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Lemule Pulley (Denver 2012) entered the DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative (DVULI) having served in youth ministry for more than 10 years. At that time, he was pouring everything into his ministry work at Colorado UpLift... Read more
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As the leader of a thriving ministry that reaches students from middle school to college, Carlos Nicasio (San Diego 2008) had his hands full. Self-aware of both his strengths and need for growth, he was in search of new... Read more
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