Pastor, Teacher, Outreach
Vocab has a Master’s Degree from Phoenix Seminary and is a Doctoral student at Talbot School of Theology. He hosts Urban Theologian Radio and has over a dozen recorded debates on various apologetic issues. Vocab and his wife Nicole have four children who have been adopted. He enjoys reading, coffee, baseball, and geek culture.
Vocab, a former recording artist, also plays a role on Roosevelt’s music team, both as a slam poet and hip hop artist.
Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology
Rev. Dr. K. Scott Oliphint (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary.
Dr. Oliphint’s academic interests include Cornelius Van Til’s apologetics, the relationship between Christian apologetics and philosophy, and the doctrine of God.
Pastor and Author
Pastor/Elder, Radio Host
Jeff Durbin is Pastor/Elder of Apologia Church in Tempe, and has worked for many years as a hospital-chaplain. Jeff is a popular speaker for camps, conferences, churches & schools across the nation. He has participated in outreach to various different religions across the nation and has even engaged in public debates against Atheists. Jeff was featured on a series for the History Channel called, “The Stoned Ages” about the Christian approach to drugs and alcohol. Jeff hosts a weekly podcast heard worldwide called Apologia Radio at apologiaradio.com. He also hosts Apologia TV which can be seen on the NRB Network. Jeff is a world champion martial artist with 5 Black-Belts and and has starred in popular video games and even played Michaelangelo and Donatello for the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” franchise as well as Johnny Cage in “Mortal Combat” the World-Tour. The younger crowd may have even seen him as a fighter on MTV’s “the Final Fu”.
Jeff has been married to his wife, Candi, for over 16-years. They have 4-children: Sage, Immagin, Saylor, and Stellar.
Pastor and Author
John Samson is a Reformed pastor and author with a passion for the local Church and for the free offer of the gospel to be proclaimed far and wide. He serves as the pastor of King’s Church in Peoria, Arizona, USA and writes at reformationtheology.com and at effectualgrace.com.
Inspired by a deep desire to proclaim the truth of God’s word without compromise, John is known for his simple, down to earth and clear Bible teaching ministry, which is often blended with humor.
Dr. James White
Pastor, Teacher, Author and Debater
James White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the author of more than twenty books, a professor, an accomplished debater, and an elder of the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church.
Reformed Pubcast Host
Les Lanphere co-hosts the Reformed Pubcast, a podcast where two friends explore the Reformed faith each week over a pint. Les is a Presbyterian, a graphic designer, a film compositor, a podcast junky, and a theology nerd.
Les married his lovely bride, Erin, 10 years ago and they have 4 wonderful children: Matthew, Sarah, Leah, and Hannah.
Reformed Pubcast Host
Darren Doane is an American filmmaker and music video director. In 2007, Darren formed a new commercial, music video and branded content production company called LEVEL4 with Executive Producer Josh Karchmer. LEVEL4 has produced and edited projects for a client list that includes Toyota, Hurley/Nike, Saatchi & Saatchi, Atlantic Records, JBL and Universal Records. He started his early music video work with Ken Daurio and directed several early Blink-182 music videos.
Best-Selling American Author
N. D. Wilson is the best-selling author of the “100 Cupboards” trilogy (now in more than twenty languages) and the acclaimed “Ashtown Burials” series (both from Random House). His first work of nonfiction was the ground-breaking Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl (Thomas Nelson), which was adapted into the widely distributed “bookumentary” film of the same name. He has adventured on camera for the National Geographic Channel, is currently involved in producing C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce for the screen (which he adapted himself), and once typed a short story on a napkin for Esquire magazine. His writing has been featured on media outlets ranging from NBC’s Today Show to NPR’s All Things Considered.