meet the staff

Nate Nicholson - Chapter Director

Nate grew up in Highland Village, Texas and is a graduate from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Youth and Family Ministry. After graduating college, he attended the Kanakuk Institute in Branson, Missouri. Nate has spent four summers working at Kanakuk Kamps, where he discovered his passion for discipleship and working with students. He has also spent time working in youth ministries at the Branch Church in Farmers Branch, Texas and Woodland Hills in Branson, Missouri. Nate is positive and humble. He is enthusiastic about teaching the Bible and building relationships with people.

Call Nate: (972) 358- 4372

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Mitchell Dorris - men's Director

Mitchell is from Shreveport, Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in Economics. Upon graduation, Mitchell started his Masters of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mitchell discovered his passion for student ministry through his experience as a counselor at Pine Cove Shores and as an intern with Christ Chapel Bible Church in Aledo, TX. He hopes to use his theological education to equip students in their walks with the Lord and demonstrate the great joy experienced in a relationship with Christ.


Emory Wall - Women's Director

Emory grew up in Colleyville, TX and attended Baylor University where she was first introduced to KLIFE Ministries. She graduated with a degree in Child & Family Studies and went on to work in Children's Ministry before joining KLIFE Ministries. Emory grew up attending Pine Cove Christian Camps and spent a summer working as a counselor. In September of 2016, Emory married her husband Chandler. Emory is engaging, an acvitvator, and creative.


Sarah Richardson - Women's Director

Sarah Richardson grew up in Colleyville, Texas and is a graduate from Texas A&M University with a degree in Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences. She grew up attending Pine Cove Christian Camps and spent a summer working as a counselor. She also spent four summers working as a whitewater rafting guide at Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting & Adventure Company where she discovered her love for working with youth. Sarah is passionate, adaptable, and humble. She is eager to give KLIFE her all and to do whatever needs to be done to help Fort Worth KLIFE carry out our mission and vision. 

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Kenzie Cimpl - Women’s Director

Kenzie is from Dallas, Texas and is a graduate from Baylor University where she received a degree in Corporate Communications. She has spent her summers working for Kanakuk and Pine Cove where she served as a counselor and came to find her love for others to know and experience the joy of following Christ. Before working for KLIFE, Kenzie interned at Precept Ministries International where she was trained to teach the Bible and equip others in their studies.  Kenzie’s upbeat personality is contagious and she is excited to dive in with KLIFE Fort Worth. 

meet the board

The KLIFE Board is comprised of couples within the community looking to partner with KLIFE in its active pursuit of Christ. These couples serve to assist the ministry by faithfully praying, supporting, and assisting the ministry. Each board member is actively engaged in the ministry.

Molly and Tom Hardgrove Board Presidents


Macy and James Hill


Kristi and Walter Floyd


Karen and Matt Johnson


Ashley and Corey Hawkins


Sarah and Chris Klein


Jodi and Todd Spake


Pam and Jamie Packer

Tisha and Link Moore