“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.” – Matthew 16:24,25
The people listed on this page are the “official” staff of Christian Challenge. However, as with any body of believers, Challenge could not run without everyone contributing, especially in the area of leadership. If you would like to be involved in various areas of leadership, check out our Leadership page or contact any of the staff. WE NEED YOU!!
Bobby has directed the ministry for 20 years. His passion is to see students grow in their understanding of God’s purposes for their lives.
Bobby is from Oklahoma and got his start in student work at the University of Oklahoma under the discipleship of Max Barnett. He’s lucky enough to be married to Gayle and together they’re doing their best to raise a small army of beautiful children – 8 to be exact! (Robby, Bethany, Hilary, Trent, Krista, Ashley, Alyssa and Quinn)
If you’d like to talk to Bobby he can be reached by phone, E-mail, or snail mail.
Address: 111 Cherokee Way Boulder, CO 80303
Bethany is the oldest daughter of director Bobby Pruett and, as a result, has been involved with Christian Challenge pretty much her whole life! She graduated from CU in 2007 with a degree in Communication. Bethany’s emphasis within Challenge is on women’s ministry and reaching out to international students.
Cell Phone: 303.718.4439
Derek and Julee are in their 6th year at CU. Derek graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma University and a Masters in Chem E from CU. He and his wife Julee have five children (Caleb, Joshua, Kylee, Zach, and Hudson). Derek previously was an assistant director at the Christian Challenge at Oklahoma University and the director of Christian Challenge at Arizona State University.
Cell Phone: 303.406.3415
Erik and Angelina Reiners
Erik and Angelina are serving for their second year on staff with Christian Challenge. They are focusing on reaching athletes at CU, and God has been blessing their efforts. Erik graduated from Western State in Gunnison and Angelina is a CU alum. They just welcomed a baby girl into their family, Gracie Marie.