KY-TN Conference Camp Meeting Brochure 2015 - Page 7

Kieth Noll is our Conference Evangelist/ Trainer. After joining the church, he served as a Literature Evangelist for six years and Publishing Assistant for seven years. In 1988, he received a call to be a pastor and served as a pastor in various locations for twenty-eight years. He received a Bachelors in Theology in 2001 from Christian Bible College and Seminary. Bill Richardson is a retired Professor Emeritus of Religion from Andrews University. In addition to having taught in the religion department for twenty-one years, Dr. Richardson has been a pastor, held weeks of prayer, biblical seminars and traveled in the Middle East. He has also authored articles and three books published by the Pacific Press and the Review and Herald. Ron Smith was elected president of the Southern Union in September 2011 and currently serves in that capacity. Dr. Smith earned a Doctor of Ministry degree in 1985 and a Doctor of Psychology in 1995. He is a registered marital and family therapist and a clinical psychologist. He has served thirty-five years in Adventist ministry, including eight years as Vice President of Review and Herald Publishing Association and Editor-in-Chief of Message magazine. He also served four years as the Executive Secretary of the Southern Union. Dick Stenbakken has a Doctor of Education and Masters in Theology and Philosophy; New Testament; Family Therapy; and Family and Community Education. Dr. Stenbakken does deep research into the biblical materials, historical backgrounds, theological underpinnings, and human dynamics to discover, develop, and present biblical characters in accurate handmade costumes. He has presented first person narratives all over the globe. Lee Venden began his ministry by teaching Bible classes for academy students. He has been a pastor and educator for more than thirty-five years and has sought to know Jesus better and to help others accomplish that as well. He has authored three books and co-authored the internationally popular website, His sermons are broadcast on television and the internet. “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” Ephesians 4:32 7