Bruce McAllister

Bruce serves as the vice president for ministry at Bob Jones University, a new position for the 2023–2024 school year. He oversees key aspects of BJU’s ministry and outreach both on and off campus. He serves as a liaison, speaker and representative for BJU at conferences and seminars. Most recently, Dr. McAllister was director of ministry relations at GFA Missions. Prior to that, he served 42 years at BJU including as the director of ministerial training and the director of pastor relations. He holds a BA in Bible, an MA in pastoral studies, a master of divinity and a DMin from BJU. He and his wife Ellen have four adult children.

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David Saxon

Professor for the College of Bible and Church Ministries, Maranatha Baptist University, Watertown, WI, David has been at Maranatha Baptist University since 1999. Before joining the MBU faculty, he taught for thirteen years at several different colleges and universities. He is frequently invited to speak on Baptist History in churches and at conferences. He teaches Baptist Heritage, Hebrew History, and the History of Christianity as well as a variety of Bible courses. David has been married to Jamie since 1984, and they have four children, all graduates of MBU.

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Steven Thomas

Steve has served as pastor of Huron Baptist Church in Flat Rock, Mi, since 1983. He holds the Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary and the Doctor of Ministry degree from Ligonier Academy. He is a Bible expositor and displays a passion for the clear, accurate, and relevant communication of the word of God. He serves as an adjunct professor of homiletics at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Minnesota. He also travels annually to the Far East to help train pastors. Pastor Thomas and his wife Sheree have two daughters and six grandchildren.

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David Huffstutler

David has served as the lead pastor of the hosting church for the church, First Baptist Church in Rockford, IL, since 2013. He and his wife Holly have four children. For more about Pastor Huffstutler, click here to see his bio page on his church’s website.