Neil Damgaard (ThM, DMin) is originally from the Washington, DC area. An engineering graduate of Virginia Tech, he worked for the US Navy under contract as a management engineering consultant. He entered the ministry in 1976 and later graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a 4-year master’s degree in historical theology. He served on staff at churches in Virginia and Texas, and then as Senior Pastor of the Dartmouth Bible Church in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts from 1983 until 2019. He also served as Protestant Chaplain with the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, 2007–2019. He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree in 2008 from Dallas Theological Seminary. He has authored two books, A History of Dartmouth Bible Church, 1963–2013 (2013) and Defiance at Cairo (2020). Now retired, he lives in Roanoke, Virginia and has been married to Renée (a retired teacher) since 1975. Together they have raised two daughters, Jocelyn and Susanna. The Damgaards are members of Grace Church in Roanoke.
Jeff Graf (MDiv) grew up in California where he met his wife Sue in high school. They have been married for 47 years and have two sons and three grandsons. Jeff worked in the telecommunications field for 25 years, during which time he started his own training and course development consulting practice. In his fifties Jeff and his wife went to seminary with the purpose of teaching on the mission field. After earning a Master of Divinity in 2003 from Capital Bible Seminary, they spent six years teaching at the Christian Leaders’ Training College which is in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. At the college he taught a wide spectrum of courses including theology, church history, Bible interpretation, and church leadership. In his last year he served as Dean of Theology and Biblical Studies. Upon returning to the United States, he and his wife acted as missionaries in residence and adjunct faculty at Washington Bible College and Capital Bible Seminary. Jeff enjoys being a backpacker, a beekeeper, and a baseball fan. He has a love of languages including German and Melanesian Pidgeon. He has the goal of being able to sight-read the entire Greek New Testament (he's finished 18 books, so far). Jeff and Sue currently attend Blacksburg Christian Fellowship where he teaches in the adult Sunday school program.
Sandy Young (ThM) is a Texan by birth and (mostly) a Virginian by upbringing. He came to faith in Christ during his sophomore year at Virginia Tech, where God used the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ (now Cru) in his conversion and spiritual growth. After graduation he directed a non-denominational youth ministry for several years in northern Virginia, and then attended Dallas Theological Seminary, graduating with a Th.M. in 1986, with focus on Systematic Theology. He and his family returned to Virginia, where he served as pastor of an independent church in the town of Culpeper for 14 years. In 2001 they moved to Blacksburg to serve in pastoral ministry at Blacksburg Christian Fellowship until his retirement in 2019. He and his wife, Jan Lu, have been married forty-seven years and they have four children and six grandchildren.