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Speaker and Teacher
Nurse, lawyer, mother, speaker Jeanne Lyles is a "Renaissance woman" who puts Christ first in her life and manages to juggle a host of responsibilities that benefit church and society.
After graduation cum laude from the University of South Carolina in nursing, and serving in several hospitals in Georgia and Florida, Jeanne felt a call into law and graduated from Georgetown University Law School (Washington, DC), where she was a Balfour Scholar. There, she focused on legal issues dealing with the medical profession and laws relating to HIV/AIDS. Following graduation she served on the staff of Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough LLC law firm, and later Hood Law Firm, both in Charleston.
Temporarily setting aside a budding career in the law, she focused on marriage and family. She and husband Bill Lyles have two teenaged sons.
Jeanne is widely known as a speaker and teacher. At St. Michael's Church she serves as a Cursillo Team Member, a Lay Eucharistic Minister and Lay Reader.
Executive Director, Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF)
Dr. Powlison teaches pastoral counseling at CCEF and is a visiting professor at Westminster Theological Seminary and at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Among his books are Power Encounters (1995), Seeing with New Eyes (2003), Speaking Truth in Love (2005), Biblical Counseling: History & Context (2010), Good & Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining and Bitterness (Fall 2016). He has written numerous articles on counseling and on the relationship between Christian faith and the modern psychologies.
From 1992 to present he has served as editor of The Journal of Biblical Counseling, and he currently writes, edits and consults for CCEF's web-based publishing. In addition to teaching counseling in the United States, he has also taught in Korea, India, Brazil, Czech Republic, Canada, Switzerland, England and Sri Lanka.
Dr. Powlison grew up in Hawaii and has degrees from Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania and Westminster Seminary. He has a passion to restore Christ to cousneling, and counseling to the church. His wife, Nancy, is an artist and with her he has three grown children. The Powlisons reside outside Philadelphia, PA.
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Regent College at University of British Columbia, Vancouver
A joint citizen of Canada and the U.S.A., Dr. Gay has degrees from Stanford (B.S.), Boston University (Ph.D.), and Regent College, and has specialized in a biblical understanding of culture, and in particular, capitalism and the relationship of Protestantism to the economic culture of the Third World.
Recipient of several honors in the field of economics and religion, Dr. Gay has authored four books in his chosen field, including Cash Values: The Value of Money, the Nature of Worth, written dozens of articles, and lectured in Sweden and many parts of Canada and the U.S.A.
He is married to Julie Lane Gay. Together they have four children. He is the Editor of Crux magazine.
International Ministries Director, Langham Partnerships
A native of Northern Ireland, Chris Wright is the International Ministries Director of the Langham Partnerships that provides literature, scholarships, and preaching training for the Majority World (a.k.a. the Third World).
His academic work was done at Cambridge University, including his doctorate in Old Testament. After this, he was ordained in the Church of England where he served as a parish in Kent.
Leaving for India, he taught at Union Biblical Seminary as a mission partner with Crosslinks, returning to the U.K. where he became Principal of All Nations Christian College. He is the de facto successor to John Stott, who conceived of the Langham Partnerships as a way to carry on and implement his global vision. Dr. Wright has also been deeply involved in the Lausanne Movement, and authored The Cape Town Commitment that appears under "Resources" on our A.L.I. website.
He is the author of more than 15 books, including commentaries on Deuteronomy, Ezekiel, Jeremiah and Lamentations. He has a passion for making the Old Testament come alive to today's generation.
Dr. Wright is married to Liz with whom he has four grown children. They live in London and are active at All Souls Church, Langham Place.
The Christian Counseling and Education Foundation
A native of North Carolina, Winston Smith has been an integral part of The Christian Counseling and Education Foundation since 1993. There, he specializes in issues related to marriage.
He graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in philosophy, earned his M.Div. at Westminster Seminary (where he is now an adjunct faculty member) and is completing doctoral work at Gordon Conwell Seminary and The General Seminary, N.Y.C.
Among his published works are Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary Moments and shorter books on troublesome issues like stepfamilies, divorce, masturbation, pornography, adultery, anger and burnout.
He is an avid reader of science fiction, fantasy, history and theology. He and his wife Kim have three teenage children. They live in Philadelphia where he is an ordained Episcopal transitional deacon.
Director of the Anglican Leadership Institute
Peter Moore is the former Dean/President of the Trinity School for Ministry in Pennsylvania and Rector of "Little" Trinity Church in Toronto. He grew up in the New York City area and graduated with a B.A. from Yale University and an M.A. from Oxford University. He then received an M.Div. from the Episcopal Theological School in Massachusetts.
He founded the Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, as well as The Fellows Initiative. He also served as the first Chairman of the Anglican Relief and Development Fund and is the the author of four books introducing readers to apologetics, doctrine and ecclesiology. He recently published his memoirs, From Dry Bones. He has served on the staff of St. Michael's Church in Charleston, where he remains "scholar-in-residence".
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XIV Bishop of South Carolina
Mark Lawrence holds a B.A. from California State, M.Div. from Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry , and an honorary degree from Nashotah House and the University of the South, Sewanee.
He is the former Rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in McKeesport, PA and St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Bakersfield, CA. He became the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina in 2008.
Research Fellow, Humboldt University of Berlin
Ashley Null holds an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University.
He is the author of Thomas Crammer's Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love (Oxford University Press, 2007) and Divine Allurement: Crammer's Comfortable Words (2014). He has been a three-time Olympic chaplain, most recently in the 2012 London Games.
Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Marshall is also a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Religion at Baylor University; Senior Fellow at the Leimena Institute, Jakarta; and Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic Univeristy, Jakarta, Indonesia.
He is the author of hundreds of articles translated in over 15 languages and more than 20 books including Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians (2013, with Lela Gilbert, Nina Shea), Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide (2011, with Nina Shea), and Their Blood Cries Out (1997).
With degrees from the University of Manchester and York University, he has held professorships at the University of Toronto and the Free University of Amsterdam.
Presiding Bishop of Jerusalem and the Middle East
In addition to his appointment as Bishop of Egypt, Dr. Anis is a physician and amateur photographer and painter. He has degrees in medicine from Cairo University and the London School of Topical Medicine.
He has also studied at the University of California, at Moore Theological College (Sydney) and at the Diocese of Canterbury.
Former Bishop of Rochester, England
Bishop Michael was the 160th Bishop of Rochester in the Church of England after having served as Bishop of Raiwind, Pakistan, where he was born. He is the former General Secretary of the Church Mission Society and is currently the President of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue. He holds degrees from the University of Karachi, Cambridge, Oxford and elsewhere
From 1999, he was a member of the House of Lords and took an active part on issues of national and international importance. In his present work, he helps develop leadership in churches which have experienced persecution. He is the author of 11 books and numerous articles on mission, ecumenism, the Anglican Communion, Christians in public life, and relations with people of other faiths, especially Islam. For many years, he has taken a leading role in the Mere Anglicanism Conferences held in Charleston, SC.
Associate Pastor, St. Andrew's Church
Rob Sturdy grew up on the Gulf Coast of Alabama, graduated from The Citadel in Charleston, SC and continued his studies at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. he was then Rector of Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach, SC before becoming Associate Pastor at St. Andrew's.
He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the Evangelical Theological Facult in Leuven, Belgium. He is the Director of the Ridley Institute in Charleston, SC.
Former 6th Bishop of Pittsburgh & Bishop-in-Residence of St. Helena's Church
Bishop Hathaway graduated from Cornell University, became an officer in the US Navy, and then received an M.Div. form the Episcopal Theological School. After serving as chaplain to students at Ohio Northern University, he became one of the assisting clergy at Christ Church in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He went on to become Rector of St. Christopher's Church in the Diocese of Virginia, and then from 1981-1997 was the sixth Bishop of Pittsburgh.
He founded Solar Light for Africa, Ltd. and is widely recognized as a preacher and teacher specializing in missions.
Clinical Psychologist & Pastoral Care Minister, St. Michael's Church
Dr. Martini lives in Charleston, SC and is married to Gene Martini, a businessman who originally comes from Atlanta, GA.
Philanthropist & Community Leader
Bill Hewitt is an active member of St. Michael's Church in Charleston, SC, where he has served in numerable positions in the Church, including Senior Warden. He is currently a member of the ALI Board of Trustees, and has served on the board of the Medical University of South Carolina and Water Missions International. He was Chair of the Spoleto Festival USA and Founding Chair of the Citadel School of Business Administration Advisory Board.
Bill has been Chairman of the Board of Polymer Grounp, Inc., a public global engineered materials company. He received the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina's highest civilian award - bestowed by the Governor of the State. A graduate of the US Coast Guard Academy, he serves as President of the Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association.
A community leader, an entrepreneur and a businessman, Bill holds a Masters Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut and is the recipient of several honorary degrees.
National Business Leader
A graduate of Rensaleer Polytechnical Institute and Harvard Business School, Gary DiCamillo has been involved at the leadership level in numerous major American corporations.
He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at the Polaroid Corporation, and also President of Worldwide Power Tools at Black & Decker Corporation. He was Vice President of Culligan, U.S.A., Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble Co., and a manager at McKinsey & Company.
Currently, he is Managing Partner for a “turnaround management and advisory firm” helping underperforming and distressed companies become successful. The company is called Eaglepoint Advisors based in Boston and San Francisco.
He serves on the boards of numerous well-known corporations, Whirlpool, Pella, Universal Trailer, Berkshire Manufactured Products, and the Sheridan Group, Inc.
With his wife Susan he was a major figure in founding a church in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Together they have three grown sons. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts.