Ken Nelson is a seasoned TV Journalist and filmmaker who was called into the ministry to help people throughout the world gain a better understanding of what it means to be a follower of Jesus. Ken began his career in the late 1960’s as a writer, producer, and anchor for a major radio network and eventually served as a TV News anchor and filmmaker in one of the nation’s largest cities. he also spent several years advising corporate boards of directors and executives on how to improve communications and develop meaningful strategic plans.
Dr. David Faust is one of the most respected pastors, bible teachers, and authors in America. Whether he’s in the pulpit or in front of the camera, Dave has a unique God given ability to help people of all ages gain a clear understanding of what it means to be a Christian. Dave has served as the lead pastor of one of America’s largest churches, President of a Christian university, and authored a series of books on how to gain a personal relationship with Christ. Dave will guide and teach us as we travel in the footsteps of Jesus.
Bob Russell wanted to be a high school basketball coach, but God called him to become a preacher. After graduation from seminary, Bob accepted a position as senior pastor of a church with only 180 members. Under his leadership, it would grow into one of the largest churches in America, with 18,000 people attending every Sunday. Now retired, Bob continues to preach at churches and conferences throughout the United States. He also provides guidance for church leadership, mentors other ministers and has authored more than a dozen books.
Dr. Fadi Zoughbi and his family pastor the House of Bread Church in Bethlehem located only two blocks from the Church of The Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus. The House of Bread is a spirit-filled, independent, non-denominational church ministering to Christians living in the occupied West Bank of Israel. The Zoughbi’s also conduct Sunday services for tourists from all corners of the world. In addition to appearing on camera, Fadi also serves as our advisor throughout throughout this video series and is among the most knowledgeable Christians in all of Israel.
Dr. Jodi Magness is is a world renowned archeologist and scholar of religion. Dr. Magness takes us to a dig site near the Sea of Galilee where discovers are being made that identify people and places found in the Bible. She helps us understand the importance of knowing the ancient culture where Jesus lived and conducted his ministry. Dr. Magness serves as the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Teaching Excellence in early Judaism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She previously taught at Tufts University.
Alycia Wood is a nationally known speaker for the Zacharias Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. In this video series, Alycia helps us understand the Trinity as one God with three persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. She also answers the questions of why God entered our world as baby Jesus rather than an all powerful kind destined to free the Jews from control by the Roman Empire. Alycia has a passion for serving Christ far outside her comfort zone and always welcomes the opportunity to communicate the true message of the Bible.
Victor John is bringing Christ to millions of people in north India. he believes that no less than 100 million of his people will accept Jesus as their personal Savior over the next four years. While the church may be declining in much of the world, because of Victor and his organization, Christianity is growing at an unprecedented rate in northern India. In this video series, he explains that you don’t have to be a trained theologian or an expert in the Bible to share your faith. Victor says to simply live your life as a true disciple of Christ and others will follow and grow God’s one church.
Dr. Andrew Newberg is the world’s most recognized Neurotheologist authoring numerous books on prayer and appearing on several national TV programs. Ever since he was a child he has been fascinated by the power of prayer. Today, he is the director of research at the Marcus Institute of Integrative health at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In this video series, Dr. Marcus demonstrates how the communications center of our brain is “wired” for prayer and is activated when people believe they are speaking with God or engaged in meditation. Prayer, he says, also has profound impact on both our physical and mental health.