Barry Hines – Chairman
Barry Hines has been married to Amy for well over 30 years and lives in Elkhart, IN. A mechanical engineer with over 40 years of experience in the field of bus manufacturing, he now holds the position of Sr. Vice-President of Engineering for a global transportation manufacturing enterprise. Barry and Amy have two married adult children and love to see this beautiful nation on their motorcycles.
Kristen Talbert – Vice-Chairman
Kristen Talbert has been married to Mike Talbert for 33 years. They have three grown children, Anna (married to Andy Stroh), Thomas, and Elizabeth and live in Dayton, OH. Since a young girl, growing up in Virginia, Kristen has been involved in missions through church missions groups and church missions teams. Because God has given her a love of music, children, and women, her service has always involved at least one of those things. She has been involved in ministries such as Bible Study Fellowship and AWANA. Currently, she is working as the Business Office Manager of Dominion Academy of Dayton, serving as the music director of “Stage Lefters,” a home school drama group, caring for infants each week at her church, and meeting with different groups of women for Bible Study, prayer, and encouragement. Her newest joy is the arrival of a grandson, Alexander. Papa and Nana are loving being grandparents.
Dr. Gerald Robison
Gerald Robison currently serves as a Mobilizer of churches, mentor of pastors and strategist for missions. He has worked with “Issachar Initiative” and “Finishing the Task” while still teaching, “Cat n Dog Theology,” “Walk Thru the Bible,” and Perspectives. Gerald also co-founded “UnveilinGlory” Ministries in 1999 with Bob Sjogren. Gerald continues to serve as Vice-President in this ministry dedicated to Unveiling God’s glory in all areas of life and to all peoples of the world. His passion is to see God’s people become excited and committed to glorifying God and to taking the gospel to all people groups. An accomplished author of multiple books and articles, Gerald’s education includes a B.A. (Mercer University), Th.M. (Luther Rice Seminary), M.Ed. (Georgia State University), D.Min (Luther Rice Seminary) plus other graduate work at the University of North Florida, Simon Greenleaf School of Law, the International Institute of Theology and Law and the International Institute of Human Rights (University of Strasbourg, France). Gerald and Sharon have been married for 47 years, have two daughters and seven grandchildren. They are residents of Daytona Beach, FL.
The newest member of our board, Kari Kennedy leads global engagement for the Middle East and North Africa regions with The JESUS Film Project. Prior to joining JFP, Kari led campus ministry with Cru at LSU. Single, Kari resides in Atlanta, GA and loves to cook for her friends when she isn’t traveling the world making sure that the unreached have access to the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ.
John, a pastor since 1988, has served as the Senior Pastor of Raiford Road Church in Macclenny, FL since 2000. He is married to Wanda Sue and has three daughters and seven grandchildren. John graduated from Florida State University with a business degree and owned his own insurance agency before being called to the pastorate. He studied at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary where he received a Master’s of Divinity degree.