Matthew Barrett (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at California Baptist University, as well as the founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine. Barrett is also Senior Pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church. He is the author and editor of several books, including Salvation by Grace: The Case for Effectual Calling and Regeneration. You can read about Barrett’s other publications at



Timothy Raymond is an editor for Credo Magazine and has been the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Muncie, Indiana since April 2006. He received his MDiv from the Baptist Bible Seminary of Pennsylvania in 2004 and has pursued further education through the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. Tim grew up outside Syracuse, NY and previously served at Berean Baptist Church, Nicholson, PA (member and teacher during college and seminary) and Calvary Baptist Church, Sandusky, Ohio (seminary internship location). Tim met his wife Bethany at college, and they were married in May 2001. Tim enjoys reading, weight-lifting, wrestling with his three sons, and attempting to sleep.


Matthew Claridge is an editor for Credo Magazine and is Senior Pastor of Mt. Idaho Baptist Church in Grangeville, ID. He has earned degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Cassandra and has two children, Alec and Nora.




Adrian Martinez is the Graphic Design Editor for Credo Magazine. He received his B.A. in Visual Arts from California Baptist University in 2007. He is the Director of Music and Worship at First Baptist Church of Norco and also teaches Art, Music, and Film courses at Riverside Christian High School. He is married to Sarah and they have one son, Jack.



Gary Steward is a book review editor in church history and historical theology for Credo Magazine. He served as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada from 2004-2011.  He is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Church History and Historical Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.   He coauthored a curriculum for youth on biblical manhood and womanhood with Children Desiring God, entitled Rejoicing in God’s Good Design, and he is the author of a forthcoming book from P&R, called Old Princeton: A Guided Tour of Its Leading Men and Their Writings.  


David Schrock (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is book review editor in systematic theology. He pastors Calvary Baptist Church in Seymour, Indiana.  He is a contributor to Whomever He Wills: A Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy, and has written for The Gospel Coalition, The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and PureHope ministries.  He blogs at Via Emmaus.  Most importantly, he is married to Wendy and they have two energetic boys, Titus and Silas.



Joshua Greever is book review editor of biblical studies for Credo Magazine. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the field of New Testament at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member of Clifton Baptist Church where he teaches Sunday school. Previously he served as pastor of Pleasant Home Baptist Church in Prague, OK. He is married to Amelia and they have two children, Daniel and Anna.



Matt Manry is an editor for Credo Magazine as well as Assistant Pastor at Life Bible Church in Canton, Georgia. He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Religion at Reformed Theological Seminary and a Masters of Arts in Christian and Classical Studies from Knox Theological Seminary. He blogs regularly at



Jeremy Kimble Faculty PicJeremy Kimble (PhD, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at Cedarville University. He is the author of That His Spirit May Be Saved: Church Discipline as a Means to Repentance and Perseverance, and numerous book reviews. He is married to Rachel and has two children, Hannah and Jonathan.



Profile-Emily BurrowEmily Burrow is a graphic designer for Credo Magazine from Ontario, Canada.  She is currently pursuing a degree in Biblical Counseling at Boyce College, the undergraduate college of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  In addition to Emily’s graphic design activities, she also specializes in freelance video motion graphics and editing/post production. Emily currently serves both Crossing Church in Louisville Kentucky as well as Harvest Bible Chapel of Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

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Catharine_s(1)Catharine Clayton has an American Studies degree from Hillsdale College and lives in Houston, Texas, where she works in IT, moonlights as a freelance editor, and attends Christ the King Presbyterian Church.




JFerguson_colorJohn Ferguson is currently pursuing an M.A. in Theological Studies from the Midwest Center for Theological Studies.  He previously served as an interim Youth Pastor and Deacon and presently serves as a Bible teacher.  He attends Marshall Community Fellowship in Huntington, WV with his wife Amy and their daughter, Isabella.  John blogs at Voice of Truth.



livernois.davidDavid Livernois is married to Nicole, the love of his life, and they have three amazing children, Riley, Sarai and Abigail. They live in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina where they are active members of Missio Dei Asheville.




T.Lee-photo.Jan19.2014Theodore Lee (M.D., University of Pennsylvania) is a deacon and the organist at the New Hyde Park Baptist Church in New Hyde Park, New York. He has advanced degrees in medicine and biochemistry, was previously on the faculty of the New York University School of Medicine, and currently works in the pharmaceutical industry. Ted is married to Patricia and they have three children, Brian, Allen, and Amy.



Ryan ModisetteRyan Modisette is a student at Texas A&M University where he is a pursuing a degree in Classical Studies and Philosophy. In addition to his studies, he is an intern with the Adult Ministries department at Central Baptist Church in College Station, TX.




Chris HolmesChris Holmes (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) has served since 2007 as the Pastor of Discipleship at Yellow Creek Baptist Church in Owensboro, Kentucky.  His dissertation focused on Benjamin Keach’s use of metaphorical language in his sermons.  Chris’s research interests include the study of seventeenth-century Baptist preaching and Benjamin Keach, in particular.  He is married to Beth, and they have one son, Henry.



Steve Lee (MA, Wheaton College Graduate School; DMin, American Evangelical Christian University) serves as editor of the American Evangelical Christian Churches (AECC) monthly newsletter.  He also translates (Spanish to English) the Ecuadorian Prison Ministry missionary letters.  Steve has been married to Carol for over 53 years and they have three grown and married children, as well as six grandkids.

Jake Grogan is Pastoral Assistant at Bethel Baptist Church in Sellersville, PA, where he has been serving since 2007. He received his MDiv from Calvary Baptist Seminary in Lansdale, PA in 2013. He and his wife, Mandy, have four children: Breanna, Austin, Kailey, and Chelsea.