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Wayne Spriggs

Wayne Spriggs

Location: Ohio

Biography: Wayne has been helping ministry leaders discover their unique place in service since 2003. Wayne was trained in the IDAK processes by the founder of the IDAK Group, John Bradley. Since being certified as an IDAK MAX Validation Counselor, Wayne has conducted hundreds of IDAK MAX Validation interviews. These interviews have been conducted for Master’s level students in the Crown College online program; pastoral candidates and ministers; along with some in the marketplace.

Currently, Wayne serves as the Executive Director of the IDAK Group. He is an official worker of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Wayne has served in local church ministry, Bible Society director, district superintendent in three districts, and adjunct professor at Crown College.

Wayne and his wife Janet have two married children with four grandchildren. He looks forward to serving your assessment and development needs.


Don Wiggins, D. Min.

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biography: Don has been helping ministry leaders advance in their calling since 1991. He began his work as a pastor for congregations within The Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination in Florida, Georgia, and Illinois. He earned his M.Div. and D. Min. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Later he served as ministry professor at Toccoa Falls College and Crown College. His leadership strengths were further affirmed by being selected to serve the C&MA as vice president for Church Ministries. There Don pursued training with IDAK to specialize in assessing pastor candidates and guiding pastors who experience conflicts with their congregation. Don led the denomination to incorporate IDAK’s assessment process for all church districts. Don’s IDAK expertise also includes screening pastor and ministry leader candidates using the IDAK MAX Report.

Today Don and Linda live in Waconia, MN and are the parents of five married children with 16 grandchildren. He serves as superintendent for the C&MA North Central District with offices near Minneapolis, Minnesota. His unique insight into the needs of pastors and ministry leaders is a special resource to the community of faith.

Don enjoys his family and the following hobbies: sports, hiking, camping, photography. Don’s greatest passion is to help younger leaders discover their “hard-wiring” and build service careers around those innate strengths. His favorite vacation spot is “anywhere with mountains,” but especially Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Rev. Daniel Wetzel

Rev. Dan Wetzel

Location:  Colorado Springs, CO

Biography: Dan brings nearly fifty years of ministry experience in helping pastors, ministry leaders and students discover their optimum leadership role for ministry service. Prior to establishing his practice as a church health consultant, he served as vice president of Church Ministries with the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination. After completing his education at Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary, he and his wife, Iris, served many years in Native American communities in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Later he became a pastor in Montana and Wyoming before serving as vice president for the C&MA.

Dan continues to invest in coaching pastors who are seeking clarification as to their ministry strengths. In recent years, his cross-cultural experience has been an asset in coaching ministry leaders. Dan is also licensed as a National Evangelist with The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Dan’s IDAK expertise includes screening pastor and ministry leader candidates using the IDAK MAX Report.

Dan and his wife Iris live in Colorado Springs, Colorado where they enjoy time spent with four of their seven grandchildren. His hobbies include reading, nature photography, history, hiking, camping and horses. Fishing and hunting provide seasonal recreation too.

Dan’s passion is to see men and women thrive as they discover and use the gifts God has given to them to benefit themselves, their families and others.