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To provide culturally relevant services that focus on empowering people, restoring families, healing individuals, and strengthening communities.


We visualize a community in which individuals and families have access to the tools and resources needed to thrive past trauma and live their best life.


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Jori Thibodeaux

President & CEO, Agape Oasis

Jori Thibodeaux joined Agape Oasis as Director of Operations in 2010, bringing with her extensive experience in Executive Leadership, Operational Management, Human Resources, and Finance. Her professional experience extended into managing high potentials for a global finance company, and C-Suite succession planning.

With passion for education, and love for family – Jori accepted the role of President with a mission and vision to serve Twin Cities’ families and communities, continuing the legacy of the organization’s Founder, Dr. Diane Thibodeaux – taking on the challenge of building something that has never been built before.

Under her leadership,  Agape Oasis has tripled its outreach services, diversified funding sources, and expanded its innovative programming.

Jori is a proud mother of two amazing children, and wife to Christopher Thibodeaux, Senior Pastor of Family Life Center where she also Pastors, and is known for sharing purposeful teachings through her “Kingdom Wealth Manager” platform, providing Bible-based knowledge on reaching financial freedom from a kingdom perspective. 

Cesarine Ntanga

Community Engagement Officer

Helene Pearson

Director, Agape Child Development Center

Pethuel LeFlore

Director, Oasis of Love Crisis Intervention Center


Christopher Thibodeaux

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Career Fitness Center

Ravi Norman

Chief Executive Officer

Norman Global Enterprises

Danika Okerstrom

Senior Recruiter


Crosby Steen

Senior Consultant

Baker Tilly Digital, Baker Tilly

Percelle Gregory

Pastoral Care Lead

Family Life Center

Priya Morioka

Chief Operation Officer

Global Language Connections

Dr. Creston Burse

Chief Information Security Officer


Steve Browne

Chief Operating Officer

A Plus Business Services LLC

Amanda Kopischke

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Incubate to Innovate

Brett Carter

EVP Group President Utilities &

Chief Customer Officer

Xcel Energy

Joy Wise Davis

Director of Human Resources

School of Dentistry

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


We are so grateful for being in position to have an impact in 2021! 

View our Impact Report.

2018 | Form 990

2019 | Form 990

2020 | Form 990

2021 | Form 990

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