Kenneth W. Oosting grew up in Muskegon, Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan (history) with the M.A. from Central Michigan University and the Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has been a high school teacher, college professor, college dean and president as well as a consultant to about 150 Christian colleges and universities. He wrote The Christian’s Guide to Effective Personal Management and numerous college and university courses and articles. He and his wife, Jacklyn, reside in Brentwood, TN.



Dr. Richard K. Smith is a member of the God’s Plan for Service Board of Directors. He grew up in Ohio and earned a B. A. from Asbury College, a B. S. from Nyack College and an M. A. and a Doctor of Missiology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has served as pastor in West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana, missionary to Indonesia, faculty member at Toccoa Falls College in Taccoa, Georgia, adjunct faculty for several institutions and ten years as Senior Consultant with Oosting and Associates, Inc. He and his wife Janet, a school principal, live in Pataskala, Ohio.