Daily Bible Study
Current Authors

Fall Quarter 2014
"Sustaining Hope"

For individual study

Sue Mink creates artwork exploring the intersection between art and theology. She is a graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary, where she held an artist-in-residency in 2004. Sue also holds a design degree from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Sue loves to teach youth and adult studies. She has traveled the world with her husband, Allan, a retired Air Force pilot, and now lives in Leesburg, Virginia. In her free time, she enjoys art, rock concerts, knitting, scuba diving, and cooking. Sue and her husband have two adult children, Jessica and Rob.


Martha Myre is an ordained elder in the North Texas Conference, with a ministry of teaching and writing. Her background is diverse, with a degree from Vanderbilt University in molecular biology, as well as the more usual degrees from Perkins School of Theology (MTS) and Southern Methodist University (Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible).

Martha enjoys music, reading, and working with her Tiger Cub Den and spends a lot of time walking for her health. She has three adult children. You can reach Martha at mvmyre@gmail.com.


Gary Thompson is a retired ordained elder in the Mississippi Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Gary received his undergraduate degree from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, and an M.R.E. from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He did additional study at New Orleans Seminary and Memphis Theological Seminary. He earned a D.Min. in leadership development from Princeton Theological Seminary.

Gary's passion is exploring ways the church can become more effective at its mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ. His personal mission statement reads, My mission in life is to help as many other people as possible identify and carry out their mission in life.

Gary enjoys traveling domestically and internationally. He is most proud of his wife, Robin; three children; and seven grandchildren. You can e-mail Gary at drgaryt@gmail.com, follow him on Twitter at @drgaryt, or read his blog at http://transformativechurch.blogspot.com/.