Mr. Jeter is the Founder and CEO of Global News Alliance (GNA), which offers stories of hope and inspiration from around the world. In forming the nonprofit GNA, he hoped to help fill the “news vacuum” of Christian television of the ‘80s and ‘90s. In recent years, the organization coined the term “Smartphone Journalist,” which encourages people of any background to tell stories of what God is doing in their local communities through their smartphones.
Mr. Dyck is an author and acquisitions editor for Moody Publishers. He writes the Church Humor newsletter for Christianity Today and he enjoys living out his calling writing about God. He says you can find his books at that little bookstore based in Seattle (Amazon.com).
Dr. Harris is the Founder and CEO of MEDIAlliance International based in Arlington, Texas. He has over 55 years’ experience in media and broadcasting, and he desires to make it known to people the promise of life in Jesus. He has also been a part of the National Religious Broadcasters for more than 30 years.
Mr. Nolot is the Founder and CEO of Exodus Cry, a nonprofit committed to the abolition of human trafficking. He and his wife began to investigate this global issue in 2007, and they have since strived to break the cycle of commercial sexual exploitation and help to empower the victims of this. Mr. Nolot also wrote, directed, and produced the award-winning documentary Nefarious in 2011, which uncovers the trends of modern-day sex slavery.
Dr. McCombs is the Director of Children and Teen Trauma and Healing with the American Bible Society. Dr. McCombs helps to train facilitators around the world, providing them with the mental health resources to help youth respond to and heal from trauma. A website she recommends for resources is traumahealinginstitute.org.
Mr. Prior is the President of Financial Planning Ministry (FPM), a nonprofit that helps individuals and families establish estate plans. He has over 30 years’ experience with the ministry and enjoys helping people make the needed preparations that can benefit them throughout their lifetime. FPM has a partnership with SAT-7, along with over 100 other organizations doing ministry.
Dr. Terence “Terry” Ascott is the Founder and President of SAT-7. He has a passion for making Christ known in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), realizing the importance of television as a means to doing this. He helped launch SAT-7 as the first Arabic language Christian satellite television channel. SAT-7 began with just a 2-hour broadcast in 1996, and today SAT-7 is on four channels broadcasting 24/7!
Mr. Lange is the President of the Midwest Region for the global Christian foundation, The Signatry. He uses his financial knowledge to help others find tax efficient ways to give to ministries close to their heart. He claims he works with some of the most joyful, generous people in the world.
Husband and wife Ray and Sue Heinen both have a passion for making the Gospel available in the Middle East and North Africa. As part of the SAT-7 family, they each bring unique perspective into the challenges of the Arabic Church. Ray serves as the Director of Ministry Partnerships with SAT-7 while Sue does volunteer work for the ministry.
Mr. Halula is a Hollywood producer, writer, and director. He has a background in theater and film and previously did improv work for faith-based organizations, incorporating Biblical lessons in real-life scenarios (kind of a modern-day parable). His work shifted more towards film as he rebranded his production company to Pacific Daylight Films. He has experience screenwriting with Disney and working with nonprofit organizations like Compassion International, helping tell stories through film. He enjoys the challenge of learning to tell stories in new, unique ways, hoping to strengthen the faith of others in helping share stories that inspire.