Our Team

Dayton Birt


Serves as Redemption Ministries' Bishop. He is a visionary who desires to see the kingdom of God to grow. 

Jonathan Michalak

Director of Discipleship

Oversees various Conference ministries, focusing on Discipleship Ministries (student, children, and adult ministries, including summer camps and retreats), School of Ministry, etc. He earned his AS in Accounting in 1996 and his BS in Christian Leadership from Liberty University in 2021. He has been married to Dora for 26 years and blessed with three beautiful children. He has a passion for winning souls for Christ, growing the Kingdom, raising leaders, and celebrating victories.

Hans Hess

Assistant Superintendent, Northeastern NC Regional Facilitator

Hans Hess assists Bishop Birt on the Conference Executive Council and unites and empowers churches/ministers within the Northeastern NC District,.

He is an author, sought after speaker, and serves on multiple boards for the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, which holds over two million members and affiliates in 103 countries. Hans is the Senior Pastor of Fountain of Life, a multi-campus church, reaching thousands of people every week. Hans regularly conducts evangelistic and healing services overseas and speaks at churches, conferences and various events every year across the United States.  

 Hans is an active member of the scholarly community, holding a BA in ancient history from the University of Kentucky, an MDiv in practical theology from Regent University and is a PhD candidate in historical theology.  

Hans’ book “First Passage” explores the foundation of Christianity and the transition through life as a new believer. Hans is also a gifted musician, releasing his debut album “Set Free” in 2013. Hans has two children, one grandchild, and makes his home in Camden, North Carolina.

Kevin Bordeaux

Director of Church Health and Multiplication

Oversees the Arise 2033 Vision for RM by teaching, coaching, and training other HGM coaches to provide a healthy, learning strategic network of pastors who find strength and encouragement by mutual small and large group gatherings. He also coaches church planters.

Chuck Davis

Facility Director and Book Keeper

Oversees all property repairs and maintenance of the Administrative Offices and Training/Retreat Center, as well as the 120 acres of property. Is responsible for keeping accurate financial records of all contributions, accounts receivable and payable.

Mary Gough

Conference Missions Director

Mary Gough is the Conference Missions Director at Redemption Ministries. She serves to coordinate the needs of the Missions Ministries within the local churches by bringing an awareness and a passion to support the missionaries and the IPHC World Missions Ministry efforts around the world.

Currently she is serving as the preschool ministry coordinator at Destiny Church in Chester, Virginia; where she attends and serves alongside her family.

Lynn Birt

School of Ministry Administrative

Lynn is working on a part time basis and is currently serving as the School of Ministry (SOM) Administrator.  She is responsible for the registration, grading, and recording of student’s classwork that is submitted for credit as they work towards their Ministerial Credentials.  

Lynn worked for Redemption Ministries as an Administrative Secretary from 1999 – 2004 when at that time she accepted a full time job with Chesterfield County Fire & EMS.  She worked for the county for 9 years and then returned to Redemption Ministries in 2014.  She is also working a 2nd part-time job as a floater for Chesterfield County.

Lynn graduated from Emmanuel College in 1980 with an AA in Christian Education.  She earned her BS in Management & Leadership from Bluefield College in 2013.

Lynn is the mother of 3 beautiful grown daughters and Memaw to 5 (4 girls and 1 boy) grandchildren.

Teodoro Xoilo 

Conference Executive Council Member and Director of Hispanic Ministries 

Serves on the Conference Executive Council, oversees the ministry to our Hispanic churches and ministers, and Pastors at Camino del Rey in Oxon Hill, MD.

Larry Hundall

Conference Treasurer and Greater Richmond Regional Facilitator

Oversees the Conference's financial accounts, unities and empowers the churches and ministers within the Greater Richmond District, and serves at Abundant Life in Prince George, VA as Lead Pastor.  

S. L. Ferguson 

Central VA Regional Facilitator 

Unites and empowers the churches and ministers within the Central VA District and serves at Journey Ministries in Appomattox, VA as their Lead Pastor. 

Lorenzo Aguilar

Northern VA Regional Facilitator 

Unites and empowers the churches and ministers in the Northern VA District and serves at The Potter’s House (Casa del Alfarero) in Manassas, VA as their Lead Pastor.