Blake Gideon and his wife Kelly have four children. Blake graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005 with his Undergraduate Degree in Theology. Later, in 2008, he graduated from Southwestern Seminary with his Masters Degree in Religious Education and has also completed his Masters Degree in Divinity. He completed his DMin at New Orleans Theological Seminary in 2015. Other than spending time with his family, Blake enjoys bass fishing, hunting, CrossFit training, and reading.
C.R. Cali was saved later in life at the age of 40 when by the grace of God, our Lord changed his heart of stone to one of flesh, restoring his corrupted image and giving him the mind of Christ, moving him from rebellion and hatred for God to love and obedience in Him. He now serves as the pastor of Sermon in the Park, a 1689 confessional Particular Baptist church in Victoria, TX. He is married to Cheryl, and they have 4 adult children and 12 grandchildren. He is the author of The Doctrine of Balaam and host of the podcast Resisting Balaam on the Wrath and Grace Radio Network.
Dusty Deevers is a pastor at Grace Community Church of Elgin, OK, a Reformed Baptist church, where he has served for the last six years. He’s been married to Christina for 18 years. They have six children. Dusty is a writer for southernbaptistsabolishingabortion.com, one of the primary authors of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Resolution on Abolishing Abortion, and a board member of Rescue Those.
Matthew is married with two teenage children. In the past he has faithfully served on the mission field for twelve years and currently he is the pastor at Harvest Mission Baptist Church in Aubrey, Texas where he has pastored for five years. Matthew is also one of the founders of Miriam Pregnancy Counselling Center, a PCC which was founded by abolitionists and believes the Gospel is the only way hearts are changed.
Phil George has served as a pastor at Grace Life Church of Dallas since 2015. In addition to shepherding the flock, he stays busy with operating the accounting practice he began in 2001, ranching, and helping his wife, Bobbi, home educate their 10 children on the property he and his family own NE of McKinney. Along with having a heart for family discipleship, Pastor Phil’s passion is to point the lost world to Christ and exhort Believers to live lives worthy of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
T. Russell Hunter reignited the Abolitionist Movement in America in 2010 and has been working tirelessly for the cause ever since. In 2018 he ran communications for the Dan Fisher for Governor campaign, which led to the founding of Free the States, an abolitionist lobbying organization that supports bills of abolition and guides the Abolitionist Movement in the political sphere. Russell enjoys drawing and does most of the artwork for Free the States. Russell and his wife, Katherine, have been married since 2005 and have three children here on earth - Melian, Ransom, and Eliza - and two more in Heaven. He has a master's degree in History of Science from the University of Oklahoma, and he is thrilled to be here to support the cause of abolition in Texas.