Dr. Jack Eggar accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior on January 27, 1970 at the age of 17. Dr. Gerald Wheatley, former pastor of Belcroft Bible Church in Bowie, Maryland, discipled Jack soon afterward. Dr. Wheatley also served as Jack’s early mentor in ministry. Jack’s call into Christian ministry came at age 18. Jack has been involved in the Lord’s work for over 30 years. Dr. Eggar served as associate pastor and youth director, First Baptist Church in Costa Mesa,California. Associate pastor, youth director and college youth ministry teacher, Bethany Baptist Church in Whittier, California and Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College. Missionary to South Korea with Baptist Bible Fellowship International out of Springfield, Missouri. Missionary to Fiji Islands with Pacific Baptist Mission based in Long Beach, California, Senior pastor, Bible Baptist Church in Oak View, California, Senior pastor, His Place Evangelical Free Church in Post Falls, Idaho, International Missions Director, Awana Clubs International. Dr. Eggar presently serves as the President/CEO of Awana Clubs International. Dr. Eggar earned his M.A. from LBU in 1979 and his Ph.D. in 2006. Awana
George Flanagan founder of L. E. D. Inc. Dr. Flanagan has taught leadership and conflict resolution in many universities and metropolitan police departments. He often teaches at the Pentagon and has served as adjunct faculty at both George Washington University and LBU.
Gary Frazier president of Discovery Ministries, Inc. Gary has made over 150 trips to Israel. His “Day of Prophecy” teaching seminars have been hosted by many of America’s greatest churches. He travels with Tim Lahaye and Ed Hindson as part of the Left Behind team. He serves as an adjunct professor at Liberty University and lectures at LBU. Discovery Ministries
Dr. Joe Gant is pastor of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Shreveport. He served in several important positions including Board Member of the Shreveport Airport Authority and on the Board of Supervisors of Southern University
Billy Hamm grew up in Texas. He accepted Christ at age 8 and was called to preach at 11. He graduated from Technical High School in Fort Worth. He has served as Pastor of the Mountain States Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado since 1979. Mountain States has been the sending church for 8 foreign missionary families. During that time, MSBC has also been the sponsor of 10 new churches in Colorado.
Keidra H. Hobley, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, trainer and life coach. Kedra is a dynamic speaker and is a favorite in our LBU workshops. She says, “It is our mission to develop people’s potential to help them to fulfill their purpose. It is our desire that everyone in our sphere of influence will know their calling, walk in it boldly and be used for the Kingdom and Glory of God. “
General James Hutchens is well-acquainted with the word “Mission”. Dr. Hutchens was decorated for personal bravery in Viet Nam, including the Purple Heart. He served in the famous 173rd Airborne Brigade, and later with the celebrated “Green Berets”. He retired with the rank of Brigadier General. He has served as a Church Planter and Senior Pastor for over 24 years.
Dr. Hutchens is President of the Jerusalem Connection and Editor of the Foremost Christian Zionist On-line Magazine in America. TJC has helped to bring over 80,000 Jews out of the former Soviet Union into Israel. He holds a Ph.D. in Leadership from LBU.