom, she worked as a pastoral counselor for New Beginnings Church and Counseling Center. Sarah has earned a master’s degree in Christian counseling. She enjoys helping people heal from brokenness and have greater intimacy with the Lord through prayer ministry and teaching.

David Takle


David is an ordained minister living in High Point, North Carolina. David is the author of several books devoted to spiritual growth and development, and is also the creator of Forming: Change by Grace, a very experiential course in Christian formation. David holds a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary with a concentration in Christian Formation.

David trained with Shepherd’s House in Pasadena and worked with their staff for nearly ten years. That experience provided him with unique exposure to the latest advances in the Christian understanding of human development and the ways God intended for us to grow and mature both as Christians and as human beings.

Chaney Mullins


Chaney Mullins is a graduate of the University of Virginia, majoring in Architectural History and Sociology and later a fellow at the John Jay Institute.  She is a co-founder of the US branch of the Amore Project, a theology of the body based ministry.  She now works in a non-profit providing medical care for underserved pregnant women. Chaney is passionate about building community and helping people see God in everyday life. She particularly enjoys transferring the dreams of visionary leaders into tangible, practical plans of action. 

Anne Doggett

Anne Teaches
  • Immanuel Journaling

Anne is married with four grown children and three grandchildren. She has been an autism teacher with Fairfax County Public Schools since 2000, and before that traveled with her foreign service officer husband, being a mom and also teaching various students and subjects in Niger, Egypt, Côte d'Ivoire and Zimbabwe. She attends and leads worship at Christ Our Shepherd Church on Capitol Hill in D.C., and participates in ASK Network, a prayer fellowship that intercedes for the church, our communities, our nation and the nations of the world. She began attending Life Model classes in 2012, and particularly loves the focus on connection and community. Connecting with Jesus and with others—this is our hope for healing in our deepest, most stubborn places.

Sam Stalcup

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Sam Teaches
  • Belonging
  • Forming
  • Listening for Heaven's Sake
  • Living Relationally
  • Restarting
  • Theophostic Prayer

Sam is married to Betsy Stalcup and they have lived in Reston, VA since 1991, where they raised their three children. Sam has worked for Northrop Grumman for 20 years and then at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC. He is now retired. Raised in McLean, and except for a five year “vacation” in the San Francisco Bay area, Sam has lived in Northern Virginia his whole life and except for that “vacation” has attended Church of the Apostles Anglican since 1978. He loves teaching Life Model classes. He has been a Theophostic Prayer minister for many years and has lead a men's Theophostic Prayer ministry group.