Who is NCCF?


Matt Marshall – Director of Biblical Care

Matt is honored to walk alongside those who are suffering or struggling, and to equip others to do the same. This ministry begins at home with his wife, Sarah, and their three kids. Together they try to grow some of their own food, read good books, play board games, and keep learning new things.

Matt’s ministry experience includes serving as a youth minister, providing care to people with mental and physical disabilities, and counseling for six years at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF), where he also managed the intake department and served as the Interim Director of Counseling Ministries. Matt received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary.

One of Matt’s greatest joys is to see people draw closer to Jesus in the midst of some of the hardest seasons of their lives, and one of his greatest desires is to support local pastors and their congregations in learning how to care for one another well. At NCCF, he has the privilege of doing both.

Kate Clark – Director of Operations

In addition to her role with NCCF where she manages the office, appointments, finances, and all written communication, Kate is mom to four busy kids. She volunteers at their schools as she is able. She also helps run the women’s ministry in her church and leads a women’s small group.

Her passion is to see women come to grasp that they are seen and embraced by a loving Father, and that finding their own identity is crucial to the way that they live. 

Kate’s previous experience includes mentoring women in ministry, volunteering at a pregnancy resource center, and teaching elementary school. Kate graduated from Gordon College with a Bachelor of Science in English Literature and Elementary Education. 

Kate enjoys New Hampshire’s mountains in all seasons, skiing and hiking as often as she gets the chance. Sometimes she even lets the kids come along.

Board of Directors

Pat Testerman

Pat is an associate pastor in rural New Hampshire. He holds a Master’s Degree in Christian Ministry from North Park Theological Seminary.  He and his wife, Martha, met as college students, married after graduation, and spent the next two decades traveling around the world with the military before moving to New Hampshire.  After the military, Pat flew as an airline pilot and served in law enforcement before entering vocational ministry while continuing to serve as a part-time police officer. Martha is a certified labor doula, birth assistant, and childbirth educator, and was the primary homeschool teacher for their three children, now adults.

Pat and Martha began partnering with NCCF soon after its founding in 2017, and became close friends with Nick, Kate, and their kids.  They were meeting with Nick individually and as a couple until his passing, and it was Nick who encouraged them to begin studies with the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation (CCEF).  Martha and Pat have each earned the CCEF Formation Certificate, and Pat is currently pursuing his Essentials of Biblical Counseling certification.

Jonathan Frank

Jonathan Frank is a pastor at Cornerstone Christian Church in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

He and his wife, Jessica, have four children with a fifth on the way. Jonathan enjoys hanging out with his family and watching his NY Mets, Jets, and Nets.

Jonathan is excited to be involved with NCCF because of the way they come alongside and partner with the local church. He appreciates that NCCF loves pastors and understands how challenging their role is and he loves how they come alongside these Shepherds and offer sincere care and counsel while also partnering with them to equip and care for their congregation. 

Matt Furr

Matt and his wife, Heidi, have been married for about 30 years. They both enjoy their three young adult children and seeing where God is taking them in the world. Their bernedoodle, Jubilee, rounds out the family and keeps them all laughing.

Matt has been serving as the Lead Pastor of CenterPoint Church since November 2015, where he loves being a part of living and sharing a life-changing relationship with Jesus. CenterPoint was founded as First Baptist Church of Concord, NH in 1818, and continues to carry the mantle of faithfulness to the gospel of Jesus in the heart of the city. 

New England is a wonderful region of our country and is seeing a powerful movement of God across a variety of churches and ministries. Matt loves being a part of that movement which includes North Country Christian Formation. 

Andy Engert

Andy is the Executive Director at CCEF New England. He received his Master of Arts in counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary and has completed numerous CCEF School of Biblical Counseling certificate courses in preparation for becoming a biblical counselor. Prior to joining CCEF, Andy worked in the professional counseling field and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of Vermont. He has a passion for supporting the church in New England and for helping people find real help in the Lord as they face the significant challenges of life. Andy and his wife, Christine, have three sons, and he also serves as the part-time worship pastor at his church. Andy loves music, playing soccer, and spending time with his family.

Andy is excited to be part of supporting and developing good biblical care in New Hampshire and seeing Nick’s vision for the ministry of NCCF grow and flourish.

Paul Randolph

Dr. Paul Randolph serves as a chaplain for the US Secret Service, the Pennsylvania State Police, and Huntingdon Valley Fire Company.  He has been a lead pastor for two churches and has over 35 years of experience as a pastor, counselor, and emergency services chaplain.  He recently retired as the Founder and Executive Director of Insight Christian Counseling based in Huntingdon Valley, PA.  Dr. Paul is the author of numerous articles in various professional publications, is a retreat and conference speaker, and is an adjunct faculty member of Cairn University.  He and his wife Phyllis have been married for 38 years and they have three children and five grandchildren.   They reside in Huntingdon Valley, PA.  

Paul is looking forward to seeing how God uses Matt to futher the work of NCCF and to see this work grow in a part of the country that really needs what NCCF has to offer.