Leadership Team
Our team

Leadership Staff

Marc Owings

Founder & CEO

Marc is the founder of elevateHim and the Fully Alive Outreach. He has a passion for leading and connecting God’s sons and daughters to an intimate relationship with their Father through the message of Jesus Christ and the new covenant of grace. His life story as described in the book The Original Sanctuary, is an inspiring message of how God pursues and transforms us through his incredible love and freedom. Combining this message with his engaging, transparent and humorous approach has made him an internationally sought-after speaker, teacher, and communicator. Other than spending time with his precious wife Leslie and their two children, Tucker and Ellie Grace. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves spending time in the woods and enjoying God’s creation.

Leslie Owings

Director of Finances

Leslie is happily married to Marc Owings (the founder of ElevateHim Ministries) and they have two beautiful children Tucker and Ellie Grace. She has a Bachelors in Social Work from TCU and a Teaching Degree in Special Education. Leslie is responsible for overseeing the finances for the ministry, as well as helping Marc with one-on-one heart-coaching and mentoring younger couples. Leslie feels that God has called women to a very powerful position of influence to love and nurture. She believes that her greatest role is being a daughter of the King, a wife and mother. Her passion is encouraging other ladies to celebrate each season of life without sacrificing family on the altar of business or ministry. Leslie loves to take long walks and enjoys working out with a friend or spending time with her family.

Amy Fesser

National Coorindator of Fully Alive

Amy plays a unique role on the team as she organizes and ministers at Fully Alive events. She also assists with promotion, communication, and creative materials of the ministry. She had a successful career in the corporate environment before leaving it all behind to follow God’s next path for her. Amy and her husband James have been involved in ministry almost their entire marriage serving as Youth Pastors, Children’s Pastors, Associate Pastors, and Men’s and Women’s Pastors. She has served on worship teams and was the Executive Director of Creative and Production Ministries. Amy joined the elevateHim family in August of 2017. She ministers to men and women as God sets them free and they accept their position as Sons and Daughters of God. Amy resides in Texas with her husband and their 9 children. Amy enjoys a good cup of coffee and spending time with her friends.

Megan Lacefield

Fully Connected Marriage

Megan is a pursuer of Jesus, a wife, a mom, a friend, and a leader. She has been married years to her high school sweetheart, Chad since 1995. She is the mom to two adult kids: Chandler and Riley Chad and two of the cutest grandkids. While she has been in vocational ministry for the last 15 years, her greatest ministry is her family. She loves to inspire and empower others through written and spoken words to find the beauty in the everyday seemingly insignificant moments of the incredible story the Lord is telling through each of our lives. She lives for family dinners at the table, long walks at the park with Chad, parties for no good reason and intentional conversations. She and Chad have a passion for marriage to see God work and move as we embrace our adventure and move towards the more God has for each of us!

Eric Owings

Ministry Representative

Eric is the original visionary and the moving force that God used to convince his brother Marc to start the Fully Alive ministry. He is a successful entrepreneur and has owned multiple businesses. In the past, he was the owner of Alpha Tanks and Pumps in the gas industry in South Texas. Eric is happily Married to his wife Michelle. They have two children Ireland and Keaton and one precious grandson. His passion is his family, outdoors and watching men and women find freedom and grace.

Marsha Fisher

Marsha serves as the communications central hub for elevateHim Ministries, among various other tasks. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Curriculum Design from Ashford University after retiring from 20 years military service. While stationed overseas, Marsha met her husband, Ron. They have been married over 30 years and have a daughter, Nichole. Once their military service was over, they moved back home to Texas, where Ron and Marsha both were fortunate to attend a Fully Alive event. The experience has catapulted them to be involved in the ministry of freedom since 2013. Their passion is to see others walk through the journey to becoming FREE. Marsha’s heart is to serve this team in whatever capacity is necessary to allow them to do the tasks set before them. She loves to cook, sew, and just spend time with her family and friends.

Board of Directors

Greg Clark

Greg has been a firefighter for the City of Fort Worth since 1998 and has two terrific boys, Joseph and Aaron. He recently got his Real Estate license and works for Sure Fathom Realty. Greg has known Marc since he was 19 years old. In fact, he was there the day Marc gave his life to the Lord and their lives have been connected ever since. Greg feels honored to now serve on the board of ElevateHim Ministries.

Jimmy James

Jimmy is a successful Christian businessman in Southlake, Texas. He has been happily married to Kirie for over 30 years and they have three sons and one daughter. Jimmy loves to share wisdom while weaving in storytelling and truth. His passion is to help men and women understand their identity in Christ through the gospel of grace.

Steve Martinez

Steve is a Fort Worth businessman who owns La Superior Food Inc. He and his wife Sarah live in Keller, TX with their 3 children, Maverick, Ryder & Eleanor. Together they have a passion to see believers discover who they are in the Spirit and walk in the abundant health God purchased for them. Sarah is a homeschool teacher to her three kids and volunteers with a local pregnancy center along with her church youth group.

Jay McCarley

Jay is currently an entrepreneur, business owner and family man. Prior to his current businesses, Jay was the Founder and President of Ensource Business solutions, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Paradigm Engineering and he also built and managed Wagner Publications (a division of Global Harvest Ministries). Jay attended West Texas A&M University where he studied business and marketing. He lives in Weatherford, Texas with his wife Debby. They have four children and 2 grandchildren. He loves the outdoors, horses, and enjoys team roping.

Dustin Weatherly

Dustin experienced the radical grace of God at a Fully Alive in 2011 and his life has been
forever changed. His passion is to see men set free and experience the same love and grace that Jesus showed him at that event many years ago. Dustin has been a sheriff’s deputy and overseen construction of apartment complexes in Dallas-Fort Worth, but his most coveted title is Son of God. He recently left the real estate business and moved back to his hometown where he runs his family’s cattle ranch. Dustin enjoys fishing, caring for livestock and hunting just about anything that moves. He is always up for a round of golf if no one is keeping score, and everyone is having fun. He lives in Wheeler, Texas with his wife Taylor and has three sons who he absolutely adores.

Fully Alive Advisory Team

Jason Hoffman

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Jason has been involved with elevateHim and Fully Alive since 2011, at which time he was baptized and re-born. His life was radically changed in 2011 by the freedom he found in Christ and was given a new name, Benevolent, that he attempts to live up to and walk in today. His greatest passion is serving God’s people and sharing the freedom he found to whomever will listen. He is married to Kim, in whom he first witnessed the love of the Father. They have 2 children, Madilyn and William. Their family enjoys vacations as well as serving together through missions at home and abroad.

David Oates

Lead Pastor, SeaGlass Church

David Oates is the Pastor at SeaGlass Church in Apollo Beach, FL. He has served as a Pastor for over 20 years in both California and Florida. He attended Liberty University and received both a B.S. in Communication as well as his Master’s degree. He is married to his lovely wife Kimberly and they have four children, Mary, Luke, John and Matthew. He has a passion for everyone to experience the love of the Father, the freedom of the Spirit of God and to live on mission for God every day. David has been instrumental in bringing Fully Alive to Florida and continues to serve on the leadership team at local events.

Lance May

Senior Pastor, Newsong Church

Lance May has been in ministry for over thirty years now and is Senior Pastor of NewSong Church in Brady, Texas. Lance has had the opportunity to work with numerous great churches and ministries through the years. He worked several years for James Robison alongside Marc Owings at Life Outreach International. He was part of the executive team for Jimmy Evans at Marriage Today and Trinity Fellowship. He has been employed as a senior pastor, writer, speaker, national coordinator, university vice-president, and several other ministry positions. Lance has formal education and post-graduate education as a Southern Baptist, Non-denominational Charismatic, Presbyterian, and will complete a PhD in organizational leadership in 2022. His strengths include strategic, learner, ideation, achiever, and connectedness. Lance is the husband of Charla and proud father of three adult children (Logan, Ethan, and Calli) and four grandchildren (soon to be five). Lance loves studying the Word, developing Christian leaders, and sharing the love of Jesus.

Scott McIntosh

Lead Pastor, City Pointe Church

Scott McIntosh is the founding pastor of City Pointe Church in Plant City, Florida. He accepted the call to ministry when he was twenty years old and has served in a variety of churches in numerous roles. He was ordained at Plant City’s First Baptist Church, and has served at The Crossing Church in Brandon, FL, New Life Deaf Fellowship in Fort Worth, Texas, The Church at Rush Creek, in Arlington, TX, just to name a few. He attended the University of South Florida, (where he received a BA in Psychology) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas (where he received a Master of Divinity) and met his wife Elizabeth. They have been married for over twelve years and have two beautiful children, Isabella, and Samuel. Scott is a survivor of the shooting at Wedgwood Baptist Church in TX, where he learned that life is precious, and people are God’s treasure. Scott has a gift to encourage and minister to leaders.