Scott T. Brown is the president of the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches and elder at Hope Baptist Church in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Scott graduated from California State University in Fullerton with a degree in History and received a Master of Divinity degree from Talbot School of Theology. He gives most of his time to local pastoral ministry, conferences on fatherhood, church reformation, and strengthening the family. He has been married to Deborah for thirty-one years, and they have four grown children. Scott also helps people think through the two greatest institutions God has provided — the church and the family.
Don Hart is an elder at North Gabriel Christian Assembly. Don Hart is also the Founder and President of Heritage Defense, a national, non-profit legal advocacy organization and is a rancher and licensed Texas attorney. He holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Texas and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech Law School, where he was a member of state and national moot court teams and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Advocacy. A significant part of Don’s practice involves fighting to defend Christian, homeschooling families against usurpatious government interference. Don is honored to serve as an elder in his local church, North Gabriel Christian Assembly. Above all, Don aspires to be a devoted husband to his bride D’Ann, faithful father to his seven children (Emalee, Katherine, Hannah, Valor, Victor, Jackson, and Faith), and a humble bondservant of the Lord Jesus Christ.
David Brown is a member of Hope Baptist Church in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He has been engaged in the ministry of the NCFIC since 2009 and is actively engaged in the ministry of his local church. He and his wife Monica are the parents of six children.
Gary Powers is an elder at Geneva Lakes Church, in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, the CEO of Ortho Molecular Products, Inc., one of the fastest growing dietary supplement companies in America, and a leading proponent of Lifestyle Medicine. Besides founding Ortho Molecular Products in 1989, Mr. Powers has recently started several new businesses with his oldest children. Each of these endeavors is centered in the natural products and organic farming industries. Gary and his wife Patti have 10 children.
Kirk Smith is the Executive Director of the Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE). As such, his consistent message is the emphasis on home discipleship (particularly father-led) and the fear of the Lord as the source of wisdom and knowledge. Prior to his present position, he founded and pastored a church in Albion, Illinois for twenty-five years. He and his wife, Joely, live on a small farm outside Bone Gap with their eleven children.