Steve Shaw is Professor of Political Science and Director of the University Honors Program at Northwest Nazarene University. He holds the PhD degree in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma. He has taught at NNU since 1979, and he and his wife attend Holy Apostles Catholic Church in Meridian, Idaho. Author of "Presidents and their Faith".
Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and scholar of multi-disciplinary studies. He is the author or editor of about twenty books and professor at Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho. Oord is known for his contributions to research on love, open and relational thought (including relational theism), science and religion, Wesleyan/Holiness/Church of the Nazarene thought, Evangelical theology, and postmodernism. Author of "The Best News You Will Ever Hear".
Laurie Russell is author of "I love Him, I Love Him Not, I Finally Love Him" Laurie D. Russell is a conference speaker and writer as well as being the co-founder of Russell Media. Laurie is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute. She has lived and worked in Russia, Chile and Germany as a missionary and has traveled to forty countries. She lives with her husband, Mark, their two children, Noah and Anastasia, their two dogs, Louie and Gracie, and their cat, Boo, in Boise, Idaho.
Grandson of Experiencing God author, Henry Blackaby, and son of speaker and author, Richard Blackaby, Daniel Blackaby is the emerging voice in the Blackaby publishing tradition. Daniel’s greatest passion is exploring the magical world of language. Now, with a young writing career that includes successful non-fiction (When Worlds Collide), he returns to his first love of imaginative fiction with his debut trilogy: The Lost City Chronicles with Russell Media.
In 2004, Scott served as a photojournalist for Mercy Ships in Liberia, West Africa, where he learned the life-threatening effects of contaminated water. Upon moving back to his home in New York City in 2006, he founded charity: water. Co-Author of "Work as Worship".
Caleb Anderson is a speaker, writer, coach, consultant, and catalyst for change. A Business Communication stand-out at the University of Southern California, Caleb is a unique thinker and a relatable speaker. He is a change expert and has inspired countless people to make swift and effective changes that improve their lives in meaningful ways. Author of "Chewables: 40 Days to an Overall Healthier YOU".
Norm Miller is Chairman of Interstate Battery System of America. He started his career at his father’s Interstate distributorship in Tennessee and by the early 1960s, moved to work for his mentor, company-founder John Searcy. Norm took his place at the helm of Interstate Batteries in 1978. He expanded the Interstate family of dealers to more than 200,000 across North America. Co-Author of "Work as Worship".