Esther (Fleece) Allen (OCCA Business Programme, Oxford University, B.A., Oakland University) is an international speaker and author. Allen is a millennial influencer known for connecting influential people and organizations to their mutual benefit. Named one of CNN’s “Five Women to Watch” and one of Christianity Today’s “Top 50 Women Shaping the Church and Culture,” Esther has been called one of the “New Faces of Evangelicalism” by USA Today.
Mitch Glaser (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is the President of Chosen People Ministries. He speaks and writes widely on Jewish evangelism and Messianic Judaism. He is co-editor with Darrell Bock of four academic volumes published by Kregel Publications and has authored numerous books and articles.
Brittany Bertsche (B.A., Moody Bible Institute) has a degree in Jewish Studies and is passionate about Christians having a biblical view of the Jewish people and the land of Israel. She has gone with over 160 college students to Israel over the last two years and was president of MBI’s Kesher, a student group dedicated to educating the student body about the Jewish roots of our faith and to serving the Jewish community of Chicago.
Dennis Hillman (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Publisher for Kregel Publications, where he has worked since 1993. Previously, he served as a pastor for 13 years.
Mark Bailey (Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the President and Senior Professor of Bible Exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary. For over 40 years he has served in theological education, pastored various churches, and led numerous tours to Israel and the Middle East.
Wayne Hilsden (M.Div., Wycliffe College) is the co-founder of King of Kings Ministries in Jerusalem and President of the Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries (FIRM), a global network of more than 60 organizations engaged in serving the Jewish people. Hilsden has initiated the planting of several congregations, schools for training leaders for ministry.
Darrell Bock (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, Scotland) is the Executive Director for Cultural Engagement at the Hendricks Center and Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has authored or edited over 40 books in theological and cultural areas, including many tied to NT studies, Israel and reconciliation.
Vladimir Pikman (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Executive Director of Beit Sar Shalom Ministry, Germany. He is a visiting Professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and teaches courses at The King’s University in Dallas, Texas.
Craig Blaising (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, Scotland, Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Executive Vice President and Provost, Professor of Theology, and Jesse Hendley Chair of Biblical Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has written many articles on Israel and the Church.
Joel C. Rosenberg (B.F.A., Syracuse University) is a New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized Bible teacher. He and his wife, Lynn, are dual U.S.-Israel citizens and live in Jerusalem.
Hélène Dallaire (Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion) is the Earl S. Kalland Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages and Director of Messianic Judaism Programs at Denver Seminary. She served for 10 years in pastoral ministries in Canada and taught Hebrew for a number of years at Hebrew Union College.
Michael Rydelnik (D.Miss., Trinity International University) is the Professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute. He is a co-editor of the Moody Commentary on the Bible, and speaks and broadcasts widely on Israel-related issues.
Tom Doyle (M.A.B.S., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the President of Uncharted and a licensed guide for the State of Israel. He has led over 70 Bible tours and ministers in various countries of the Middle East. Doyle has authored eight books including three best sellers; Standing in the Fire, Killing Christians, and Dreams and Visions.
Samuel Rodriguez is a pastor and the President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and was named by CNN and Fox News as “the leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement.” He is the Executive Producer of the upcoming 20th Century Fox feature film, The Impossible.
Jason Elam (M.A., Biblical/Theological Studies, Arlington Baptist College, CTS Oxford University UK) is the former Director of Israel for e3 Partners and current liaison with illumiNations Bible translation movement. He is a speaker and author of four novels. Elam played 17 years in the NFL for the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons.
Mark Saucy (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is a Professor and Chair of Systematic Theology at Talbot School of Theology. He has written and spoken on Israel’s place in God’s Kingdom program in both academic and popular venues for 30 years.
Brian Fisher (D.Min., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Senior Pastor of Grace Bible Church in College Station, Texas. Grace is a multi-site church, serving 5,000 worshippers each week with a focus on university students, internationals and world missions. Fisher also coaches church and para-church leaders for Integrus Leadership.
Calvin Smith (Ph.D., University of Birmingham, England) is the Principal of King’s Evangelical Divinity School. Smith writes extensively in the area of Evangelicals and politics and speaks widely on Israel and the Church. He has led various college study trips to Israel.
Rich Freeman (D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is Chosen People Ministries’ Vice President of Church Ministries and Conferences. He is the author of a commentary on Romans 9-11.
Erez Soref (Psy.D., Wheaton College) is native Israeli and the President of One for Israel, a Bible College and outreach ministry based in Netanya, Israel. Soref serves on the Board of Directors of several Israeli and international NGOs.
Herbby Geer leads the Jewish Work for the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has lived in Israel for 30 years and leads a staff of dozens working within Israel and multiple Jewish diaspora communities.
Marty Waldman is the founding Rabbi of Baruch HaShem Messianic Synagogue in Dallas, Texas and Executive General Secretary of Toward Jerusalem Council II, an initiative of repentance and reconciliation between the Jewish and Gentile segments of the Church.
Rich Hastings (M.B.A., Chapman University; M.H.A., University of Minnesota) is the President and CEO Emeritus at Saint Luke’s Health System and is an Executive Committee member of Midwestern Baptist Seminary’s Board of Trustees. Hastings is the Vice Chairman of CMJ-USA and serves as a Christian leader in AIPAC and Honest Reporting. He and his wife have taken over 600 people to Israel.
Michael Vlach (Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a Professor of Theology at The Master’s Seminary and specializes in the areas of Systematic Theology, Historical Theology, Apologetics, and World Religions. He is the author of Has the Church Replaced Israel and a number of other books.
Mark Yarbrough (Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Dean, and Associate Professor of Bible Exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has been published in various magazines and has written several books.