Dave Harvey (D. Min., Westminster Theological Seminary) is the Pastor of Preaching at Four Oaks Community Church having served in pastoral ministry since 1986. Dave continues to serve on the board of CCEF and travels nationally and internationally preaching on marriage, leadership, and local church life. He is the author of When Sinners Say “I Do”, Am I Called? and Rescuing Ambition. Dave lives in Tallahassee, Florida with his wife, Kimm. They have four children.
Michael Crawford was born in Los Angeles in 1968. At the age of 19 Michael bought a bible & read the Gospel of Matthew. During this time God saved him. Michael went on to graduate from The Masters College & Seminary. He’s been married for 20 years to Dani and has 5 children. In June of 2009 Michael was sent to Baltimore to plant a church. He now lives in Baltimore & is working to see Freedom Church established. Michael is the author of 100 Meditations & lead contributor to his blog Superman’s Crystals.
John Starke is lead pastor of All Souls Church in New York City and editor and writer for The Gospel Coalition. He is married to Jena with 4 children. They live in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Kevin Jamison is the Lead Pastor of the Sojourn Community Church’s East Campus in Louisville, KY where he’s been serving since 2011. Prior to moving to Louisville, he founded The Oaks Community Church in Middletown, OH in 2007. Kevin is married to Stephanie, and they have three children: Anna, Owen, and Knox.
Nick Nye is the founder and lead pastor of Veritas Community Church in Columbus, Ohio. Veritas began in October 2008 and has grown from a few people to a multi-congregation church seeking gospel transformation for the city. Nick lives in the Short North Arts District of Columbus with his wife, Brittany, and four children, Viola, Charlotte, Simone, and Elliott.
Jay O’Brien is the Lead Pastor of Scarlet City Church a recent church plant in Columbus, OH. Jay is passionate about making the gospel plausible to saints, seekers, and skeptics by contextualizing the gospel in word and deed. Jay his wife, Megan, and their son Bennett live in Clintonville.
David is senior managing director for energy and chemicals & polymers at JobsOhio, the lead economic development organization for Ohio. Prior to joining JobsOhio in September of 2011, David was appointed by Governor Kasich to serve as director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. He received a Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University, a Master in Business Administration from DePaul University, and Master of Arts degree from Ashland Theological Seminary.
Ronnie is lead pastor of Substance Church in Ashland, Ohio and co-author of Finding God in the Dark (with Ted Kluck). He is also a contributing writer for the Gospel Coalition, and has released over 15 albums for Tooth and Nail/BEC as a recording artist. Ronnie lives in Ashland with his wife Melissa and daughter Beth
Jason Wing is one of the preaching pastors for Apex Community – a network of house churches in the Dayton, OH area. He has been on staff since 2002 and has previously served as the youth pastor and director of house churches. He currently lives in the city of Dayton with his wife, Rachel, and their four children.