Steve Murrell

Steve Murrell

Executive Director

Steve Murrell is the founding pastor of New Destiny Church in Durham and is the Executive Director of Agape Corner. Steve oversees the mentoring program at Agape Corner. He and his wife Celina have been married for 20 years and they have two children.

Judy Hackworth

Judy Hackworth

Board Member

Judy Hackworth has been affiliated with Agape Corner as a Board member, teacher and mentor for over 30 years. Currently she serves as Treasurer of Agape Corner and LTW Ministries which cares for children, trains pastors and establishes churches in Guatemala.

Ian Howes

Ian Howes

Board Member

Ian Howes first became involved with Agape Corner by volunteering as a part-time teacher in 1991. Professionally, Ian is a Managing Director of Accelerator Life Science Partners, a Seattle and New York-based venture capital company developing emerging biotech companies. Ian is an elder at the Chapel Hill Bible Church, has been married to his wife, Meg for 31 years and they have five children.

Louise Roudebush

Louise Roudebush

Board Member

Louise founded Agape Corner in 1986 as a boarding school for under-privileged children in East Durham. For over 30 years Louise has dedicated her life to unconditionally loving and helping redirect the lives of hundreds of children by pointing them to Jesus Christ. Louise is a member of New Destiny Church in Durham.

Steve Murrell
Ian Howes
Louise Roudebush

Steve Murrell

Executive Director

Steve Murrell is the founding pastor of New Destiny Church in Durham and is the Executive Director of Agape Corner. Steve oversees the mentoring program at Agape Corner. He and his wife Celina have been married for 20 years and they have two children.

Ian Howes

Board Member

Ian Howes first became involved with Agape Corner by volunteering as a part-time teacher in 1991. Professionally, Ian is a Managing Director of Accelerator Life Science Partners, a Seattle and New York-based venture capital company developing emerging biotech companies. Ian is an elder at the Chapel Hill Bible Church, has been married to his wife, Meg for 31 years and they have five children.

Louise Roudebush

Board Member

Louise founded Agape Corner in 1986 as a boarding school for under-privileged children in East Durham. For over 30 years Louise has dedicated her life to unconditionally loving and helping redirect the lives of hundreds of children by pointing them to Jesus Christ. Louise is a member of New Destiny Church in Durham.

Sir Robert Burbridge

Sir Robert Burbridge

Board Member

Sir Robert is a serial entrepreneur who oversees the operations of the Agape Corner businesses. Sir Robert and his wife Johanna are members of New Destiny Church in Durham and they have six children.

Judy Hackworth
Sir Robert Burbridge

Judy Hackworth

Board Member

Judy Hackworth has been affiliated with Agape Corner as a Board member, teacher and mentor for over 30 years. Currently she serves as Treasurer of Agape Corner and LTW Ministries which cares for children, trains pastors and establishes churches in Guatemala.

Sir Robert Burbridge

Board Member

Sir Robert is a serial entrepreneur who oversees the operations of the Agape Corner businesses. Sir Robert and his wife Johanna are members of New Destiny Church in Durham and they have six children.

AS IRON SHARPENS IRON, ONE MAN SHARPENS ANOTHER.

agape corner

We are building a community with comfortable housing, job training and well-paid employment and mentoring so that young men from non-nuclear families can thrive and flourish.

Located in the heart of Durham, NC, we are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to changing the lives of young men so that each man can reach his full potential; socially, economically, and spiritually.

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agape corner

We are building a community with comfortable housing, job training and well-paid employment and mentoring so that young men from non-nuclear families can thrive and flourish.

Located in the heart of Durham, NC, we are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to changing the lives of young men so that each man can reach his full potential; socially, economically, and spiritually.

Contact Us