Staff & Board of Directors

Our Staff

James W. Goll
James W. GollPresident & Founder
James W. Goll is the founder of God Encounters Ministries, formerly known as Encounters Network. He is an international bestselling author, an adviser to leaders and ministries. Praying for Israel is a burden of his heart, as Israel fulfills her role in the consummation of the ages.
Maxfield Thompson
Maxfield ThompsonManaging Director
Maxfield has a diverse background spanning R&D Technology Research for a Fortune 500 company, writing for a prominent Christian Author, and serving as an Adjunct Professor at Belmont University. Maxfield is also a Franklin, TN native and a proud Lipscomb University alumnus. He loves Jesus and carries a deep passion for intercession, prophetic ministry, and discipleship.
Diana Kay Fee
Diana Kay FeeFinancial Administrator
Kay handles all things finance, has an infectious laugh, and prays as if the world depended on it. We all know it does.
Brianna Dill
Brianna DillExecutive Assistant & Resource Manager
Brianna manages the calendar, scheduling, and communications for James’ travels and speaking engagements, as well as the resources offered through GEM. Outside of the ministry, Brianna is trained in counseling and dances professionally in the Nashville area.
Susan Carter
Susan CarterPrayer Director
Susan is dedicated to raising up Houses of Prayer and to release the light of the Lord in the earth. As an intercessor for 40 years, she loves life and lives to give and serve the Body of Christ.
Jason Ford
Jason FordMissions Director
Jason Ford is a passionate man of prayer with a strong prophetic intercessory gifting. His heart is to see revival and awakening from Nashville to the nations. Jason is married to Amy and they have three children.

Our Board of Directors

Dr. James W. Goll
President & Founder of God Encounters

Dr. James W. Goll has shared the gospel of Jesus in more than 50 nations worldwide teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. James has recorded numerous classes with corresponding curriculum kits and is the author of numerous books including The Seer, Global Prayer Storm, The Prophet and Mystery of Israel and the Middle East. James has four adult married children and a number of grandchildren. James continues make his home in Franklin, TN.

Dr. Bill Greenman
Vice President and Treasurer

Dr. Bill Greenman is an ordained minister with over 37 years of experience as an associate pastor, evangelist, teacher, and counselor, and is the founder and president of Purpose International Ministries. He is also a successful businessman whose career has included startups, network marketing, publishing, corporate administration, and major event production. Bill has traveled internationally as a conference speaker and coach in both Christian and business circles. He was a professional trapeze artist and acrobat who then created his own circus – Circus Alleluia – which he led for 12 years as an evangelistic outreach. Bill has authored multiple books and training materials that have been used by churches and ministry schools in dozens of countries for 3 decades to teach people how to find their personal purpose and fulfill their destinies in God’s Kingdom. He is also the Chairman of the Board of a CBO in Kenya, Africa that works directly with the government, educational, business, and religious sectors of that nation.

David Sluka

David is a writer, speaker, author, and publishing coach. He is currently an acquisitions editor for Chosen Books and enjoys working with Christian leaders to prepare, write, and share the message God has given them. He wrote What Your Dreams are Telling You: Unlocking Solutions While You Sleep written with Cindy McGill, and Write Your Book: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Write and Publish a Great Nonfiction Book. He has also ghostwritten books for authors. David lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife and children.

Steven Springer

Steven and Rene Springer are the Founders and Senior Leaders of Global Presence Ministries, headquartered in Madison, WI, with a Transformation Center in Ghana, Africa.  The Springers provide apostolic oversight to churches and ministries in the USA and Ghana, which are part of the Global Presence Apostolic Network (GPAN).  They are given to the vision of  “Bringing God’s Presence, Advancing His Kingdom, Transforming Nations.”

Jason Ford

Jason Ford is a passionate man of prayer with a strong prophetic intercessory gifting. His heart is to see revival and awakening from Nashville to the nations. Jason has taught on prayer and moved prophetically from Europe to Central America to our nation’s Capital, but his first love has always been right here in Middle Tennessee. Jason is  married to Amy and they have three  children Judah, Anna,Seraphina.


Dr. Ché Ahn
Dr. Ché AhnFounder of Harvest International Ministries
Dr. Don Finto
Dr. Don FintoFounder of Caleb Company
Dr. Cindy Jacobs
Dr. Cindy JacobsFounder of Generals International
Dr. Mahesh Chavda
Dr. Mahesh ChavdaCo-founder of All Nations Church
Dr. Ed Silvoso
Dr. Ed SilvosoFounder and president of Harvest Evangelism