Dr. Paul Chappell is the senior pastor of Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, CA, where he has faithfully served since 1986. Dr. Chappell is the founder and president of West Coast Baptist College. He has authored numerous books through his publishing ministry, Striving Together Publications. He is a frequent conference speaker, and has a passion for training spiritual leaders.
Stephen Chappell planted Coastline Baptist Church in 1998 in his living room. God has blessed Coastline Baptist Church and it is now a thriving independent Baptist church that believes it has not even seen the beginning of what God will do through it.
Dr. David Gibbs, Jr. founded the Christian Law Association, a nationwide legal ministry defending Christian liberty. For over twenty years, CLA has represented 10,000 churches in all fifty states. From the pulpit, Dr. Gibbs exhorts Christians to stand for Jesus.
Dr. Daniel Kim has been the pastor of the Bul Kwang Dong Bible Baptist Church in Seoul, Korea, for 62 years. Under his leadership, the church has grown to be one of the largest independent baptist churches in Korea. The church has been responsible for starting fifteen other churches and gave over $4 million to missions over the past decade. For 52 years, Dr. Kim’s five-minute daily radio program has been broadcast throughout Korea and in parts of China. Dr. Kim served also as the president of Bible Baptist Theological Seminary for several decades and is the author of numerous books.
Pastor Dean Miller worked for six years on the staff of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Colorado Springs as an assistant pastor before pastoring at Central Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, MS. Pastor Miller has recently assumed the pastorate of Front Range Baptist Church in Fort Collins, CO. He and his wife, Michelle, have three daughters.
Pastor Norris has been the senior pastor of Franklin Road Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN since 1999. His heart for preaching and teaching God's people through Biblical principles and his heart to see people grow in God's Word are evident each day as he leads the Franklin Road Baptist Church.
Scott Pauley was raised in the mountains of West Virginia. At a young age he came to know the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. As a twelve year old boy God called him to be a preacher. He served in the ministry of the Temple Baptist Church as Director of Student Ministries. Dr. Pauley now travels full time in evangelism. His passion is to preach the gospel and he has a burden to influence this generation for Christ. He and his wife Tammy have three children: Morgan, Lauren, and Grant.
Dr Wayne Sehmish was raised in a non-Christian home and received Christ as a teenager at a Gospel outreach. He came to Thailand from Australia twelve years ago. Prior to coming, Dr Sehmish was the senior Pastor of the Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Brisbane, Australia. During Dr Sehmish’s time there, the church rapidly grew in members and influence and became known regionally and throughout Asia as Australia’s most influential independent Baptist Church. He is frequently invited to preach in Australia, America and Asia, but has committed himself primarily to the furtherance of the Gospel in Thailand and the training of men for the Lord’s work there.
Dr. Sisk’s experience as a pastor, missionary, and director of Baptist International Missions, Inc. keeps him in high demand as a mission conference speaker. In addition to all of this, he teaches at West Coast Baptist College where he is the Chairman of the Missions Department.
John is a Brigadier General who has served in the United States Air Force since 1994, and who was saved by grace through faith in Christ in 2004 through Lancaster Baptist Church. John began the PLUS Ministry – Prayer at Lunchtime for the United States (prayatlunch.us) – out of a burden for our nation and a desire to see it return to its Christian foundation. He serves alongside his amazing wife Melonie of 23 years, and their three incredible children.
For the past 25 years, Tim Rasmussen has pastored Faith Baptist Church in Canoga Park, CA, which was founded in 1955 in the heart of the San Fernando Valley located in Los Angeles County. Pastor Tim has a tremendous burden for this extremely diverse and heavily populated area that houses over 1 ½ million people. Faith Baptist Church also has a large school ministry which provides a quality Christian education to over 1,000 students from K2 to the 12th grade.
Pastor Tim and his wife, Kelly, have three children. Their daughter, Jacqueline and her husband, Kip, have two daughters – Adalyn and Lauryn. Their daughter, JuliAnne, and her husband, Alex, have three children – Audrey, Andrew, and Alexander; and their son, Joseph, and his wife, Madeline, are expecting their first child in November.
Tyler Gillit has been in full-time ministry at Worth Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas for over ten years. He served as Youth Pastor, RU Director, and Associate Pastor for eight years before becoming the Senior Pastor in January 2016. He is married to Tori and they have two children, Will and Anna.