Contributors

  • David Daniels

    David Daniels

    326 resources

    Dr. David Daniels (D. Min. Dallas Theological Seminary, M. Div. Denver Seminary) is Lead Pastor of Central Bible Church and author of Next Step Church, Next Step Discipleship, Next Step JournalWonder, and An Unexpected King.

  • Stephanie Thomas

    Stephanie Thomas

    128 resources

    Stephanie Thomas is the Children's Minister at Central Bible Church.

  • Tom Bulick

    Tom Bulick

    106 resources

    Dr. Tom Bulick (Ph. D. and Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary, M.A. Eastern Michigan University ) is the Spritual Formation Pastor at Central Bible Church. He has been writing The Scrolls Bible studies since their inception in 1998.

  • Roger Sappington

    Roger Sappington

    100 resources

    Dr. Roger Sappington (D. Min. Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, M. Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the Executive Pastor of Central Bible Church and the author of 30 Days in Exile.

  • Johnathon Valdez

    Johnathon Valdez

    37 resources

    Johnathon Valdez (MA in Christian Education, Dallas Theological Seminary) served for seven years as the Junior High Pastor at Central Bible Church.

  • Manny Fernandez

    Manny Fernandez

    31 resources

    Manny Fernandez (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, and current D.Min. student) has served in global missions and as Student Pastor at Central Bible Church. He is now the President of World Link Ministries.

  • Eric Wright

    Eric Wright

    30 resources

    Eric Wright (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) served as a pastor in churches in Michigan and Texas for 15 years and currently serves as a business administrator for a local medical practice. Eric ministers internationally in Southeast Asia teaching the Gospel of Mark to seminary students, and volunteers with International Students Inc. at UT Arlington.

  • Matt Koceich

    Matt Koceich

    25 resources

    Matt Koceich is the 2021 Christian Book Award finalist in the Children's category and author of the IMAGINE Bible adventure series for kids. He lives in Mansfield, Texas with his wife Cindi and their four children.

  • Alison Dellenbaugh

    Alison Dellenbaugh

    25 resources

    Alison Dellenbaugh (M.A. in Christian Leadership, Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Spiritual Formation Resource Manager at Central Bible Church and editor of the Next Step Disciple website.

  • Jenny Black

    Jenny Black

    21 resources

    Jenny Black (Master of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington) is the Central Counseling Director and Women's Minister at Central Bible Church.

  • Jon Rhiddlehoover

    Jon Rhiddlehoover

    18 resources

    Jon Rhiddlehoover (MA in Christian Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the Lead Community Pastor at Central Bible Church and Executive Director of the Central Storehouse food pantry.

  • Kristi Briggs

    Kristi Briggs

    14 resources

    Kristi Briggs is a student at Dallas Theological Seminary, focusing on ministry to women. Kristi is the author of multiple Bible studies available through Amazon.

  • Ryan Rasberry

    Ryan Rasberry

    12 resources

    Ryan Rasberry (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is a Community Pastor and Director of Care Ministries at Central Bible Church.

  • Toney Upton

    Toney Upton

    10 resources

    Dr. Toney Upton (D. Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is Lead Connection Pastor and Community Pastor at Central Bible Church.

  • Nathan Beltran

    Nathan Beltran

    8 resources

    Nathan Beltran is the Worship Director at Central Bible Church.

  • Brett Hansen

    Brett Hansen

    7 resources

    Brett Hansen (M. Div. student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a Community Pastor and Men's Ministry Director at Central Bible Church.

  • Libby Slaughter

    Libby Slaughter

    7 resources

    Libby Slaughter is Communications Director at Central Bible Church.

  • Madison Upton

    Madison Upton

    5 resources

    Madison Upton (M.A. in Global Leadership, Dallas Baptist University) is Missions Director at Central Bible Church.

  • Randall  Merrill

    Randall Merrill

    4 resources

    Randall Merrill (M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the president and CEO of Elevate Chaplains and Care Coaching, a firm that pours God’s love into people in the workplace.

  • Jesse Burns

    Jesse Burns

    3 resources

    Jesse Burns is the High School Minister at Central Bible Church.

  • Lupe Salazar

    Lupe Salazar

    3 resources

    Lupe Salazar is the Public Safety and Logistics Director at Central Bible Church.

  • Hinnan Herbert

    Hinnan Herbert

    3 resources

    Hinnan Herbert is pursuing a Th.M. at Dallas Theological Seminary, focusing on Old Testament studies. He works as an Accounting Clerk at the Dallas Seminary Foundation.

  • Lori Rasberry

    Lori Rasberry

    3 resources

    Lori Rasberry and her husband, Ryan, lead the Re|Engage marriage ministry at Central Bible Church. Lori also serves in the Women's Ministry and as a Home Group leader.

  • Ashley Frerking

    Ashley Frerking

    2 resources

    Ashley B. Frerking (B.A. in English, Dallas Baptist University; M.A. in Scriptwriting, Regent University) grew up in Nairobi, Kenya where her parents were missionaries for more than a decade. She now lives in Texas and writes fiction books.

  • Tranece Harris

    Tranece Harris

    2 resources

    Tranece Harris is in the last year of the M.A. in Christian Education Program at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS). She serves as the president of ARISE Women Student Fellowship at DTS and works for DTS as an Admissions Counselor.

  • Chrissy Howard

    Chrissy Howard

    2 resources

    Chrissy Howard is the Student Ministry Assistant at Central Bible Church, as well as a songwriter and singer who records worship music as part of My Strength and My Song. She is also a certified biblical counselor.

  • Dani Perera

    Dani Perera

    2 resources

    Dani Perera (Certificate in Pastoral Studies, Sefovan Seminary; M. Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, D.Min. student at Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Minister of Central en Español, a Spanish language congregation of Central Bible Church.

  • Hannah Elmore

    Hannah Elmore

    2 resources

    Hannah Elmore graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in December 2023 with a Master of Arts in Christian Education. 

  • Craig Prather

    Craig Prather

    2 resources

    Craig Prather (D. Min., Dallas Theological Seminary) and his wife, Barbara, have served as missionaries and church planters for close to 50 years, ministering to the Spanish-speaking world and Spanish-speaking church leaders in a variety of contexts.

  • Dianne Jones

    Dianne Jones

    2 resources

    Dianne Jones serves as a worship leader in the Celebrate Recovery ministry and the Women’s Ministry at Central Bible Church. She is a high school English teacher in Arlington, Texas.

  • Jessica Ericksen

    Jessica Ericksen

    2 resources

    Jessica Ericksen (M. A. in Communication, The University of Texas at Arlington) serves in the worship and communications ministries of Central Bible Church.

  • Melissa Freeman

    Melissa Freeman

    2 resources

    Melissa Freeman is the Mix Coordinator in the Children's Ministry of Central Bible Church and has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Callie Baldridge

    Callie Baldridge

    2 resources

    Callie Baldridge is the Logistics Coordinator at Central Bible Church.

  • Taylor Standridge

    Taylor Standridge

    2 resources

    Taylor Standridge (Master of Biblical and Theological Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary) is a podcaster, producer, and Certified Christian Financial Counselor. He serves as Production Manager for the Faith & Finance radio program and podcast with Rob West and Producer of the More Than Money podcast with Dr. Art Rainer. 

  • Delaney Elliott

    Delaney Elliott

    2 resources

    Delaney Elliott is Children's Ministry Associate at Central Bible Church and has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Sherry McElhannon

    Sherry McElhannon

    2 resources

    Sherry McElhannon is the Children's Ministry Coordinator at Central Bible Church. She has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Natalie Kitchen

    Natalie Kitchen

    1 resource

    Natalie Kitchen is in her last semester of the MBTS program at Dallas Theological Seminary. She is the Residency Program Director at North Point Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Kara Gunn

    Kara Gunn

    1 resource

    Kara Gunn is the Coordinator of Student and Family Ministries at Grace Preparatory Academy.

  • Lindsay Edge

    Lindsay Edge

    1 resource

    Lindsay Edge is the Community and Connection Assistant at Central Bible Church.

  • Braydon Rasberry

    Braydon Rasberry

    1 resource

    Braydon Rasberry is the Junior High Minister at Central Bible Church.

  • Jamie Klusacek

    Jamie Klusacek

    1 resource

    Jamie Klusacek is a speaker and podcaster, and the author of multiple books, including Choose Truth. She lives in Colorado with her husband and four daughters.

  • Brittany  Duckworth

    Brittany Duckworth

    1 resource

    Brittany Duckworth (B.A., Communication) lives in Arlington, Texas with her husband Wade and their four children.

  • Kimberly R.

    Kimberly R.

    1 resource

    Kimberly R. has served 22 years with her husband and three kids in Africa with Wycliffe Bible Translators.

  • Laura Ewart

    Laura Ewart

    1 resource

    Laura Ewart has a degree in graphic design and enjoys writing and illustrating articles to encourage people to experience everyday joy through a deeper relationship with God.

  • Jimmy Black

    Jimmy Black

    1 resource

    Jimmy Black and his wife, Jenny, are shepherds and home group leaders for their Community Group at Central Bible Church. Jimmy also leads a men's Bible study and has a heart for international missions, especially for Ethiopia.

  • Haley Coon

    Haley Coon

    1 resource

    Haley Coon is an educator who has taught all grades K-12 in both the public and private school sector. Haley is an advocate for foster care and adoption.

  • Amber Nygaard

    Amber Nygaard

    1 resource

    Amber Nygaard is the Creative Arts Assistant at Central Bible Church and leads worship for Celebrate Recovery.

  • Maija Ranta Pulliam

    Maija Ranta Pulliam

    1 resource

    Maija Ranta Pulliam is in her last year at Dallas Theological Seminary, finishing her Th.M. in Historical Theology. She is a contributor for the Visual Museum of Women in Christianity.

  • Amanda Bray

    Amanda Bray

    1 resource

    Amanda Bray is the Events Coordinator at Central Bible Church.

  • Michelle Holmgren

    Michelle Holmgren

    1 resource

    Michelle Holmgren (M.Div. in Great Commission Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as an Associate Minister in the Institute at The Village Church in Flower Mound, TX.

  • Missy Watson

    Missy Watson

    1 resource

    Missy Watson leads the Embrace Grace ministry at Central Bible Church.

  • Amy Nickerson

    Amy Nickerson

    1 resource

    Amy Nickerson is a writer at Seed Company, a Bible translation organization working to see God’s Word transforming lives in every language in this generation.

  • George Lynch

    George Lynch

    1 resource

    After a long corporate career, George Lynch served as CEO of Traffick911, a faith-based NGO serving child sex trafficking survivors. Through it all, he has painted. Today he is a Realtor and an artist. 

  • Dominique Arce

    Dominique Arce

    1 resource

    Dominique Arce is Community Relations Coordinator for Traffick911.

  • Amanda Vaughan

    Amanda Vaughan

    1 resource

    Amanda Vaughan is the Basix Coordinator in the Children's Ministry of Central Bible Church and has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Kim Jack

    Kim Jack

    1 resource

    Kim Jack is the MiniMix Coordinator in the Children's Ministry of Central Bible Church and has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Cindi Koceich

    Cindi Koceich

    1 resource

    Cindi Koceich is the ReGenesis Coordinator for the Children's Ministry of Central Bible Church and its African congregation, ReGenesis Bible Church. She has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Kayla Moore

    Kayla Moore

    1 resource

    Kayla Moore has served as Fix Coordinator for the Children's Ministry of Central Bible Church. She has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Tammy Blair

    Tammy Blair

    1 resource

    Tammy Blair is the Children's Ministry Assistant at Central Bible Church. She has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Nate  K.

    Nate K.

    1 resource

    Nate K. is a Risk Management Consultant and a guest author for Next Step Disciple.

  • Tamara D.

    Tamara D.

    1 resource

    Tamara D. has been in vocational ministry for 25 years and currently serves in a Family Mobilization ministry. She has lived and worked globally, helping families find their most strategic role in seeing God's name proclaimed among the nations.

  • Marilyn Murray

    Marilyn Murray

    1 resource

    Marilyn Murray has over 25 years of church staff experience serving in the areas of Biblical Counseling and Global Outreach. She is committed to supporting women in their role in the Global Church. She currently lives in Guatemala.

  • Chad Bailey

    Chad Bailey

    1 resource

    Chad Bailey (M.A. in Theology Studies, B.H. Carroll Theological Seminary) is Lead Pastor of The Mill Community Church in Celina, Texas, where he lives with his wife and three kids.

  • Debbie Stuart

    Debbie Stuart

    1 resource

    Debbie Stuart is the Women's Minister at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas, with extensive experience as a speaker, ministry coach, leader, and consultant. Debbie is the author of 20 Minutes a Day for the Rest of Your Life and 20 Lessons Learned, and co-author of Redeemed Rebel.

  • Lilly Ryan

    Lilly Ryan

    1 resource

    Lilly Ryan is the KinderKix Coordinator in the Children's Ministry of Central Bible Church and has written the family page of The Scrolls Bible study as a guest author.

  • Ashlea Pierce

    Ashlea Pierce

    1 resource

    Ashlea Pierce (Master of Journalism, The University of North Texas) is a co-leader at Central Bible church’s ESL ministry.

  • Steve D.

    Steve D.

    1 resource

    Steve D. has been in vocational ministry for over 25 years and has spent the majority of that time either living in East Asia or otherwise focused on mobilizing the church in East Asia. He and his family serve with Via, where they are focused on seeing the 3 billion people with no access to the gospel reduced to zero. 

  • Laura Lee Ellis

    Laura Lee Ellis

    1 resource

    Laura Lee Ellis is a freelance writer, former missionary to Africa, and mother of five. She and her husband Nick are second generation homeschoolers. They founded Christian Halls International to impact the next generation of leaders for Christ. 

  • Sandra Glahn

    Sandra Glahn

    1 resource

    Dr. Sandra Glahn is Professor of Media Arts and Worship at Dallas Theological Seminary. She has authored more than 20 books and is president of the Evangelical Press Association. 

  • Sandi Arenburg

    Sandi Arenburg

    1 resource

    Sandi Arenburg is in the last year of the Master of Arts in Christian Education program at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS). She has been a Bible study leader for the past 13 years.