Meet The Team


Robert J. Duncan Jr., D. Min

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Dr. Duncan's ministry experiences include serving as a local church Pastor, Pastoral Counselor, Medical Center Administrator, and Higher Education Faculty & Administrator.

Rob served as Core Faculty & Special Advisor in the Doctor of Ministry Program at Drew Theological School from 1999-2017.


He then served as President and Professor of Religion at Bacone College from 2002-2013.


Rob is a retired United Methodist Clergy and a Clergy Member of the American Baptist Churches USA & Presbyterian Church USA.


He is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, Board Certified Master Life Coach, and Board Certified Crisis Response Chaplain.

In 2009 Rob received the Drs. Richard & Phyllis Arno Tenperamnet Award from the National Christian Counselors Association.

He currently serves as the Executive Director of Temperament Life Coaching at Sarasota Academy and is a Clinical Supervisor for the National Christian Counselors Association.

Rob has been a regular speaker at national conferences including the North Central Association Higher Learning Commission, National Christian Counselors Association Annual Conference, ACI Accrediting Commission, and The Ministers Council of the ABC-USA.

He is the founder of Northwind Institute | Seminary offering online theological education.


Dr. Duncan is available for coaching, counseling, consulting, planning, and training via ZOOM Video-Conferencing.


Jerry Maynard, C.C.F

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The Rev. Fr. Jerry Maynard is The People’s Priest; a spiritual renegade & social revolutionary with a ministry of protest, praise, and community organizing in Houston, TX.


As a leader in a variety of movements, Father Jerry teaches the spirituality of nonviolence, works on foreign & domestic issues, and serves as the Founding Pastor of The People’s Church (TPC) an online community of Sacred Activists from a variety of spiritual traditions, which is a member community of the Creation Spirituality Communities (CSC).


Father Jerry is a prominent Spiritual Influencer on multiple platforms with special pioneering work in DigiMinistry.

With expertise in a variety of contextual and specialized ministries, Jerry holds certifications with TAG and serves as a TRAIN ACT GROW Master Trainer/Consultant. In partnership with Dr. Duncan, Father Jerry also serves as a Certified Christian Futurist. 


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  • Social Justice Ministry & Leadership

  • Protest Chaplaincy

  • Spirituality of Nonviolence

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  • Ministry Consulting & Coaching

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