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Mark O. August

MARK O. AUGUST is a veteran journalist and author based in Florida.

James Doggette, D. Min

JAMES R. DOGGETTE, D.MIN., is senior pastor of the Madison Mission Seventh-day Adventist Church in Madison, Alabama, and associate professor of Practical Theology at Oakwood College, Huntsville, Alabama.

Bill Albert

Bill Albert, National Campaign Communications Director

George Johnson, Jr

George Johnson Jr., a native of Baltimore, Maryland, graduated from Columbia Union College, in Takoma Park, Maryland, in May 1997, with a BS degree in communication emphasizing in public relations/journalism and broadcast media. It wasn't until his educational experiences at Columbia Union College that he realized he enjoyed writing and the world of communication.

Loretta Parker Spivey

LORETTA PARKER SPIVEY is living the exchanged life in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she is getting to know the heart of God. Contact her:

Debra Mckinney-Banks

DEBRA MCKINNEY-BANKS writes from western Maryland where she lives with her husband and children

Jennifer Woldeselassie

JENNIFER WOLDESELASSIE is currently serving in the United States Navy as a Religious Programs Specialist, and lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, with her children

Wille Oliver, PH.D & Elaine Oliver , MA

Willie and Elaine Oliver are  directors of the Department of Family Ministries for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters.  An ordained minister, Willie Oliver holds a PhD in Family Sociology; a masters degree in Pastoral Counseling; a masters degree in Sociology; and a bachelors degree in Theology.


Ron C. Smith

"There is no freedom from any obstacle, chemical, circumstance, illnesss, or destructive relationship without the accompanying liberator....

Janice Johnson Browne, PH.D, G.C.CM

Janice Johnson Browne, PH.D., G.C.M., is the former director of the Suicide Prevention Program for the State of Tennessee. She resides in Nashville, Tennessee. If you are interested in reading more of her work on suicide prevention, you may go online to

Carl Mcroy

CARL MCROY is director of publishing for the South Atlantic Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Atlanta, Georgia.

Joyce Johnson, PH.D

JOYCE JOHNSON, PH.D., is an educator and consultant who writes from Hagerstown, Maryland.

Washington Johnson, II D.Min

Washington Johnson II presently serves as editor of Message magazine at the Review and Herald Publishing Association in Hagerstown, Maryland. Message is one of the oldest, and most respected religious journals addressing current, inspirational and Christian issues in the United States. It began in1898, then known as the Gospel Herald.

Bertram L. Melborune, PH.D

BERTRAM L. MELBOURNE. PH.D., former interim dean, and currently professor of Biblical Language and Literature at Howard University School of Divinity, is also interim pastor, Rockville and Gaithersburg Seventh-day Adventist churches in Maryland.

Charles Tapp

CHARLES A. TAPP is the senior pastor of the Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church on the campus of Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, Maryland. He is also an adjunct instructor in the Department of Religion at the university. One of the courses he teaches is a course that he developed on the fundamentals of prayer.

Grayland Johnson

GRAYLAND JOHNSON, president and CEO of Grayland & Associates Real Estate Development Group.

Cynthia Timpson Brame

CYNTHIA TIMPSON BRAME, mother of two, is president of the Passage Financial Group LLC. Securities and Advisory Services are offered through VSR Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment advisor and member of FINRA/SIPC. The Passage Financial Group is independent of VSR.

Barry C. Black, Ph.D

BARRY C. BLACK, Ph.D., is the sixty-second chaplain of the United States Senate. He previously served as a chaplain in the United States Navy, rising to the rank of Rear Admiral, and ending his career as the Chief of Navy Chaplains.

Rosalind Adedokun

ROSALIND ADEDOKUN writes from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where she resides with her husband. They are the parents of two children. She enjoys traveling and reading.

Ronald Braise

RONALD A. BRISÉ is a State Representative for the Florida House of Representatives, District 108. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Representative Brisé lives in Miami, Florida, with his wife, Jo An, and son, Ronald II. He is a graduate of Oakwood University and American Intercontinental University.