Bobby is the point-leader of Renew.org and Discipleship.org, both collaborative, disciple-making organizations. He is the founding and lead pastor of Harpeth Christian Church (by the Harpeth River, just outside of Nashville, TN). He has an M.A.R. and an M.Div. from Harding School of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than 10 books on discipleship, including Discipleshift (with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman), The Disciple Maker’s Handbook (with Josh Patrick) and Becoming a Disciple Maker: The Pursuit of Level 5 Disciple Making (with Greg Weins). He lives in the greater Nashville area with his wife and near his children and grandchildren.
Corey Trimble became a believer in 2002 after living a life of addiction while playing music for several years on the road with multiple punk/hardcore bands. He graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Middle Tennessee State University and went on to teach High School and College English. Although Corey has never attended formal seminary, he became a student pastor in 2005 before leaving the church where he became a Christian to start The Experience Community in 2009. The Experience has grown from only a few people to almost 5,000. Corey is very open about his short-comings and insecurities, which makes his pastoring style very unique and refreshing.
David Young grew up in Middle Tennessee, where he began preaching at the age of 16. He currently serves as the senior minister for the North Boulevard Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, with over 2,100 people in weekly attendance, with many thousands more watching his weekly TV program. He has worked for churches in Missouri, Kansas, and Tennessee, taught New Testament at several colleges, and traveled widely teaching and preaching, leading mission trips and hosting tours to the Holy Lands and to other religious sites. He has written several books, including New Day: Restoring the Revolutionary Mission of Christ’s Church, A Grand Illusion: How Progressive Christianity Undermines Biblical Faith (Renew.org) and the forthcoming King Jesus and the Beauty of Obedience Based Discipleship (Zondervan). He holds the B.A. from Freed-Hardeman University, the M.A. from Harding University Graduate School of Religion, and the M.A. and Ph.D. in New Testament from Vanderbilt University. David and his wife, Julie, have two redheaded children, Rachel and Jonathan.