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Steve Ridgell serves as Director of Ministry for Herald of Truth Ministries Inc., a worldwide ministry committed to sharing the good news of Jesus. He has preached in most of the United States and many foreign countries. His latest book is Can I Tell You a Story, and he is also the co-author of three books, Letters From The Lamb, Hope For Life, and More Hope For Life. He also writes regularly for Heartlight.

Steve’s love for the Lord, his love for people, and his passion for sharing the good news of Jesus have made him a popular speaker for lectureships, youth events, retreats, and special commitment Sundays. He also conducts evangelism and leadership seminars.

Steve serves as one of the elders at the Southern Hills church of Christ in Abilene. He and his wife, Marsha, have two married children and five grandchildren.

He and his wife enjoy traveling and playing with their grand-kids. He wishes he had time for sports, hunting, fishing, and golf.


Walter Maxwell has served as the Senior Evangelist of the Roosevelt-Freeport Church of Christ over the last 45 years. A graduate of the Sunset School of Preaching 1970, he has gone on to host a Sunset International Bible Institute Satellite School at his own congregation. God has blessed this work to have graduated many men who have gone on to become Evangelist of their own congregation. His missionary work began as early as 1969 with Navajo Indians in Arizona and has spanned as fast as the Islands of the Caribbean: Bermuda, Jamaica, Trinidad, Puerto Rico, and Antigua.

A sought-after speaker whose been invited to preach at: local, national and mid-western lectureships, as well as college and youth rallies. His congregation has hosted several Gospel Meetings and Lectureships a great contribution to the Long Island Community.

In 1984, Walter Maxwell, along with his wife of 55 years, Pauline R. Edwards were awarded “Family of the Year” by the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch. Walter and Pauline Maxwell, their 11 children (9 of which are adopted), 13 grand-children are an excellent example of a Christian household.

Sunset International Institute awarded Walter Maxwell the Recognition of Distinguished Alumnus in Church Leadership. Due to his tireless service, he also was named Volunteer of the year by the Timothy Hill Ranch

In addition to his Ministry responsibilities as Evangelist of the Roosevelt-Freeport Church of Christ, he currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors with the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch.


Jason Walker is the Music Minister at Kings Church of Christ in Brooklyn, NY. He hails from Chicago, Ill. and is the son of Gerald and Deborah Walker.  Jason got his start singing at the 87th Street Church of Christ in Chicago where his grandfather, William E. Jones, Sr. and his father ministered.  Being a member of a singing family, he was taught the discipline of music at an early age.  At the age of 8, he was blessed to sing alongside his family and friends in the “United Chorus”, and later the “United Quintet”.  Afterwards, he decided to venture out, singing with several groups throughout the Chicagoland area.

Jason first recorded with the “United Quintet” at the age of 12 . His solo recording has blossomed, being a featured soloist on several recordings.

In 2005, Jason left Chicago for Southwestern Christian College. He sung in the world renowned “Accapella Chorus” there, as well as serving as student music director for “Testimony”, “Summer Tour” and the Chorus. While there, he wrote and arranged songs such as “Jesus is Coming Soon”, “My Life”, “God Will Provide” and “Come Unto Me” just to name a few. In 2011, he began assisting as music director and sound engineer for Summer Tour ’11 and ’12, volunteering his time, thus, furthering his musical skills in writing and directing.

After Southwestern, Jason fulfilled a lifetime dream of traveling and singing with one of his favorite acapella groups, “Straight Company”. He has been a member of Straight Company since 2009.
For awhile, Jason was blessed to be a member of Dallas, Texas’, Light of the World Church of Christ’s “Dream Team” ensemble in which he was mentored by Music Minister, Dwayne Pugh.

Furthermore, Jason has produced a solo project entitled “My Life”, that has eight spirit-filled songs he arranged and composed.

Jason married the love of his life Amy on Valentine’s Day of 2011. Jason is a proud son, a great husband and now a dedicated servant at the Kings Church of Christ.