Mastering Life Ministries / Pure Passion TV

Dr. David Kyle Foster (M-Div - Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D-Min - Trinity School for Ministry) is the executive director of Mastering Life Ministries and the author of Love Hunger: A Harrowing Journey from Sexual Addiction to True Fulfillment, Sexual Healing: A Biblical Guide to Finding Freedom from Sexual Sin and Brokenness, and Transformed Into His Image: Hidden Steps on the Journey to Christlikeness.

He has served as adjunct professor at Asbury Theological Seminary, The Bible Institute of Hawaii, Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry, Logos Christian College & Graduate School and the Wagner Leadership Institute.

His articles have appeared in numerous journals and magazines and he has been a guest on countless television and radio programs at home and abroad - witnessing to the power of God to set anyone free from anything. David has spoken on five continents for ministries such as Youth With A Mission, Ellel Ministries and others.

Dr. Foster founded Mastering Life Ministries (aka Pure Passion Media) in 1987, and for 10 years produced and/or directed the award-winning “Pure Passion” TV program ( He is also the producer and/or director of the award-winning documentaries, “Such Were Some of You”, “How Do You Like Me Now? When a Child, Parent, Spouse or Sibling Says They’re Gay” and “Tranzformed: Finding Peace with Your God-Given Gender”.

Making his home in the Nashville, TN area, David loves hanging out with Jesus during the Autumn in a quiet mountain cabin and being in the company of people who can’t stop talking about how much they love God.

Karl Sutton is the Director of Mastering Life Ministries (aka Pure Passion Media). He spent over 20 years in audio post production working on a diverse range of projects for clients including Disney, Discovery Channel, McDonalds, Cirque du Soleil, and many more. Through these years Karl recorded albums, did foley work, ADR, and mixed thousands of radio & TV commercials. 

For 10 years Karl co-owned Midnight Music Productions and composed/produced hundreds of post-music scores and jingles. In 2009 Karl joined Mastering Life Ministries and shot & edited over 100 “Pure Passion” episodes. In 2014 Karl edited, helped score and did the post production supervision on the award-winning documentary “Such Were Some Of You”. 

In 2016 Karl served as the director, videographer, editor & post-production supervisor on the award-winning documentary, “How Do You Like Me Now”. In 2017, Karl directed, edited and did the videography for the documentary, “TranZformed”. Karl’s work has won numerous Telly and film festival awards, including “Best Documentary”.

Board of Directors

Joe Allen serves on the Board of Directors of Mastering Life Ministries. He and his wife Marion travel and speak on issues related to sexual brokenness and parenthood in churches and conferences around the country. They are often seen manning an exhibit booth for Mastering Life Ministries and our support group (“Hope for the Broken Heart”) at large events. For several years Joe & Marion were hosts of our monthly "Hope" group in Folkston, Georgia and now lead the same group in their new home in Opelika, Alabama. 

Jerry Bryant is the leader of the House2House movement in Nashville, TN. Jerry was born into a home of traveling Methodist evangelists. During the seventies, he became pastor of "Last Days Community" with Keith and Melody Green before being ordained into the new "Vineyard Christian Fellowship" movement. Jerry was also a pioneer of contemporary Christian music radio and his weekly show, "Jesus Solid Rock", has been heard on over 100 stations. His current radio show is called "Full Circle Jesus Music".

Board of Advisors

Dr. Neil T. Anderson
Freedom in Christ Ministries
9051 Executive Park, Ste 503
Knoxville, TN 37923

Dr. Ted Baehr
The Christian Film & Television Commission
2510-G Las Posas Rd #502
Camarillo, Ca. 93010

Steve Berger
Grace Chapel
3279 Southall Road
Franklin, TN 37064

Robert D'Andrea
Christian Television Network
P.O. Box 6922
Clearwater, FL 34618-6922

Dr. Robert Gagnon
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
616 N. Highland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Peter Horrobin
Ellel Ministries International
Lancaster LA2 0HN
United Kingdom

David Mainse
100 Huntley Street
P.O. Box 5100
Burlington, ON,
Canada L7R 4M2

Dr. J.I. Packer
Regent College
Vancouver, Canada

Jerry Rose
Total Living Network
2880 Vision Court
Aurora, IL 60506

Doris Wagner
Global Harvest Ministries
11005 State Highway 83 N
Colorado Springs, Co. 80921

In Glory . . .
Dr. Bill Bright
Molly D'Andrea
Dr. John White
Dr. C. Peter Wagner