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
Larry L. Taylor, M.A., D.Min., is Affiliate Faculty at Regis University in the Denver area and formerly professor of humanities at Portland Bible College. Larry Taylor founded a church in Colorado and has 17 years of pastoral experience.
Matthew K. Thompson is a PhD student in systematic theology at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He holds a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO.
Bernie Townsend, MTh (Laidlaw College, New Zealand), is a retired public servant with significant years of service in finance and financial systems. He is the author of The Life and Works of Octavius Hadfield, a Kapiti Missionary: From a Christian Perspective, a Basic Missiological Primer (2011).
David Trementozzi, M.Div. (Regent University, 1996), B.A. (Messiah College, 1990), is a professor at Regent University School of Divinity, Undergraduate Studies and is a Ph.D. student at Regent University with an emphasis in renewal theology. He has published several book reviews (Religious Studies Review, and Pneuma Review), an encyclopedia article on the spiritual impact and legacy of John Newton, a fictional allegory on the role of the Spirit in the journey of faith (The Way of the Thorn, 2002), devotional poems and prayers on the themes of hope and restoration (Light for the Dark Night, 2005), and written numerous articles on renewal and the role of the Spirit in the life of the believer. David has served in pastoral ministry for over ten years.
Ekaputra Tupamahu is a Ph.D. candidate in New Testament studies at Vanderbilt University. After finishing his studies at Asia Pacific Theological Seminary in Baguio City, Philippines in 2005, he taught theology and biblical studies for several years at Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Satyabhakti in Indonesia. He then moved to the United States to attend Claremont School of Theology in 2009. Prior to pursuing his doctoral studies, he worked as a pastor of a church in Redlands, California. He, his wife, and two children currently reside in Nashville, TN.
Richard L. Twiss, Tayoate Ob Najin “He Stands with his People” (1954-2013), D.Miss. (Asbury Theological Seminary), was a Lakota follower of the Jesus Way. In February 1997, Richard and his wife, Katherine, founded the non-profit ministry of Wiconi International. Through Wiconi, Richard and Katherine touched the lives of many thousands of people. Richard also co-founded NAIITS (North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies), he was chairman of the board for My People International, a member of the CCDA (Christian Community Development Association), and co-founder of Evangelicals4Justice. He was the author of One Church, Many Tribes: Following Jesus the Way God Made You (Chosen, 2000), which the Lord continues to use to reach many people with the message of an inculturated faith in Jesus. Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys: A Native American Expression of the Jesus Way (IVP) was published posthumously in June 2015. www.wiconi.com
Tim Tyler, MFA, MDiv, is the founding Pastor of Christ Community Church in Roseville, Michigan, established in 1991. He is ordained by the International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies (IFCA) and is the Great Lakes District Overseer. Tim ministered with the underground church in China from 2001 through 2009.
Bernie A. Van De Walle, Ph.D. (Drew University), is Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Ambrose University College in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author of The Heart of the Gospel: A. B. Simpson, the Fourfold Gospel, and Late Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Theology (2009), Rethinking Holiness: A Theological Introduction (2017), and contributor to other works including The Spirit Renews the Face of the Earth: Pentecostal Forays in Science and Theology of Creation (2009), Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (2011), and The Holy River of God: Currents and Contributions of the Wesleyan Holiness Stream of Christianity (2016). He has served as the President of the Christian Theological Research Fellowship and sits on the Steering Committee of the Wesleyan Holiness Connection. Amazon Author page
Shane VanMeveren, M.Div. (Sioux Falls Seminary), Ph.D. (Regent University), has served as head pastor of three congregations in the upper Midwest and is currently the pastor of Bethany Mennonite Church in Freeman, South Dakota. He is currently engaged in research in Patristic studies and Medieval theology.
Stephen M. Vantassel, Ph.D. theology (Trinity Theological Seminary), M.A.T.S. Old Testament (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary), B.S. Biblical Studies (Gordon College), is a tutor of theology at King’s Evangelical Divinity School in Broadstairs, U.K. and Assistant Editor for the Evangelical Review of Theology and Politics. His dissertation on the role of animals in Christian theology was published in expanded form in Dominion over Wildlife? An Environmental-Theology of Human-Wildlife Relations (Wipf and Stock, 2009). He lives with his wife in Lewistown, Montana. He regularly posts articles at kingsdivinity.academia.edu/StephenMVantassel.
Frank Viola has helped thousands of people around the world to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ and enter into a more vibrant and authentic experience of church. He has written many books on these themes, including God’s Favorite Place on Earth, From Eternity to Here: Rediscovering the Ageless Purpose of God, Reimagining Church: Pursuing the Dream of Organic Christianity, and The Day I Met Jesus: The Revealing Diaries of Five Women from the Gospels. He blogs regularly at frankviola.com. Twitter www.FrankViola.net