Entrusted Board of Directors

Dave Corning

Dave serves as the Director for Entrusted Ministries. He has worked in the insurance industry for the past 35 years, while devoting much of his free time to ministry. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of church leadership, elder training, and individual discipleship. Dave loves to teach his "New Believer's Class" and to pour his life into discipling others. He has extensive teaching and counseling experience and has been been heavily involved in church leadership for over 35 years.

Dave Corning has been married to Betsy for over 40 years. They are the parents of three grown children and the grandparents of eight. They reside in the Chicagoland area.


Betsy Corning
Founder & Executive Director

Betsy Corning has devoted her life to the dual cause of discipleship and family life. Her calling to ministry began in her college years when she and David received extensive training in biblical discipleship through their involvement with the Navigators Ministry.

Betsy is a registered Occupational Therapist and is the Founder of Entrusted Ministries. She has extensive experience in biblical counseling as well as over 40 years in various positions of church leadership.

Her published work on parenting and family life, Entrusted with a Child’s Heart was first shared with the Moms’ ministry at their home church in 1999 and has since been distributed across the country and around the world, including several foreign language translations.

Betsy and David share a passion for building the body of Christ, family by family. They are the parents of three grown children and the grandparents of ten. 


Bob Gunter

Bob Gunter and his wife Linda are active in family-related ministries at the Moody Church in Chicago. Currently, Bob serves as Pastor of Families and Stewardship Ministries and Linda teaches a women’s Precepts Bible Study. Together they teach several weekly classes at Moody Church on parenting, marriage and family and they also assist in pre-marital counseling.

Prior to coming on staff at Moody Church, Bob served as General Counsel and Vice President for the Moody Bible Institute from 1998 to 2008 and prior to that he practiced law in the Seattle area for 27 years. The Gunters have two adult children and five grandchildren.


Julie Southard 
Vice President

John and Julie Southard have been married 25 years and have 5 children, 4 biological daughters and 1 adopted son. They live in Wheaton, IL and John runs a commercial real estate finance company called T2. The Southards are passionate about Entrusted and believe strongly in the biblical principles upon which it is based. 


Jim Jodrey

Jim Jodrey and his wife Brenda have served together in many ministry areas over the past 30 years. Jim served on staff at a mega church in the Chicago area for 16 years where his responsibilities included finance, operations, stewardship and benevolence management. He has also served on a number of ministry boards—most recently with Administer Justice, which provides legal, reconciliation, and financial services to the needy in Northern Illinois.   

Jim and Brenda reside in the Chicagoland area. They have two grown children and two grandchildren.


Nancy McDonaugh
Asst. Treasurer

Nancy has helped Betsy with Entrusted since the very first class taught back in 1999 when her children were just preschoolers. She shares Betsy's passion for strengthening families and has led several Entrusted groups over the years. 

Nancy has been married to her husband Jim for 28 years and they have two grown children. They are active in their church and they own a business together.