Mike Cope has been a minister for over fifteen years, serving much of that time in ministry to university students. Cope holds an M.Th. from Harding Graduate School. He has authored several books, including One Holy Hunger and Righteousness Inside Out, and coedits Wineskins Magazine. Cope serves on the Medical Ethics Committee for Hendrick Medical Center and is an adjunct professor of Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Rubel Shelly has served as a minister for the Woodmont Hills church in Nashville for twenty years. He holds a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and has taught at David Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
He is a known community leader, serving with groups such as the AIDS Education Committee of the American Red Cross and the Metro Public Schools, and is the author of over twenty books, two of which are The Names of Jesus, and What Would Jesus Do Today? Shelly is widely published in religious journals and co-edits Wineskins magazine. He and his wonderful wife, Myra, make their home in Nashville, TN.