Introducing our Advisory Board of Directors, who guide our organization and initiatives. 

 


Brent and Janis Sharpe

Brent and Janis are Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists who operates a private practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma, called Life Connection Counseling. They are authors of The Making of a Marriage, a book on the formation of a healthy and thriving marriage. Brent is also a lead Pastor at Sanctuary Church in Tulsa. 

 

Ed Gungor

Ed is a religion professor, pastor, New York Times bestselling author, apologist, and speaker.  

He has a BA in Philosophy and Religion from Tulsa University and a MA with Distinction in Church History from the University of Nottingham. Ed serves in the office of Bishop in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches (CEEC) and works with churches and ministers in that capacity. 

Ed and his wife, Gail of thirty-nine years, have four grown children, seven grandchildren, and live in New York City.

 

Ruth Graham

“Transparent” is the word most people use to describe Ruth Graham, founder and president of Ruth Graham Ministries. She is the author of multiple books, including best-selling In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart. The daughter of Billy Graham, Ruth shares her father’s heart to minister to those in this world who are wounded by life, others, or self. She speaks passionately to the issues of addiction, loneliness, control, pornography, providing education and hope.

 

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Ron Luce

Ron Luce founded one of the largest and most impactful student ministries of this generation, Teen Mania.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in theology and psychology and a master’s degree in counseling. He has written more than 30 books and is one of America’s most sought after speakers. 

 

 

 


Blaine and Lori Bartel