Jim Essian

Jim Essian

After eight years of professional baseball Jim retired and entered vocational ministry.

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John Ferrer

John Ferrer

John Ferrer is an “all-but-dissertation” PhD student in Philosophy of Religion at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Beau Bishop

Beau Bishop is an apologist and teacher who engages both Christian and non-believing audiences with Christian philosophy and apologetics.

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Justin W. Bass

Justin W. Bass has a Ph.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary in New Testament Studies.

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Ron Cheek

Ron A. Cheek

Ron A. Cheek is a contemporary realist painter from Texas who began his career in architecture.

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Shane Gray

Shane Gray

Shane Gary started Hope Works from scratch in the summer of 2003.

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Allen Hainline

Allen Hainline graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Texas at Austin.

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John Howell

John Howell

Dr. John Howell has M.Div and Th.M degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and MA and Ph.D. degrees in philosophy from Baylor University.

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Robert Howell

Robert J. Howell

Currently a Professor of Philosophy at SMU with a Ph.D from Brown University

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Alen Smith

Alan Smith

Alan oversees Freedom Ministry and Healing Ministry at Gateway Church in Southlake, TX

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Zachary Moore

Zachary Moore

Zachary Moore serves on the Board of Directors for Camp Quest Texas, the Fellowship of Freethought in Dallas, and the Foundation Beyond Belief.

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Nick Ostermann

Nick Ostermann

Nick Ostermann is the planting pastor of the Rooted Church, an Acts 29 church in the Near Southside district of Fort Worth.

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Matt Walker

Matt Walker

Matt is an undergraduate of the School of Mass Communications at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and has spent his graduate work for a Master of Divinity (Emphasis in Apologetics and Systematic Theology) at Southwestern Seminary and Telos Biblical Institute.

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Jim Spiegel

Jim Spiegel

Dr. Jim Spiegel earned a B.S. in Biology at Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi. From there he turned his interests to Philosophy, earning two graduate degrees in the field, an M.A. at University of Southern Mississippi and a Ph.D. at Michigan State University.

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Rick White

Rick White

Rick White is the lead and founding pastor of CityView Church – a church located in far-north Fort Worth in the Keller ISD.

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“We need theology in addition to Scripture because God has authorized teaching in the church, and because we need that teaching to mature in the faith.”

— John M. Frame