Rony M. Reyes, Th.M. (Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, Ohio), has pastored churches in urban and rural settings in Indiana and Illinois. He is a member of the Society for Pentecostal Studies. Pastor Reyes is the author of Apocalyptic Anointing (Emeth Press, 2008).
David L. Ricci, MA (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary), PhD (ABD), is an associate professor in the Bible and Theology Department at Northpoint Bible College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He has served as an evangelist for many years, served on a pastoral staff, has been a marketplace chaplain, and had two radio shows in Rhode Island. He and his family live in Kingston, New Hampshire.
Monte Lee Rice is Pentecostal minister based in Singapore who has served on the pastoral staff of both small churches and megachurches in the Assemblies of God and the Anglican tradition. He graduated from Asia Pacific Theological Seminary in 2002 with a M.Div. (summa cum laude, theology) and has ministered widely throughout West and East Africa. firstname.lastname@example.org http://monteleerice.wordpress.com
Tony Richie, D.Min, Ph.D., is missionary teacher at SEMISUD (Quito, Ecuador) and adjunct professor at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary (Cleveland, TN). Dr. Richie is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God, and Senior Pastor at New Harvest in Knoxville, TN. He has served the Society for Pentecostal Studies as Ecumenical Studies Interest Group Leader and is currently Liaison to the Interfaith Relations Commission of the National Council of Churches (USA), and represents Pentecostals with Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation of the World Council of Churches and the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs. He is the author of Speaking by the Spirit: A Pentecostal Model for Interreligious Dialogue (Emeth Press, 2011) and Toward a Pentecostal Theology of Religions: Encountering Cornelius Today (CPT Press, 2013) as well as several journal articles and books chapters on Pentecostal theology and experience.
Patricia Riley, PhD (Regent University), has taught numerous adult Bible Studies at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Eastpointe, Michigan where she works at the Legacy Gift Coordinator. Dr. Riley has written several articles for the Italian/English encyclopedia about Protestant heroes of the Faith, Testimoni della fede nella Chiese della reforma (Rome: Nuova’ Citta Editrice Della P.A.M.O.M.).
Richard M. Riss (as of Fall 1998) is Assistant Professor of Church History at Zarephath Bible Institute in Zarephath, New Jersey. He holds a Master of Christian Studies degree from Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia (1979) and a Master of Arts in Church History from Trinity Divinity School (1988). He is currently finishing a Ph.D. degree in Church History at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. Richard M. Riss has authored several books including The Evidence of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (1977), The Latter Rain Movement of 1948 and the Mid-Twentieth Century Evangelical Awakening (1987), A Survey of 20th-Century Revival Movements in North America and with Kathryn J. Riss, Images of Revival (1997).
Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Ph.D. (Fuller Theological Seminary), serves as Professor of Church History and Ecumenics and the Director of the David J. DuPlessis Center for Christian Spirituality at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. Through the years, he has served as an apologist for and an interpreter of the Pentecostal movement to churches around the world. This has led to extensive involvement in international dialogue and consultation with other Christian traditions from the Vatican to the World Council of Churches. He is the author of The Azusa Street Mission and Revival (Thomas Nelson, 2006) and Prophecy in Carthage: Perpetua, Tertullian, and Cyprian (Pilgrim, 1992). www.fuller.edu/faculty/crobeck
Darrin J. Rodgers, M.A. in Theological Studies (Assemblies of God Theological Seminary), J.D. (University of North Dakota School of Law), is director of the Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center and editor of Assemblies of God Heritage. He is author of Northern Harvest (2003), a history of Pentecostalism in North Dakota, and numerous articles in books and journals. www.ifphc.org Facebook.
Jon M. Ruthven, Ph.D., spent his entire adult life in ministry, starting with David Wilkerson in Boston and New York City in the mid-60s. After spending a dozen years pastoring, a couple a years as a missionary in Africa as the head of Bible school, he ended up teaching theology in seminary for 18 years. Always interested in training and discipleship, Jon is developing a radically biblical approach to ministry training that seeks to replicate the discipling mission of Jesus in both content and method. Jon has written numerous scholarly papers and books including On the Cessation of the Charismata: The Protestant Polemic on Postbiblical Miracles (1993 and 2009) and What’s Wrong with Protestant Theology? Tradition vs. Biblical Emphasis (2013). He continues to emphasize the biblical grounding for a practical ministry of healing, signs and wonders in the power of the Spirit. Facebook.
Philip Graham Ryken, Ph.D. (University of Oxford), is the eighth and current president of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of more than 30 books, including The Message of Salvation (InterVarsity, 2001), Art for God’s Sake (P&R, 2006), Loving the Way Jesus Loves (Crossway, 2011), and expository commentaries on Exodus, Jeremiah, Luke, and other books of the Bible. www.wheaton.edu/about-wheaton/leadership/president-ryken
Shanwi Samuel was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. He began serving the Lord in 1999. His home church is Bethel Church in Jakarta, Indonesia. He received a call to missions in 2001 and that same year began training at Tawangmangu Bible School. There he was mentored by senior missionaries, Pastors Sam and Carol Soukotta; they trained him to be an interpreter for foreign lecturers. Since that time he has served as an interpreter, preacher, and teacher; he does itinerant ministry almost every month seeking to kindle the fires of revival in his home country.