Santes Beatty

Director of Next Gen for The Wesleyan Church

Santes has 27 years of ministry and leadership experience as a local church pastor, denominational leader, higher education administrator, speaker, and coaching consultant.  Currently, he serves as the Director of Next Gen for The Wesleyan Church as well as the point person for this work in several districts in the United States and Canada.

He has a Masters of Ministry Leadership with a focus on Youth Ministry from Huntington University in Indiana and has been ordained as both a Wesleyan and Baptist minister. 

He continues to serve locally as the Student Pastor of ONE Church in High Point, North Carolina, but also serves nationally as the Director of Regional Conferences and Curriculum for Mosaix Global Network and is an Executive Coaching Consultant and speaker for Second Chair Solutions. 

In all these roles, he helps to equip and resource leaders, their churches, universities, and organizations to see them reach their full potential. Prior to these roles, he served as Lead Pastor of Mosaic Midtown in Detroit and Director of Multiethnic Ministries for The Wesleyan Church. 

He is an itinerant speaker for Fuller Youth Institute and an instructor for Kingswood Extended, a ministerial credentialing arm of The Wesleyan Church that is housed at Kingswood University in Canada.

Santes is a native of Raeford, North Carolina, but currently resides in Greensboro with his wife Nicole. They have five children: Tesia, Christian, Josiah, Serenity, and Sarah as well as a granddaughter, Nalani. They also have a fur baby named Cami (their Golden Retriever).