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Name:
Dick Kelley

Hometown:
Newark, Ohio
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Name:
Brian Robinson

Hometown:
Massillon, Ohio
Family:
I’m married to Jeannie with four adult children.

What do you do for a living?
Plumbing

Favorite Bible verse:
Psalm 100:2

Favorite vacation spot:
I love the ocean.

Favorite way to spend free time:
I enjoy being outside - golfing

Favorite food:
Breakfast food with my wife

Favorite type of music:
Southern Gospel

Favorite sports team:
Cleveland Indians

What is your testimony?
I was raised in a Christian home and have been a Christian most of my life. I’ve failed God many times, but He has always been Father to me. I’m not finished yet, but my goal is to finish my race with victory.
Family:
Married to Mandi and I have two sons Warren and Nathan

Where’d you go to college?
The University of Akron

What do you do for a living?
High School Art Teacher

Favorite Bible verse:
James 1:2-4

Favorite read (outside the Bible):
Anything about baseball or World War II

Favorite vacation spot:
Ocean Isle, North Carolina

Favorite way to spend free time:
Working in my art studio

What is your testimony?
I was raised to be a good person. It made sense (at the time) to just be a good person and that was what I should strive for. I had the worldy view that being a good person equaled going to heaven. After reading and studying the Bible, I came to realize that there was so much more. Giving my life to Jesus, was the answer and it has brought so much to my life. Worries and concerns are gone. A clear direction for my life has taken their place.
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Name:
Amos Swartzentruber

Hometown:
Geneva, Indiana
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Name:
Richard Schwartz

Hometown:
Dover, Ohio
Family:
I'm married to Barbara and we have eleven children.

What do you do for a living?
Work at Provia Door in Walnut Creek

Favorite Bible verse:
Jeremiah 29:11

Favorite read (outside the Bible):
History

Favorite restaurant:
Grinders

Favorite way to spend free time:
Listen to music

Favorite type of music:
Contemporary

What is your testimony?
I was raised Amish. The teaching, as long as you followed the rules, was okay. After receiving Jesus into my heart, it became very clear that it's a one on one relationship with my Lord Jesus Christ. It freed me from so much bondage and mans' rulings. It's all about Him. I thank Jesus for His cleansing blood. Dying on the cross was a huge sacrifice for my sins.
Family:
Married to Brenda and I have two kids, Megan and Cameron (and four grandchildren)

What do you do for a living?
Truck Driver

Favorite Bible verse:
Philippians 4:13

Favorite read (outside the Bible):
Newspaper

Favorite sports team:
Barrs Mill Softball

Favorite restaurant:
The Olive Garden

Favorite way to spend free time:
Playing with the grandkids

What is your testimony?
I grew up in Barrs Mill Church of God. My great-grandparents, both sets of grandparents and my parents attended this church. I gave my life to Jesus when I was in 5th grade. God cleansed my foul mouth and spirit. I still remember the feeling of being completely clean. Praise the Lord.
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Name:
Jessie Nichols

Hometown:
Uhrichsville, Ohio
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Name:
Nathan Yoder

Hometown:
Dundee, Ohio
Family:
Married to Sarah and we have three sons.

What do you do for a living?
I am a Net OPS Field Engineer

Favorite Bible verse:
Joshua 24:15

Favorite read (outside the Bible):
The Lord of the Rings series

Favorite vacation spot:
Virginia Beach

Favorite food:
Pizza

Favorite restaurant:
Pangrazio’s

Favorite sports team:
Anyone who beats the Steelers

What is your testimony?
As a child, both of my parents were addicted to drugs and alcohol. My parents split up when I was 4. My mom was in and out of jail and the hospital my whole childhood. When I was 11 I went to live with my grandma. My environment was not good. I was left to take care of my paralyzed grandfather. Also being exposed to alcohol at a young age as well as seeing family members sell drugs. I started going to church when I was 16. When I was 17, I got emancipated. When I was 18, my mother died of breast cancer. At that time, I hit rock bottom, and my son Jackson was born. Six months later, I met the love of my life, Sarah. We have been married for 8 years and have two children together (Jaiden and Gavin). Since then, I have dedicated my life to the Lord.
Family:
Married to Rochelle, two sons Isaac and Draik and a daughter, Ashyiah

What do you do for a living?
CFO of Yoder Lumber Co.

Where’d you go to college?
Kent State

Favorite Bible verse:
Matthew 22:37-40

Favorite restaurant:
Red Lobster

Favorite vacation spot:
Yellowstone

Favorite way to spend free time:
Hunting, fishing or anything outside

What is your testimony?
I was blessed to be raised in a Christian home where the love of Christ was displayed by my parents. I came to know Him when I was ten years old. It was during a revival that was being held at Garaway High School in 1986. I felt the call of the Lord, but being ten, I was scared to go forward during the meeting. My mom was one of the counselors that was helping, so when we got home, I told her I wanted to ask Jesus into my heart. She helped me say the sinner’s prayer. I remember the date (May 13, 1986) as it was my parents’ anniversary. Since then, I have grown in my walk with God. Through youth leaders first, then pastors and experienced Christians, I’ve been shown how to put God first in my life.
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Name:
Kent Gerber

Family:
Married and we have two daughters
What do you do for a living?
IT (Information Technology)

Favorite Bible verse:
Philippians 4:6-7

Favorite vacation spot:
The beach

Favorite sports team:
Indians/Buckeyes

Favorite restaurant:
Blazin' Burgers

Favorite hobby:
Home Improvement Projects