Dr. Raymond Pendleton has served as professor of Pastoral Psychology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary since 1975. He is also Assistant Rector of Pastoral Care and Healing Ministry at Christ the Redeemer church in Danvers, MA, and has served as Lead Them Home’s board chairman since 2005.
Founder & President
Bill Henson is the founder and president of Lead Them Home, creator of Posture Shift, and author of Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones. Bill trains national, regional and local ministry teams across America to extend Christ to LGBT+ persons within a biblical framework. Bill guest lectures at Gordon College and has presented Posture Shift at Denver Seminary and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Paul Atwater is the founding pastor of North River Community Church in Pembroke, MA. He has been married to his lovely wife, Susan, since 1981, and they have two adult daughters. Paul is a graduate of Wheaton College (B.A.) and Denver Seminary (M.Div.), where he is currently a D.Min. candidate. He has served on the Wheaton College Leadership Council and the board for New Hope Correctional Ministry, and was a Contributing Editor for Leadership Journal. Paul loves following Boston sports and played football and ran track at Wheaton College.
Director of Communications & Creative Design
Meg Baatz directs design and communications at LTH. Meg holds a BSW from Colorado State University. Previously, Meg owned a small Denver-based web design company for 3 years.
Meg lives in community in Denver, CO. She is passionate about spiritual family and empowering people to grow and thrive in community.
Director of Operations & Donor Relations
Chadyn Case loves to manage details and build relationships. She has previously worked at a university, in youth groups, at a science museum, and for a fashion company, to name a few. Originally from the Boston area, Chadyn recently spent a year living and working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She grew up deeply involved in her local church and in the performing arts. In her free time, you’ll likely find her in a museum, watching sci-fi, or hiking with her husband and their dog.
Gender Identity Ministry Director
Lesli currently serves as Gender Identity Ministry Director for Lead Them Home. Lesli mentors youth and adults seeking God’s will in their gender identity. They are also developing a resource designed to thoughtfully engage church leadership in the gender conversation.
Prior to joining the LTH team, Lesli spent 15 years on the road and in regional theater as Production Stage Manager for numerous Broadway musicals, ballets, and plays. They still escape to NY to see shows whenever possible.
Social Media Director
Certified Posture Shift Instructor | Armenia, Colombia (South America)
Josh Proctor serves a Social Media Director and a Posture Shift Instructor for Lead Them Home in Latin America. He also works with the CM&A of Colombia in International Relations and equipping its campuses to reach LGBT+ people.
Josh has an M.A. in Biblical Literature, and his greatest passion is help people grow in their relationship with Jesus.