Russ Gunsalus: Site Overseer, wesleyansermons.com
Russ is the Executive Director of the Education and Clergy Development Division; he helps pastors become healthy, fit, and effective for a lifelong call to ministry. Russ is a graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Asbury Theological Seminary, and is currently in doctoral work at Purdue. Russ loves supporting pastors through education and formation; and has a passion for strengthening Wesleyan higher education. He was one of the co-creators and the founding chief operating officer for Wesley Seminary. Gunsalus also served as a youth pastor and solo pastor in Kentucky and Washington D.C.
Dave Ward: General Editor, Chief Barbecue Addict of wesleyansermons.com
Dave has served as a Wesleyan pastor, preaching coach, itinerant preacher, homiletics professor, associate dean, and now Dean of Theology at Indiana Wesleyan University. He’s the convener for the pedagogy workgroup of the Academy of Homiletics. His highest joys are helping someone else write a sermon that sings (and avoiding all credit), and netting a rising trout on a dry fly at the end of the day.
Ethan Linder: Staff Writer, Content Curator
Ethan Linder is a staff writer for Education and Clergy Development. A fresh graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, Ethan and his wife Sarah currently live in Marion, Indiana—where Ethan is pursuing a Masters’ Degree in Christian Ministries from IWU, and Sarah is a teacher. When he’s not writing, Ethan enjoys running, cycling, reading, listening to music, studying cultures, and following his beloved Philadelphia Phillies.
Stevan Sheets: Technical Director, Backbone behind wesleyansermons.com
Stevan serves as the Assistant Pastor of Leadership Development of the Hyde Wesleyan Church in Clearfield, PA. He’s a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University. Stevan and his wife Jessica are proud parents to Ella and Ezra. When he’s not pushing buttons on computers, Stevan enjoys biking, gardening, woodworking, pulling triggers, and looking up definitions of words like “pedagogy”.