Pastor Kent Bell - Founder and President   Pastor Kent Bell is the Founder and President of Project Restore. He and his wife, Denise, have served as the Senior Pastors of Bethel Life Worship Center since 2013. Their vision to share the love of Christ with the lost and hurting led them to bring light to the darkness of the victims of human trafficking. Pastor Kent believes that it is the mandate of the Church to shine light into the darkness and help the broken and abused. His desire is to meet people at their deepest need with the truth and love of Christ. It is with this heart that Pastor Kent founded our ministry. Project Restore is blessed to have a founder with such compassion, love and integrity. 

Pastor Kent Bell - Founder and President

Pastor Kent Bell is the Founder and President of Project Restore. He and his wife, Denise, have served as the Senior Pastors of Bethel Life Worship Center since 2013. Their vision to share the love of Christ with the lost and hurting led them to bring light to the darkness of the victims of human trafficking. Pastor Kent believes that it is the mandate of the Church to shine light into the darkness and help the broken and abused. His desire is to meet people at their deepest need with the truth and love of Christ. It is with this heart that Pastor Kent founded our ministry. Project Restore is blessed to have a founder with such compassion, love and integrity. 

  Jess Padilla, M.ED - Executive Director   Jess Padilla is an innovative leader with a missionary's heart. She comes to us with a Master's in Education and has worked in women's and at-risk youth and family ministry since 2005. Her knowledge of curriculum and program development and her experience in residential care has helped bring structure and new opportunities for growth to  Project Restore.  Jess Padilla is the creator and founder of Project Restore's Her Story and Family Crisis programs.  She is also  responsible for overall program development and implementation, staff and volunteer training, communications and community relations. Project Restore is blessed to have her leadership. 

Jess Padilla, M.ED - Executive Director

Jess Padilla is an innovative leader with a missionary's heart. She comes to us with a Master's in Education and has worked in women's and at-risk youth and family ministry since 2005. Her knowledge of curriculum and program development and her experience in residential care has helped bring structure and new opportunities for growth to  Project Restore.  Jess Padilla is the creator and founder of Project Restore's Her Story and Family Crisis programs.  She is also  responsible for overall program development and implementation, staff and volunteer training, communications and community relations. Project Restore is blessed to have her leadership. 

  Gabe Padilla - Home Life & Media Administrator   Gabe Padilla comes to us with over seven years of residential management experience and over ten years of professional experience in graphic design and media production. Gabe works directly with his wife, Jess Padilla in both residential management and public relations/marketing. As a home Life Administrator, Gabe oversees the day to day operations of our residential homes. He also coaches and trains staff and volunteers.  Project Restore is blessed to have his expertise and guidance..

Gabe Padilla - Home Life & Media Administrator

Gabe Padilla comes to us with over seven years of residential management experience and over ten years of professional experience in graphic design and media production. Gabe works directly with his wife, Jess Padilla in both residential management and public relations/marketing. As a home Life Administrator, Gabe oversees the day to day operations of our residential homes. He also coaches and trains staff and volunteers.  Project Restore is blessed to have his expertise and guidance..

 
  Ian & Brittany Wilkerson - Her Story House Parents   Ian and Brittany are a ministry couple with a heart to serve "the least of these". They both come to us with over five years of family and at-risk youth ministry experience. Their willingness and heart to walk with broken individuals makes them highly qualified house parents. We are blessed to have them as part of the Project Restore team. 

Ian & Brittany Wilkerson - Her Story House Parents

Ian and Brittany are a ministry couple with a heart to serve "the least of these". They both come to us with over five years of family and at-risk youth ministry experience. Their willingness and heart to walk with broken individuals makes them highly qualified house parents. We are blessed to have them as part of the Project Restore team. 

  Angie Wark - Temporary Residential Advisor   Angie Wark has served with Project Restore since 2014. She assumed the position of Residential Advisor the Fall of 2017. The Residential Advisor plays a pivotal role of rebuilding the concept of trust, safety and stable relationships for the families that enter our Project Restore family crisis home. Angie's dedication and heart to help others makes her a perfect fit for this position. We are blessed to have her on our team.

Angie Wark - Temporary Residential Advisor

Angie Wark has served with Project Restore since 2014. She assumed the position of Residential Advisor the Fall of 2017. The Residential Advisor plays a pivotal role of rebuilding the concept of trust, safety and stable relationships for the families that enter our Project Restore family crisis home. Angie's dedication and heart to help others makes her a perfect fit for this position. We are blessed to have her on our team.

  Lexi Lindsey, Community Engagement Coordinator   Lexi Lindsey is a mission-minded young woman with passion and purpose. She has demonstrated a heart towards trafficked women since high-school. Lexi  is our Community Engagement Coordinator.  She collaborates with churches, organizations and the community at large, organizing fundraisers and outreach events for Project Restore

Lexi Lindsey, Community Engagement Coordinator

Lexi Lindsey is a mission-minded young woman with passion and purpose. She has demonstrated a heart towards trafficked women since high-school. Lexi  is our Community Engagement Coordinator.  She collaborates with churches, organizations and the community at large, organizing fundraisers and outreach events for Project Restore