Timothy (Tim) Barber has worked at every level of the moving industry. Beginning as a warehouse and moving truck worker while a student at Olivet Nazarene University, he progressed through the ranks to become a General Manager and part owner of a moving and storage company. His vast experience and personal connection with all aspects of the moving business have created his passion for excellence. Over the past 30 years, he has also owned and operated several other successful businesses. In September of 2010, Tim Barber joined the EDC family leaving his long time home in Vero Beach, Florida. He spent twenty years in South Alabama where he started his family. Tim and his wife Holly have settled in their new home in Houston.
Regina Harlan Boyles, the daughter of a minister, is a retired marketing director. A graduate of Mississippi College, Mrs. Boyles is a strong supporter of missions and served as missions chair in her church for many years. She has served on the boards of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, YWCA, Phi Mu House Corporation and is a past president of several civic organizations. Her husband, Derwood, served on the WBS Board of Trustees for many years. They have two children and five grandchildren.
Susie Sutherland Brabec
Susie Brabec is a native of Canton, Mississippi. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi pharmacy school and owns a pharmacy consulting business. Susie has a heart for missions, having served as missions chair and committee member in her church for many years. She is a past president of the Goodwill Industries of Mississippi Board of Directors and member of several other civic boards. Susie has been married to her husband, Bill, for over 36 years. They have 3 children and one grandchild.
Presiding Bishop, South Central Diocese of the Church of Christ Holiness USA
Bishop Campbell graduated in 1968 from Alcorn State University with a degree in Accounting and Business Administration and has continued his studies through Wesley Biblical Seminary. He was consecrated as a Bishop in the Church of Christ (Holiness) USA in August 1998 and served as 2nd Vice President of the Church of Christ (Holiness) USA from 2004 to 2012. He now serves as Vice President of the Mississippi Religious Leaders Conference and as Presiding Bishop of the South Central Diocese. Bishop Campbell and his wife of over 50 years, Linda Joyce, have two children and six grandchildren.
David Chandler, Jr., Chair
David Chandler is the Director of Industrial Segments for Forbo Flooring Systems. He graduated from the University of West Georgia with a double major in marketing and management. David has been a trustee of WBS for 19 years and is committed to spreading the message of “heart holiness” around the world. He and his wife of 36 years, Christie, have two grown daughters and five grandchildren. David enjoys reading, walking, and traveling.
Financial and Insurance Executive
Hamp Dye graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1988 with a Bachelor of Accountancy and in 1989 with a Master of Accountancy. Upon graduation, he started working as a CPA/Auditor at KPMG Peat Marwick in Jackson, Miss. He worked as an administrator in law firms from 1996 to 2004 and served as the Vice President of Development at Wesley Biblical Seminary from 2004 to 2008, immediately before his present position as Chief Financial Officer at Sports & Fitness Insurance Corporation in Madison, Miss. He and his wife Shannon are both licensed Mississippi real estate agents.
James I. Howard
Horse Cave, Kentucky
Jim Howard graduated from Asbury College in 1977. He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1980 and was admitted to the Kentucky Bar that same year. He served as a judge in the Kentucky Court of Appeals from 2006-2007. Jim is a member of the board of directors for George K. Bowling Community Park in Edmonton, KY. He is a deacon and adult Sunday school teacher at Edmonton Baptist Church. Jim is the author of The Miracle of Man: Evidence for God from Human Nature (Resource, 2017).
Retired President, WAPT-TV
Stuart Kellogg began his 40-year TV career as an on-air reporter/anchor/weatherman in Syracuse, NY and Mobile, AL. He transitioned to management and served for 25 years as President/GM of WAPT-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Jackson, MS, retiring at the end of 2015. Stu and his wife Beth have been married for 40 years. They have two adult children and four grandchildren. They now live in Fairhope, AL, where he has created an apologetics class at Fairhope First Baptist Church, launched in the fall of 2019. Stu is a graduate of WBS.
Scott King, Secretary
Scott King grew up on a family farm in Kentucky and completed his BA in English at Kentucky Wesleyan College. He has worked as corporate equipment services manager for Helena Chemical Company for 14+ years. Scott is an ordained deacon. He is married to Mary Sacra King, and they have five children. His family serves at Longview Heights Baptist Church near Southaven, MS where they reside. Scott enjoys music, golf, and hunting, but his treasured calling is being a husband and father.
Hiroo “David” Kudo
Rev. David Hiroo Kudo pastors Kagato Church, which is the oldest Church of Jesus Christ church in Japan. He serves as vice-chairman of The Japan Holiness Association and as director of the New Japan Bible Publication Society. Prior to this, he worked with Kansai Bible College as academic dean and principal for over 30 years. He was also chairman of the Japan Evangelical Theological Society. He enjoys watching sports, listening to classical music, and taking walks with his wife.
Bob McElroy is a Certified Professional Landman (CPL) and currently is serving as Land Manager of Spooner Energy, Inc., a Ridgeland, MS based oil and gas exploration and production company. Bob is also the managing partner in the Ogre Royalty Funds which own producing oil and gas royalty interests in over 200 wells in the Haynesville Shale field in northwest Louisiana. Bob and his wife Ann live in Madison, Mississippi and have two sons, two daughters-in-law and five grandchildren. Bob is past chairman of the Christ United Methodist Church Council, past Chairman of the Mississippi Methodist Cursillo organization, past State Director of The Journey (a non-profit corporation which conducts Christian retreats for college age young adults) and has served on various church boards and committees. Bob and Ann currently worship at Madison United Methodist Church.
Melvin L. Pace
A Jackson native, Melvin graduated from Jackson State University and the University of Mississippi School of Law. Among other achievements, he is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the founder of The Pace Law Firm. He is a 2016 graduate of WBS. He is an associate pastor and the director of Christian education at Community Empowerment COGIC in Jackson. Melvin has served on numerous boards of directors. He is married to the former Katina Webster-Baugh and is the father of three beautiful and charming daughters.
Tim retired in 2018 after fifteen years as a Family Court Judge in Lexington, Kentucky. Tim was a trial lawyer for more than 26 years, with a concentration on employment law family law and civil rights cases. He also served in the Kentucky State Senate from 1990-1998. From 1996 to 2003, Tim was President of CBMC International, a worldwide ministry presenting Christ to business and professional people. He also serves now as a volunteer assistant coach and chaplain for the University of Kentucky men’s golf team, where he played and graduated in 1974. Tim married Susan Davis, who grew up in Africa as the daughter of missionaries, in 1971.
James Renfroe, Vice Chair
James was born and raised in West Monroe, Louisiana. His father is Reverend Ken Renfroe, a retired Methodist Protestant minister and former WBS Trustee. His brothers, Philip and Dennis, are also in ministry. After attending undergraduate studies at Loyola University and the University of New Orleans, James moved to the Jackson area to attend law school at Mississippi College School of Law. He now runs a thriving real estate law practice in Flowood. James and his family–wife, Olivia (Burgess), and daughters, Ivy and Madison–live in Madison, MS, where they attend and serve at Parkway Hills United Methodist Church.
Morgan Stuart Roberts
Morgan Roberts, a native of Macon, MS, and her husband, Haydn, have three young children. They are active at The Pointe of Brandon, a United Methodist community of faith. Prior to homeschooling her children, Morgan served on the ministry staff at The Pointe and now serves in various volunteer positions. She also serves on multiple boards. Morgan graduated from University of Mississippi (B.A., English, 2003) and Wesley Biblical Seminary (M.Div., academic distinction, 2009). In addition to several other varied life experiences, Morgan has worked as a youth minister and as an English and social studies teacher in the Jackson area.
Casey M. “Buddy” Smith, Jr.
Rev. Buddy Smith is the senior VP of American Family Association (AFA) and American Family Radio (AFR). Over the past couple of decades, Buddy has worked at AFA in the battle to restore America’s biblical foundations. He has an undergraduate degree in music education from Mississippi State and a graduate degree in theology from Oral Roberts. Buddy served as a minister in the United Methodist Church for 40+ years. He and his bride, Carol, have two grown children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Philip “Phil” Speas
Dr. Philip Speas has been president of Kentucky Mountain Bible College for over two decades. Prior to this, he pastored three churches. He is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He and his wife, Wanda, are parents to four children. Dr. Speas graduated from KMBC, Vennard College, and Wesley Biblical Seminary. He enjoys fishing and gardening.
Robert Stevenson was born in Philadelphia in 1954 was raised a United Methodist, but he went totally astray in his youth. He was radically converted in 1981 and began to serve in the local church (Evangelical Free) as a Sunday School teacher and through prison ministry. During this time, he was involved in missions for 6 months with Youth with a Mission. He finished a BA in Theology from Valley Forge Christian College and studied an MA in Cross-cultural Studies at Fuller Seminary. Since early 1989, he and his wife have served the Lord in Mexico. They have been blessed with two children, both in Mexico, a daughter-in-law, and one grandchild. Robert’s experience in ministry has been rewarding, diverse, and transforming.