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Don Schwager is the editor of Living Bulwark and author of the Daily Scripture Reading and Meditation website. He is a lay religious brother and life-time member of the Servants of…
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Sam Williamson grew up in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is the son of a Presbyterian pastor and grandson of missionaries to China. He moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1975.…
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Tom Caballes is the National Senior Administrator and a National Coordinator of the Lamb of God, a community of the Sword of the Spirit with 7 branches located throughout New Zealand.…
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Mark Challies is the senior coordinator of the Lamb of God community in New Zealand.
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Mike Shaughnessy is a life-long member of The Servants of the Word and a regional missionary coordinator of the Sword of the Spirit in North America. He is a prolific writer, teacher, and editor…
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Jerry Munk is the senior coordinator of the Work of Christ Community, Lansing, Michigan, USA. He and his wife Jan are members of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Lansing.
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Steve Clark has been a founding leader, author, and teacher for the Catholic charismatic renewal since its inception in 1967. Steve is past president of the Sword of the Spirit,…
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Ralph Martin is president of Renewal Ministries, an organization devoted to Catholic renewal and evangelization. Ralph also hosts The Choices We Face, a widely viewed weekly Catholic television and radio…
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This article is adapted from the book, From Egghead to Birdhood (hatch or rot as a Christian), (c) copyright 2001 by Carlos Mantica. Carlos Mantica was a founder of The City…
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Derek Prince (1915–2003) was born in India of British parents. Educated as a scholar of Greek and Latin at Eton College and Cambridge University, England, he held a Fellowship in…
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Bob Tedesco is the founder of the People of God, a Sword of the Spirit community in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA where he served as Senior Coordinator for 26 years. He has…
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Jeanne Kun is a noted author and a senior woman leader in the Word of Life Community, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. See other articles by Jeanne Kun in Living Bulwark archives.
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Bruce Yocum is the author of Prophecy: Exercising the Prophetic Gifts of the Holy Spirit in the Church Today, 1976, 1993. Bruce has been involved in leadership and teaching in the…
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Bruce Yocum, leader of the writing team, and author in his own right, has been part of the communities movement since 1968 and has held various leadership roles over the…
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Carlos Alonso Vargas is a coordinator in Árbol de Vida community, in San José, Costa Rica.
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Ted Kennedy is a life-long member of The Servants of the Word. He leads the Servants of the Word household at the Brotherhood Center in Chelsea, Michigan, USA.
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Ellen Gryniewicz is a senior woman leader of The Word of Life Community in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
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Jim Berlucchi is the Executive Director at Spitzer Center for Ethical Leadership. He formerly served as the Executive Director of Legatus, an international association of Catholic CEOs. He served for…
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Bob Bell is a member of the Antioch Community in London, UK
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Michael Schoeberl is from the Munich area of Bavaria, Germany. He works in Munich and lives outside the city in rural farmland. He spent more than ten years abroad, living…
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Bill and Maida Brown are members and leaders of La Nueva Jerusalén Community in Miami Florida, USA.
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Fr. Dan Danielson (1937 - 2019) was a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Oakland, California, for 55 years. He served in a variety of roles in the diocese, working…
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Bill Consiglio is 81 years old, a retired university teacher and author of a book series, Spiritual Friends: inspirational Therapeutic Poems, and The Way of Christ: Approaching a Deeper Christian Life. …
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) was a German Lutheran pastor and a founding member of the Confessing Church. He was the first of the German theologians to speak out clearly against the…
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Tom Gryniewicz and his Wife Ellen are members of Word of Life community in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA. Tom serves as a coordinator of Word of Life and Ellen serves…
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Sarah is a wife, and mother to four kids. She grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, studied English and French at the University of Michigan (go Blue!), and now…
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James Munk and his wife Michelle live in Lansing, Michigan, USA. James is the director of  Kairos North America, works with University Christian Outreach, and is a Coordinator for the Work…
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Steve Pepmeyer is a coordinator in the People of God, a Sword of the Spirit community in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Steve and his wife, Michele, have been members of the…
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Mike and his wife Martha Gladieux have been members of covenant community in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA for more than 48 plus years, first with the Word of God Community…
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Sue Cummins is semi- retired.  She worked for the Archdiocese of Detroit in the Department of Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship for eight years (2012-2020.) She taught theology as adjunct faculty…
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Fr. Guido Gockel is a Catholic missionary priest from Holland who is part of the Mill Hill Missionaries. Beginning in the 1970s he served for more than 20 years as…
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Sherry Snyder is president of Bethany Association, an international, ecumenical association of women living single for the Lord in the Sword of the Spirit, and a member of Word of…
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J.I. Packer (1926-2020) was a contributing speaker and writer for Pastoral Renewal and the Allies for Faith and Renewal Conferences organized by Servant Ministries / Sword of the Spirit. His…
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Dick LaCroix is a lifelong member of The Servants of the Word, an international missionary brotherhood of men living single for the Lord. He lives at the brotherhood center in…
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Nancy and her husband Michael have been married for 40 years. They are members of the The Word of Life Community and St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, both located…
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Short bio: Igino Giordani (1894-1980) was an author, journalist, politician, ecumenist and expert in patristic studies. He remained one of the most representative figures of the 1900s, a highly gifted…
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Jean Barbara is a coordinator from the People of God Community in Beirut, Lebanon. He currently serves as the International President of the Sword of the Spirit.
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Amy Hughes started The Lois Project as a way to combine her love of writing with her desire to strengthen connections between Christian moms. Amy and her husband John live…
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Katia and her husband Michel have three daughters. They live in Montreal, Canada. God has given her three vocations: being a wife, a mother, and a doctor. Her family is…
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Joy Mary was born in New Jersey USA and lived there until she was 3 years old. She has since been living in Lebanon. She and her husband, Anis, are…
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Dr. Beth Melchor (1956 - 2018) was a senior woman leader of the Ligaya ng Paginoon Community in Manila, Philippines, and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Far Eastern University in…
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