Mr. Clemensen, a retired California Highway Patrol officer, along with his wife, Kathy, started Agapé Boarding School in 1990 in Stockton, California. Having opened their home to foster children for several years, they saw the need for a longer term program for troubled teenaged boys. Agapé acquired an old Air Force base in 1992, where the school grew to 150 students. In June of 1996, Agapé Boarding School moved to Stockton, Missouri. Mr. Clemensen has 25 years of ministry experience.
Mr. Burton came to Agapé from Boeke Road Baptist Church in Evansville, Indiana, where he was an assistant pastor for 10 years. He graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology. He has his Master’s in Education and a Doctor of Education degree from Carolina University of Theology. Pastor Burton has 45 years of ministry experience.
Mr. Graves came to Agapé as a student in 1992. After graduating from the program, he had a desire to work with young men that needed the same help he had received. Since he had completed the program, he felt that God could use him to encourage other young men that were facing similar circumstances. Mr. Graves has been a great asset to the program and has 19 years of ministry experience.
Mr. Outar came to Agapé Boarding School from Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate from Hyles Anderson College in Crown Point, Indiana where he graduated with a Masters in Education. Mr. Outar joined the ministry of Agapé Boarding School in August of 2008.
Mr. Jackson came to Agapé from La Junta, Mexico, where he had served as a missionary for 1 year. He attended Maranatha Baptist Bible College for two years and graduated from Open Door Baptist Church Institute in 1999 with a degree in Bible. Mr. Jackson has 18 years of ministry experience.
Mr. Lenze came to Agapé Boarding School from Victory Baptist Church in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, where he served as pastor for 2 years. He graduated from Carolina University of Theology in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. Mr. Lenze has 17 years of ministry experience