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A. Larry Ross
Founder and President of A. Larry Ross Communications

A graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois, Mr. Ross has diverse experience in all forms of promotion and communications including corporate with General Motors, and agencies in New York, Philadelphia and Dallas. He has extensive radio/television training and expertise, and has developed national and international images for worldwide organizations. Mr. Ross’s representation of high profile clients include baseball great Joe DiMaggio, evangelist Billy Graham (for 25 years) and author/pastor Rick Warren.   In 1994, he founded A. LARRY ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, a full-service media and public relations company operating at the intersection of faith and culture by providing cross-over communications from/to the Christian community and mainstream audiences and media.  His publicity and marketing efforts include a number of faith and family film theatrical and DVD releases: “The Passion of The Christ,” “Prince of Egypt,” “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” “Benji, Off the Leash,” “Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie,” and several “Left Behind” movies, to name a few.


Allen Weed
President, interl'inc

Allen earned a B.S. from Florida State University and went on to spend eight years with Campus Crusade for Christ in various capacities internationally. He then went on to earn an MBA from Vanderbilt University, and in 1981, completed a landmark research study Contemporary Christian Music and the Church Youth Group Student that identified the classic disconnect between the record industry and local church youth ministries. He served as Director of Marketing for Word Records, associated labels, and Word Regional Promotion from 1981-1987. He directed, produced and distributed the ECHOES documentary film that was viewed by over one million students. Allen founded interlinc in 1987, a music and media resource link between the Christian music industry and local church youth ministries. Interlinc has been a part of the marketing, management and ministry teams of many of the major Christian bands over the past 20 years, including dc Talk, Petra, Michael W. Smith, Audio Adrenaline, and Relient K. In addition, interlinc has directed the church youth group marketing and promotion of many films including “A Walk To Remember,” “The Passion of the Christ,” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, The Wardrobe,” and “Jonah, A VeggieTales Movie.”




American Bible Society

The American Bible Society (ABS) was founded in 1816 in New York’s City Hall and has been a crucial part of American history over those many years. The founders determined that people should be able read and understand their Bibles and to have them at as low a cost as possible. The approach and mission of ABS is straightforward: make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so that all people may experience its life-changing message. In all of that time the Bible Society has never taken a political position or espoused any doctrinal point of view. The purpose is to let the Bible speak for itself, so that lines of demarcation are transcended.  The American Bible Society's website is www.americanbible.org 




Christian History Institute
Interdenominational research and communications ministry

Christian History Institute is a non-profit, interdenominational research and communications ministry established to share our Christian heritage with contemporary audiences through historical accounts told in a compelling way with strong visual appeal and scholarly integrity. Founded in 1982, the Institute started the Christian History magazine and published it for several years before turning it over to Christianity Today, Inc. Institute president, A. Kenneth Curtis, continues to represent us on this publication as Senior Editor. In addition to publishing the Glimpses and Glimpses for Kids, the Institute has produced a dozen award-winning films, distributed on video and DVD through our sister company, Vision Video. Currently in development is an animated series for children called Torchlighters, complimenting our Glimpses for Kids series. Learn more about Christian History Institute at www.chinstitute.org.



Darrell L. Bock, Ph.D.
Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary

Darrell Bock earned a B.A. from the University of Texas, a Th.M, from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen.  He  is Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. He also serves as Professor for Spiritual Development and Culture for the Seminary's Center for Christian Leadership, where his special focus has been on serving as a theological consultant to the spiritual formation program at the seminary. His special fields of study involve hermeneutics, the use of the Old Testament in the New, Luke-Acts, the historical Jesus, and gospels studies.  As well as being a corresponding editor for Christianity Today and past President of the Evangelical Theological Society, he is the author of numerous books including the bestseller,  Breaking The Da Vinci Code..


David Klinghoffer

David Klinghoffer is a senior fellow at the Discover Institute in Seattle and the author most recently of “Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History” (Doubleday).


Doug Melder
Director of Senior High Ministry, North Way Christian Community, Pittsburg, PA

Doug Melder is a graduate of Grove City College and currently working on his Masters through Fuller Theological Seminary.  He worked with Young Life through 2001, and since has been the Director of High School Ministry at North Way Church in Pittsburgh. Doug is passionate about helping young people understand the Gospel in a language they can understand. Through his ministry, he works to shed light upon the shadows of the Gospel that often exist in Pop Culture.


Dr Jeffrey K. Jue
Assistant Professor of Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary

Jeffrey K. Jue received his from B.A., University of California at Irvine, his M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary in California, 1998; and his ; Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, 2003; He has taught at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia since 2003. Dr Jue lives in New York City and is the author of Heaven Upon Earth: The Millenarian Legacy of Joseph Mede (1586-1638)

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Dr. Carl Trueman
Professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary

Carl Trueman is Professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary. A graduate of Cambridge University, he received his Ph.D.,from University of Aberdeen, and taught at the University of Aberdeen, and University of Nottingham, before coming to Westminster in 2001. He is the author of Luthers Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556; The Claims of Truth: John Owens Trinitarian Theology; Protestant Scholasticism: Essays in Reassessment (co-editor); Solid Ground: Twenty-five Years of Evangelical Scholarship (co-editor); The Trustworthiness of God (co-editor); Reformation: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow; and most recently,The Wages of Spin: Critical Writings on Historic and Contemporary Evangelicalism.

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Dr. K. Scott Oliphint
Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology Westminster Theological Seminary

Dr. Oliphint received a B.S. from West Texas State University, a M.A.R., Th.M., and a Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary. He served on the staff of Young Life from 1974-1981, and as Director of Pursuit Ministries from 1984-1991 while in Pastoral Ministry in Texas. On Staff at Westminster Theological Seminary since 1991, Scott Oliphint, is Professor of Apologetics and Systematic, and author of The Battle Belongs to the Lord:The Power of Scripture for Defending Our Faith and Co-Author, along with Sinclair Ferguson, of If I Should Die Before I Wake.

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Dr. Phillip G. Ryken
Pastor of 10th Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Ryken received his B. A. from Wheaton College, his M. Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and his PhD from University of Oxford. He is the author of many books including Doctrines of Grace (along with James Boice) and Is Jesus The Only Way?


Garry Williams, Ph.D.
Tutor in Church History and Doctrine at Oak Hill Theological College in London.

Dr Garry Williams is Academic Dean and lecturer in Doctrine and Church History at Oak Hill College. After teaching Religious Studies in secondary school, Garry returned to Oxford University where he received his Ph. D. for work on  the Reformation and on the  Doctrine of the Atonement. In addition to his current work at Oak Hill, he is working on an exposition of the biblical, historical, and systematic aspects of the Bible's teaching that on the cross Jesus Christ bore the punishment deserved by his people. Garry is also the author of The Da Vinci Code: from Dan Brown's Fiction to Mary Magdalene's Faith.


George Barna
President of the Barna Research Group, Ltd.

George Barna is the Directing Leader of the Barna Research Group, Ltd., a full-service marketing research company in Ventura, California that specializes in research for Christian ministries. George is the best-selling author of books such as The Power of Vision, The Frog in the Kettle and Boiling Point. He is also the publisher of The Barna Update, a free biweekly research report published online at www.barna.org. He and his family live in Southern California.


Grizzly Adams Productions
Producer of family-friendly feature films, television specials, and series for the major TV networks

Grizzly Adams Productions (GAP) has been producing family-friendly feature films, television specials, and series for the major TV networks for more than 25 years. GAP also provides home video versions of most of its TV and theatrical programming. GAP has produced more than 500 TV specials, features, series, and episodes for NBC, CBS, PAX, Discovery, The Learning Channel, and other networks.  Clips from The Da Vinci Code Deception, produced by Grizzly Adams® Productions, Copyright 2005.  Used with Permission.  The complete DVD show is available by calling (800)811-0548/www.grizzlyadams.tv.


James Denison, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor of Park Cities Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas

Dr. Denison has a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Divinity from SWBTS, and a Doctor of Divinity from DBU.  He currently teaches a Ph.D. seminar and Master of Arts in Christian Education class for Dallas Baptist University. He is a teaching fellow for the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute, and serves on its Board of Governors.  Dr. Denison has also served on the faculties of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Mercer University School of Theology, and has served on the boards of Truett Theological Seminary, Center for Christian Ethics of Baylor University, and DBU.


James Garlow, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in La Mesa, California

Dr. James L. Garlow, author, communicator and historian, and Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, California, is heard daily on nearly 500 radio outlets nationwide in his one minute historical commentary called "The Garlow Perspective."    Garlow is a graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Southern Nazarene University (B.A.and M.A.) and holds an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Drew University.  He has authored numerous books including: How God Saved Civilization (re-released as God And His People,)  A Christian’s Response to Islam, The Covenant, Partners in Ministry, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Tested by Time,  God Still Heals, The Da Vinci CodeBreaker and the best-selling Cracking the Da Vinci Code with Peter Jones.


Ken McCoy
Founder and President of JUMPSTART™

Ken has been a youth pastor in Oregon, Minnesota, Texas and southern California, and has worked for the National Network of Youth Ministries. He’s also been the Chaplain for the San Diego Padres, and he is the Chaplain for the 352nd Fighter Group – men who flew P51 Mustangs against Germany in World War II.  His work in the “real world” of volunteer-led youth ministry puts him in high demand at youth worker conferences. Ken’s creativity and clarity has also made him a respected writer and curriculum developer.  JumpStart™ Ministries was found ed in 1988 to en able those churches without a full-time youth pastor build self-sufficient, effective and efficient ministry to and with adolescents. Working with the congregation, JumpStart™ helps the church get their min is try to kids “up & running.” JumpStart™ is a cutting-edge concept proven effective in churches. It is a cost-effective, efficient and practical means of making a difference for as many kids as possible.


Lenny Esposito
Apologist and President of Come Reason Ministries

Lenny Esposito is president and founder of Come Reason Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization and the popular www.comereason.org  Website. Lenny has authored over 100 articles dealing with intellectually strenuous topics such as the existence of God, theology, philosophy, social issues and Biblical difficulties. Lenny is an in-demand speaker, teaching at conferences, churches and universities across the nation. His articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the Southern California Christian Times as well as international publications. His monthly newsletter reaches thousands of subscribers in over 35 countries.


Os Guinness
Author and Speaker

Os Guinness is author and speaker living in the Washington, D.C., area.  Born in China during World War II, Guinness left in 1951, aft the Chinese Revolution.  A graduate of the University of London and Oxford, Guinness is a former visiting fellow of the Brookings Institution.  He has written or edited more than twenty books, including The call, Invitation to the classics, and Long Journey Home.  A frequent speaker and seminar leader at political and business conferences in the united States, Europe, and Asia, Guinness has lectured at many universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and Stanford, and has often spoken on Capitol Hill.


Pete Briscoe
Senior Pastor of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship, Carrollton, Texas

Pete Briscoe is the senior pastor of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in Carrollton Texas.  He  received a B.A. in Speech Communication with minors in Bible and Political Science from Bethel College in St. Paul Minnesota.  and a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical  Divinity School.  He is the author or editor of several books including Secrets From the Treadmill and Telling the Truth.


Peter Jones, Ph. D.
Executive Director, Christian Witness in a Pagan Planet

Dr. Peter Jones holds a MDiv degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a ThM from Harvard Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a professor of New Testament at Westminster Seminary in Escondido, California, and is the author of numerous books, including THE GNOSTIC EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, and Cracking the DaVinci Code  with Jim Garlow.


Peter Lillback, Ph.D.
President and Professor of Historical Theology, Westminster Theological

Dr. Lillback holds a B.A. degree from Cedarville College, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary.  He served in pastoral ministry in Delaware and Pennsylvania.  His publishings include:  The Binding of God: Calvin's Role in the Development of Covenant Theology; The Practical Calvinist: An Introduction to the Presbyterian and Reformed Heritage (editor).  He has also contributed to Christianity and Civilization, vol. I; Pressing Toward the Mark; New Dictionary of Theology.


R. Elliott Greene
Assistant Professor of Biblical Languages, Westminster Theological Seminary

Elliott Greene received his B.B.A.from the University of Texas, his Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary and has taught at the Westminster Seminary Texas Campus since  2001

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Rick Marshall
Strategic Director, www.TheTruthAboutDaVinci.com

Rick Marshall, on behalf of Westminster Theological Seminary  is the Strategic Director of : TheTruthAboutDaVinci web-site.  He spent 23 years with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), working in 56 cities across North America and more than 20 countries around the world.  As Director of Missions for Billy Graham (1997-2003) and Director of Counseling and Follow-Up (1994-2001) for the BGEA, Mr. Marshall provided strategic leadership and training for community leaders and mobilization of thousands of volunteers in support of Dr. Graham's preaching ministry.  Rick is a Communication and Leadership Consultant to numerous organizations including Stand For Africa, a Philadelphia, PA based coalition of civic and religious leaders working to turn the tide of destruction left in the wake of the HIV/AIDS crisis across sub-Saharan Africa.


Rodney Stark, Ph.D.
Professor, Social Sciences, Baylor University, Waco TX

Dr. Stark earned his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley.  In 2004 he joined the faculty of Baylor University. He has published 27 books and more than 140 scholarly articles on subjects as diverse as prejudice, crime, suicide, and city life in ancient Rome.  Among his many books are the influential studies The Rise of Christianity and One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism, and The Victory of Reason.


Timothy Keller
Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in New York City

Tim Keller is the Senior Pastor at Redeemer Presbyterian church in New York City. Dr. Keller attended Bucknell University, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and Westminster Theological Seminary. Keller promotes a Reformed Christianity that has a vision that encompasses not only doctrinal statements, but also our piety, evangelistic outreach, and missions of mercy. He has served on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and as Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. Dr. Keller has authored two books and numerous articles and essays about the Christian faith and its mission of engaging and transforming society.


Whitney Kelley
Director of Account Services, A Larry Ross Communications

A University of North Texas graduate with a degree in Journalism/Advertising and minors in Marketing and English, Ms. Kelley brings a diverse background in marketing, advertising, publicity and licensing to A. Larry Ross Communications.   Ms. Kelley’s experience in the entertainment industry at Paramount Pictures in Publicity, Special Events and International Licensing included traditional publicity and special events such as movie premieres, high-profile fundraiser and industry awards shows.  As Brand Manager for 1928 Jewelry, Ms. Kelley’s role included the launch of the 1928 Jewelry Vatican Library collection; and as Marketing Assistant at Mary Kay Cosmetics, she worked with the President on the editing phase of his book, The Direct Option, published by Texas A&M University Press.


William Edgar, Ph.D.
Professor of Apologetics, Westminster Theological Seminary

With a B.A. from Harvard University, a M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D from Université de Genève, William Edgar is a modern day Renaissance man—a true man of the arts and letters. Much of his work has been to connect objective theological truths with subjective, aesthetic experience. As a professional Jazz pianist, ordained PCA minister, and Professor of Apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, William Edgar is able to appeal to the artistic and intellectual elements in all of us. His published works include "Reasons of the Heart", "The Face of Truth: Lifting the Veil", and "Truth in All Its Glory: Commending the Reformed Faith."

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