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Owen Strachan is President of Reformanda Ministries. He is Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is the Director of the Center for Public Theology and the Director of The Residency, Midwestern’s residential PhD program. Strachan is a graduate of Bowdoin College (A.B. in History), The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. in Biblical & Theological Studies), and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Ph.D. in Theological Studies). He serves as a Senior Fellow on the Council of Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW), which he led as President from 2014-16. Strachan has published many books, including the new devotional resource Always in God’s Hands. Dr. Strachan is married to Bethany, and they have three children.
Gavin Peacock is married to Amanda and the father of Jake and Ava. He is also a pastor at Calvary Grace Church of Calgary, and the Director of International Outreach for CBMW. Gavin was born in Kent, England, where he played professional football (soccer) for 18 years. He played for Chelsea, Newcastle Utd and QPR, after which he worked for six years on TV and radio as a BBC commentator. In 1986 he was converted to Christ at age 18 and was used by God to bear witness to the gospel throughout his football career. However, in 2006 God called him to pastoral ministry after which he left the BBC and moved to Canada in 2008. In 2016 he co-authored The Grand Design, a book on biblical manhood and womanhood, published by Christian Focus. He speaks globally on these issues. He holds an M.A. (Christian Studies).
Nate Pickowicz is a graduate of Trinity Theological Seminary, M.A. (B.A., Muhlenberg College). He is the pastor of Harvest Bible Church in Gilmanton Iron Works, New Hampshire. He is the author of Reviving New England: The Key to Revitalizing Post-Christian America (2016) and Why We’re Protestant: An Introduction to the Five Solas of the Reformation (2017). He serves as the general editor of The American Puritans Series. Additionally, he has written for 9Marks, Credo magazine, and Tabletalk magazine. He and his wife, Jess, have two children.
Dustin Benge (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY) serves as Executive Director for Reformanda Ministries. He is currently lecturer, senior fellow, and administrative research assistant at The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies. In addition, he is a visiting lecturer at Munster Bible College in Cork, Ireland and serves as the editor of Expositor Magazine. His books include: A Journey Toward Heaven, Lifting Up Our Hearts, Sweetly Set on God: The Spirituality of David Brainerd, and others. He has also served as a pastor in Kentucky and Alabama. He writes for Reformation21, Christward Collective, Tabletalk, and Expositor Magazine. Dr. Benge is married to Molli and they live in Louisville, KY.
Costi W. Hinn is the Executive Pastor at Mission Bible Church in Tustin, California. He is passionate about equipping Christians to live boldly for Jesus Christ and seeks to accomplish this through preaching, teaching, and writing. He is co-author of Defining Deception (Southern California Seminary Press, 2018), and has completed a second book releasing in 2019 (Zondervan). Costi is married to the love of his life, Christyne. They have three children.
Grant Castleberry is Pastor of Discipleship at Providence Church in Frisco, Texas. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY. As an officer in the Marine Corps, he served for two years overseas as an Air Traffic Control Marine Mobile Team Leader (2008-2010) and then as a Series Commander at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC (2010-2011). He writes at Tabletalk and Reformation21. Grant is married to GraceAnna and they have three children.