Wayne Jackson has written for and edited the Christian Courier since its inception in 1965. He has also written several books on a variety of biblical topics including The Bible and Science, Creation, Evolution, and the Age of the Earth, The Bible on Trial, and a number of commentaries. He lives in Stockton, California with his dear wife, and life-long partner, Betty.
Jason Jackson serves as the pulpit minister for the East Main Church of Christ in Stockton, California. He is the author of Stronger Than Ever, a book about hope—including stories from real people who’ve overcome difficult trials through Christ.
Jared Jackson is a Christian, a husband to Sandy (Fields), and a dad/friend to two boys (Nick and Matt). Jared occasionally writes on topics that interest him: family, faith, and business. He is the son of Wayne and Betty Jackson. He wrote the more than 1720+ lines of computer code that run the Christian Courier website.
Steven Lloyd is married to Valerie Ann. They have two children and six grandchildren. He worked with Pacific Telephone after high school, graduated from the Southern California School of Evangelism in 1980 and has worked with the church in Chino since graduation. He has done work in Bermuda and Northern Ireland, as well as a number of States for lectureships and meetings. He has filmed 4 courses for World Video Bible School, and is the author of an excellent volume that addresses how to deal with emotional upheavals, entitled Coping — A Biblical Approach.
Wendell Winkler (1931-2005) served congregations in Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Alabama. He held gospel meetings in many states. He was the author of several books. He served as director of the Brown Trail School of Preaching and as chairman of the Bible department at Faulker University. He began preaching in 1944 and was the father of three sons.
William Woodson (1931-2010) was a Gospel preacher, Bible teacher, and writer. His abiding influence is found in his work and writing, including his valuable Change Agents and Churches of Christ and Sounding Brass and Clanging Cymbals, which he co-authored with J. E. Choate. Brother Woodson was a dear friend of the Christian Courier and is sorely missed.
Earl Edwards holds a B.A. from David Lipscomb University, a M.Th. from Harding School of Theology, and a D.Miss. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Edwards was a missionary in Italy for 16 years and also served as director of the Florence Bible School. For 20 years he served as the Director of Biblical Graduate Studies at Freed-Hardeman University, where he continues to work as an adjunct faculty member. Earl and his wife Lora reside in Henderson, TN.
Jesse Lyman Hurlbut (1843-1930) was an American clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was born in New York City, graduated at Wesleyan University in 1864. One of his achievements was the production of one of the finest small books on church history: The Story of the Christian Church.
Clyde Thompson was once reputed to be the “meanest man in Texas.” At age 17, he was sentenced to death in the electric chair. Six hours before his execution, his sentence was commuted to life in prison. But that didn’t change him; he continued to be a violent man, even while incarcerated. After a long stint in isolation, he asked for a Bible and began reading it. It transformed his life.