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Making Kingdom Disciples


Speaker Bios




Al Baker


Rev. Allen Baker is an ordained minister in the PCA and has been in the ministry for 25 years. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he received his Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. Prior to being called to Christ Community PCA, he was Senior Pastor of Golden Isles Presbyterian Church for 10 years; while there, he also served as Board Chairman of The Whitfield School from 1994-2002. Pastor Baker has been actively involved in foreign missions to Central America, Africa, The British Isles, Asia and the Far East. He is a regular contributor to Come Follow magazine (Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship) and produces a weekly e-mail devotional, Forget None of His Benefits. Al and his wife, Wini, have been married over 35 years and have three grown children, Andrew, Allen and Jeff, and three grandchildren.


Charles Dunahoo


Charles Dunahoo pastored churches in Georgia and Alabama before being called to his present position as Coordinator for the PCA of Christian Education and Publications (CEP).  He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Westminsiter Theological Seminary with post-graduate studies at Georgia State University.  He serves on the board of WTS in Philadelphia, as well as on the organizing committee of the PCA.  He was the chairman of the first Constitutional Documents Committee for the PCA.  He has authored several books: Making Kingdom Disciples, Changing Trends in Missions, and Foundations and Authority.  He is the editor of Equip to Disciple.  A variety of training and practical experience as a Christian educator, a good understanding of history, past and present, an eye for the future, a kingdom world and life view, make strategic thinking on of Charles’ specialty.   


Bob Edmiston


Bob knows training! He has conducted hundreds of seminars across the country as Training Coordinator for CEP. He trains others to do the work of training. His experience is surpassed only by his concern for those struggling with the load that they carry as workers in the kingdom. Bob is a graduate of Covenant College and Westminster Theological Seminary.




Brad Evans


Dr. Brad Evans has been pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Coventry for 30 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University, and later received a Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry degree from Covenant Seminary. He has served as moderator of the Northeast and Southern New England Presbyteries (PCA), and hosts the Connecticut Valley Conference on Reformed Theology. He has been married to his wife, Patsy, since 1973. They have two grown children, daughter Megan (married to PCA pastor Rob Hill) and son Brent, pastor of Momence (IL) Orthodox Presbyterian Church.


Sue Jakes


Sue Jakes is mother of four, grandmother of three, and lives in Atlanta, GA where she serves as Christian Education Specialist CEP. She is also a teacher trainer and educational consultant for Great Commission Publications and has served as the children’s ministry coordinator at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, GA. Sue has a Masters Degree in Education. She has been teaching children, youth, and women’s groups in the church for over twenty-five years. Sue is co author of Heart of the Home.


Chris Wiley

Rev. C.R. (Chris) Wiley is the pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Manchester (PCA), in Manchester, CT. He was a Nazarene pastor for nearly twenty years before embracing Reformed Theology. He wrote two books for Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, (Get Ready, Get Set, Go! and Discovering John), and also wrote for Word Action Curriculum. His Bible study, Your Life has Biblical Potential, is still used in Wesleyan circles. His most recent book is a young adult/middle grade fantasy, The Purloined Boy, written under the pen name of Mortimus Clay. Rev. Wiley is also the founder and director of the Edwards Institute for Apologetics and the Arts. He is married and has three children.




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