Daily Bible Study
Winter Quarter 2013-2014
"Jesus and the Just Reign of God"
For individual study 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, follow him on Twitter at @drgaryt, or read his blog at http://transformativechurch.blogspot.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.
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 twoadult children, Jessica and Rob.
Katie Shockley a licensed local pastor, serves as associate pastor at First United Methodist Church of Sachse, Texas. She has a master of church ministries degree in Christian education from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.Katie writes and self-publishes adult Bible studies. She is working on her first fiction novel. She and her husband, Steve, enjoy bicycling and RVing.