Colorado District Staff

District Staff

Our District Office Staff is made up of people who have been involved in ministry over several years. If you have a need or any questions, please feel free to contact the District Office at

Rev. David Ralph, Colorado District Superintendent

Rev. Ralph was elected superintendent of the Colorado District Church of the Nazarene in July of 2001.  Prior to that, he was the senior pastor of the Westminster and Green Acres Churches here in Colorado.

Rev. Ralph was raised in a Nazarene parsonage in Indiana.  He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University (formerly Bethany Nazarene College) and Nazarene Theological Seminary. He was ordained in Colorado.

He and his wife, Carol, have three sons: Chris, who resides in the Denver area; Jonathan, who is a pastor in Alaska; and Joshua, who lives in the Denver area, also.

Rev. Ralph enjoys reading books on trends in theology, church growth, administration, and the lives of outstanding leaders.


Dr. Kevin Compton, Colorado District Administrator

Dr. Compton serves as the District Administrator for the Colorado District Church of the Nazarene. He previously served the Colorado District as a church consultant and was the Associate Pastor at Eastborough Church of the Nazarene in Colorado Springs. He holds a BA in Pastoral Ministry and Christian Counseling from Nazarene Bible College, an MA in Counseling from MidAmerica Nazarene University, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University. Dr. Compton was ordained on the Colorado District.
He and his wife Linda currently reside in Colorado Springs. Their son Douglas, daughter-in-law Samantha, and granddaughter Allyson also live in Colorado Springs. The entire family loves a good trip to the mountains, which usually includes ATVs and a stop at the target range. Dr. Compton enjoys reading on the topics of leadership and the integration of psychology and theology.



Rev. Mickey Cox, Colorado District Office Assistant and Assembly Conference Coordinator

Rev. Cox is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene and has been involved in various aspects of ministry, especially in youth ministry, for over 48 years. He has served in ministry in Colorado for over 25 years, which includes Colorado Springs First Church, Westminster Crossing Church, and as youth ministry consultant at Northwest Nazarene University. He currently works part-time in the Colorado District Office.

He especially enjoys being involved in the discipleship process for students in a discipleship group modeled after the ministry style of Jesus for spiritual formation. His responsibilities in the District Office focus on the District eNewsletter, District Assembly Conference, and working on the website, as well as he is the Secretary for the District NYI Council.

He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University (formerly Bethany Nazarene College) and has a Master’s in Spiritual Formation from Northwest Nazarene University. He continues to enjoy reading books on spiritual formation.
Linda Compton, Colorado District Administrative Assistant


Rev. Joel Garcia, District Camp Director