Staff

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Frank Venable

Pastor

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I graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in American Studies and from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. I share in preaching, worship leadership, small group ministry, missions and evangelism, and general needs of our church family. In my free time, I enjoy volleyball, tennis, playing the guitar, and cycling.

My wife Leslie and I have two children, Megan and Catie.

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Corey Whittaker

Youth Pastor

Office: 919-489-1711
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Website: coreywhitt.wix.com/christiancounseling

I joined the CTK staff in 2001 as the Youth Pastor. I graduated from Roanoke College with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and from Trinity School of Ministry in 1995 with a Masters in Missions and Evangelism in Youth Ministry. I have served in churches in Pennsylvania and Ohio prior to coming to CTK. Recently, I completed my MA in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Along with Youth Ministry, I preach regularly, work with the Men's Ministry, lead small groups and provide pastoral care and counseling.

My wife Lisa and I have been married for over 20 years and we have two teenagers, Jacob and Becca.

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Meg Franks

Director of Children's Ministry

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I joined our staff as our Director of Children's Ministry in December 2013. I've been an active member at CTK since 1995, serving in various music and children’s ministries. I earned my Bachelor of Music Education degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and have been a piano instructor and music teacher with Durham and Wake County Schools. I have a heart for children, a passion for teaching and a deep desire to follow where God is leading me next!

My husband Alan and I have three children, Cammie, Emily, and Matthew.

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Jenny Davis

Office Manager

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I became a member of the CTK staff as the office manager in June 2016. In 2014, I graduated from the College at Southeastern in Wake Forest, North Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies and a minor in music. Additionally, I have been a piano instructor for 7 years for my own piano studio in the triangle area. I volunteer teaching English to international students in Durham and am passionate about church ministries and missions.

I am a pastor's child and have been in church ministry my whole life. I am the oldest daughter of 5 kids.