Dr. Kevin Carson
Pastor of Sonrise Baptist Church (Ozark, MO); Department Chair of Biblical Counseling at Baptist Bible College and Graduate School (Springfield, MO); ACBC certified; counselor at Sonrise Biblical Counseling Ministry; conference speaker; married with four children; B.A., Pastoral Theology, Baptist Bible College (Spring eld); M. Div., Baptist Bible Graduate School (Spring eld); D. Min., Biblical Counseling, Westminster Theological Seminary.
Dr. George Crabb
Dr. George T. Crabb is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician practicing General Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine in Naples, Florida. He is also an ordained Baptist Minister serving as a bi-vocational Assistant Pastor at Gospel Baptist Church in Bonita Springs, Florida. Dr. Crabb travels extensively preaching and teaching the Word of God at conferences and in local churches. He has authored multiple books looking at the spiritual and medical side of certain topics.
Pastor Scott Wendal
Scott Wendal is the senior and founding pastor of Valley Forge Baptist Temple in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. In 2016, the church celebrated its 32nd year of ministry under his leadership. He is married to Jodie, a pastor’s daughter from Canada, and they have ve children – Matthew, Jeremy, Megan, Scotty Jr. and Amber. Valley Forge Baptist, located just outside of Philadelphia, has a growing missions program currently supporting over 195 missionaries and projects worldwide. By God’s grace and power, the church family has experienced numerical and financial growth every year for over thirty years. He is also a contributor to ministry127.com.
Pastor Lamar Eifert
Lamar Eifert received his B.A. in 1987 from Cedarville University and worked in both the financial services and pharmaceutical industries for twelve years. During that time he enrolled in seminary and received his M.A. degree in Biblical Counseling and Pastoral Ministries from Trinity Theological Seminary. He was ordained to the ministry in 2000 and has served as Pastor of Family Ministries and Counseling at Valley Forge Baptist for the past 19 years. He is a certified counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), formerly (NANC), since 2010, and is the Director of the Valley Forge Biblical Counseling Center, which he opened in 2013. He and his wife, Ann, have been married for 29 years and they have three children.
Pastor Sam Aylestock
Sam Aylestock entered the ministry in 1978 after his graduation from Tennessee Temple University with a Bachelor of Science in Religious Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Bible. He served 10 years as the youth pastor at Fairfax Baptist Temple, planted an independent Baptist church in Ottawa, Canada, and has served the past 22 years as an associate pastor at Valley Forge Baptist Temple. He has spent decades studying, teaching, and preaching the Bible as well as counseling people from the Scriptures. He and his wife, Susan, have one daughter, Jamie.
Pastor Greg Joyner
After years of working in corporate America, Greg responded to God’s call to serve Him in full-time vocational ministry. Greg joined the staff of Valley Forge Baptist and was ordained to the ministry in 2003. He received his Biblical studies from Trinity College and Theological Seminary in Pastoral Studies with emphasis in Evangelism and Biblical Counseling. Greg’s primary ministry is with Missions and Young Families and includes weekly Bible studies, banquets, retreats, and conferences. Greg and Peggy have been married 35 years and have three children and one grandson.