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.
Reggie is the Adult Ministries Pastor at Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV) a church that sees over 33,000 in attendance each Sunday. He is a 3rd generation pastor committed to the local church and the advancement of Jesus Christ. He is experienced in family ministry, church planting, and adult ministries and is passionate about his ministry at CCV.
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.
Julie holds a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University in special education and behavioral therapy and has over 10 years of experience working with children and families in home, school, and research settings. She now serves as Children’s Minister at Harpeth Christian Church, where she is able to use her background in education and behavior to help kids learn to trust and follow Jesus and equip parents to disciple their kids. Julie lives in Franklin, TN, with her husband and two young sons.
Guy Hammond started Strength in Weakness ministry which has helped thousands in 58 countries. He has taught over 100,000 people in churches, universities and faith based groups globally, has written 6 books and had a documentary movie made about his life and ministry called FINDING GUY.
Before becoming a Christian Guy lived an active gay life until he was 24 years old. After becoming a Christian he left that life behind forever. He married his best friend Cathy in 1991 and has 4 amazing kids. Guy is a news junkie, loves anything political, loves to read, and is an avid hockey and baseball fan.
Mark joined the staff at Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV) in Peoria, Arizona in July 2012 as a teaching pastor. CCV currently has nine locations and 33,000 in weekly attendance. Prior to joining the CCV team, Mark was a Professor at Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri (1990-2012). Currently, he is an online professor for Ozark, an Adjunct Professor at Hope International University in Fullerton, California and Haus Edelweiss, Vienna, Austria. Mark is also the author and co-author of many books mostly on the Life of Christ, book of Acts, and Revelation.