Brian C. Smith, M.A. (Regent University), already had extensive ministry experience before pursuing his Ph.D. studies. Brian is a U.S. Army veteran and has been involved in refugee outreach, harbors ministry, prison outreach, kids crusades, preaching and evangelism in the USA and in eight countries in Western and Eastern Europe.
Calvin L. Smith, Ph.D. (University of Birmingham, England), is College Principal and Tutor in Theology at King's Evangelical Divinity School. He is also Editor of the Evangelical Review of Society and Politics. He is the author of numerous books and articles, editor of Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism (Brill, 2011) and editor of The Jews, Modern Israel and the New Supercessionism: Resources for Christians (King's Evangelical Divinity School, 2009). http://www.kingsdivinity.org/about/17-college/about/75-faculty-calvin-smith
Olga Soler is director, writer, and performer for Estuary Ministries, a Christ-centered performing arts ministry dealing with biblical themes, inner healing, abuse, and addictive problems. She holds degrees in education and communications with equivalent studies in theology and psychology. She has authored, co-authored, and illustrated several books including Tough Inspirations from the Weeping Prophet and The Body.
Bob Sorge served as a pastor for thirteen years, as well as a music director at Elim Bible Institute, NY. Now he bases his writing and traveling ministry in Kansas City, Missouri, where he lives with his wife, Marci, and three children. Author of the widely acclaimed, Exploring Worship, Bob has written numerous books that have been deeply influenced by his journey through a sustained personal crisis. Among his most noted works are the titles, The Fire Of Delayed Answers, Pain, Perplexity and Promotion, and Secrets Of The Secret Place.
David Suchet, CBE, is a British actor known for his performances on stage and television. He is best known for his role as novelist Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot, whom he played for 25 years from 1989 until 2014. Since 2012, he has served as a vice-president of the British Bible Society. His audio recording of New International Version of the Bible was released in 2014. Suchet has received numerous awards including the Royal Television Society's award for best male actor for A Song for Europe (1985), British Academy Television Award (BAFTA) for the title character in the television series Poirot (1991), an honorary degree for his contributions to the Arts from the University of Chichester (2008) and from the University of Kent at Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury (2011), and appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2011. He and his wife, Sheila, have been married since 1976. Twitter: @David_Suchet
Michael Sullivant and his wife Terri live in the Kansas City, Missouri area. They have given themselves to planting communities of faith in several U.S. states, pastoring, teaching, writing, coaching, building leaders and traveling to offer ministry in many nations. Michael is the author of Prophetic Etiquette: Your Complete Handbook on Giving and Receiving Prophecy (Creation House, 2000), and Your Kingdom Come (Creation House, 2000), and a devotional commentary called The Romance of Romans: God's Big God-Story (2011). www.radius-group.org
Shamow'el Rama Surya is a Sumatran with over 25 years of experience in documentary photography. The Jakarta Post named him one of the most significant photographers of Indonesia and he was awarded “Photographer of The Year” by German Fotomagazin in 1997. He has exhibited his work in galleries worldwide including Museum der Kulturen (Basel, Switzerland), Taksu Gallery (Jakarta, Indonesia), and Richard Meyer Culture Gallery (Petitenget, Bali). His work has been featured in numerous newspapers, magazines, and performance art exhibits. His photobooks include Yang Kuat Yang Kalah (“The Strong Ones Are The Beaten Ones,” Fotomedia Magazine, 1996) and A Certain Grace (Afterhours Books Publishing, 2015). Shamow'el Rama Surya
Eric Jonas Swensson is an author, blogger, historian, and social media director. He was a pastor for 17 years before resigning to go overseas on the trip that became the basis for his book, A Year in Tyr (2011). His dissertation has been published as Kinderbeten: The Origin, Unfolding, and Interpretations of the Silesian Children's Prayer Revival (Wipf & Stock, 2010). Google+
Vinson Synan, Ph.D., is Visiting Professor of Church History and Dean Emeritus of Regent University’s School of Divinity in Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Synan has over ten years of pastoral experience and is the author of several books including The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century, The Century Of The Holy Spirit 100 Years Of Pentecostal And Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001, Global Renewal Christianity: Europe and North America Spirit Empowered Movements: Past, Present, and Future, and The Twentieth-Century Pentecostal Explosion: The Exciting Growth of Pentecostal Churches and Charismatic Renewal Movements. Dr. Synan has been a leader bringing Christians together in the gospel of Jesus Christ through such efforts as founding the Society for Pentecostal Studies and participating in the Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA) Task Force. www.regent.edu/acad/schdiv/faculty_staff/synan.shtml