This ministry is only possible by all of God's people passionately pursuing the Lord and using their gifts to declare the glory of God! We are so thankful for every person playing their part. Below are those serving as Directors and staff. Please pray God grants us great wisdom and humility! 


Steve Deaton
Advisory Board member

Steve and his lovely bride of 13 years live near Covington, Ohio where he serves bi-vocationally as the worship pastor at Covington Christian Church and in sales for a local landscape design company. Steve has been involved in various roles in worship ministry for over 6 years. Steve has a passion to see the local churches come together in unity to spread the good news of Jesus to our communities. Steve and Jana homeschool their 5 children and enjoy spending time hiking, fishing in Greenville Creek and taking care of the family pets (one dog and ten chickens). You'll often find Steve at the end of the day down in his basement studio writing music or playing his guitar.  

DIRECTOR - Treasurer

Vincent and his wife Heather of 5 years, live in Florida where Vincent serves as Director of Worship Ministries at First Baptist Church of Port Charlotte. He has a BA degree in Business Management and an MA in Worship Studies. Vincent has always had a heart for ministry and worship, and exudes a passion for the Lord and bringing Him praise in all that he does! Vincent got involved with Declare in the fall of 2016 and later accepted the role of Director with a focus on Church relations. In his spare time he loves spending time with his wife, golfing, and enjoying time with family.

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Ryan Garber
Advisory board member

Ryan has been married to his wife Andria for 13 years, and together they have 3 young daughters, Mili, Atti & Elli.  He has experience in business management and is currently self employed in the advertising industry while also serving as a Director/Treasurer for Declare.  God called him to serve in music ministry 7 years ago and Ryan is passionate about seeing the body of Christ unite in worship.  He and his family live in Arcanum, Ohio and he serves on the worship team at Community of Faith Church.  In his spare time he enjoys hiking, biking, playing with his daughters and dating his wife.

Timothy Henning
Advisory board member

Timothy and his wife Beth have been married for 18 years and have four lively, highly energetic children ranging in ages from eleven to seven. Timothy is active in all things Praise and Worship. Timothy’s passion is for excellence.  He believes that attention to detail, organization and professionalism are important factors to institute in order to have a profound effect on the hearts of worshippers. He strives for quality in everything he does. A natural leader and teacher by nature, he believes in the importance and benefits of proper instruction. When Timothy is not working full-time as a Computer Systems Engineer for Hobart Corp. or working with Declare, he can be found playing with his kids or taking a much needed coffee break with his wife.

Caleb Ingram
Executive Director
Director - Chairman

Caleb's passion is to inspire others to see and know the power of God! He loves serving with Declare to rally the Church to stand up to share the hope and salvation of Christ and building into pastors and worship leaders. Caleb has seen God transform His own life, and is hungry for others to also grow in their faith and walk in the power of the Holy Spirit. He lives in Covington, Ohio and leads worship at various churches across Greater Dayton. Caleb is married to his beautiful wife Morgan and has three sweet daughters (Hallie, Haven and Avonlea). His favorite way to refresh is going on adventures with his family!

Mark Long
Business Administrator
Director - Secretary

Mark has been married to his beautiful, bubbly wife Barbara for 33 years. They have 2 adult sons and are thoroughly enjoying being grandparents. An IT manager by profession, he has a love for all things audio. He has served churches for the last 25 years by leading teams as a sound engineer, recording engineer and musician and is passionate about helping churches remove any stumbling blocks in the way of the gospel being heard. He is currently the Worship Director at Shelter Community Church in Kettering.  

Motto -  love one woman and many guitars.



Glenn Priest
Director - Vice-Chairman

Glenn is the Lead Pastor of Ministry Arts at Fairhaven Church in Centerville, Ohio. He manages a staff where he provides oversight in worship, music and technology for 3 multi-site campuses and 4 venues. He has served at Fairhaven for 16 yrs, and has been in full-time ministry since 1981. He has diverse experience in worship, music, liturgy, management and executive leadership. His passion is to spend time with young men and women who are seeking to go deeper in their personal ministry and calling. Glenn and his wife Debbie live in Centerville, Ohio and have two children.