This site is paid for by David Padfield, Gene Taylor and Jeff Asher. We do not solicit donations of any kind. Padfield is the designer of this site and handles the correspondence we receive.
David Padfield is the local evangelist for the Church of Christ in Zion, Illinois. He was born in Kokomo, Indiana and began preaching while he was still in high school. He and his wife, Sharon, were married in 1978 and they have three children.
His first "full-time" work was in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the Eastside Church of Christ. In 1980 he and his family moved to work with the Northwest Church of Christ in Evansville, Indiana. While in Evansville he helped to establish the Eastside congregation. David and Harry Lewis worked together on a weekly call-in radio program for seven years. In 1993 the Padfield's moved to Zion, Illinois to work with the church there. Padfield is also the author of the All Seasons Cyclist blog.
Gene Taylor is the local evangelist for the Centerville Road Church of Christ in Tallahassee, Florida. He also serves as one of its elders. He and his wife Sandy were married September 16, 1967. They have three children and two granddaughters.
Gene began full-time preaching in 1974 with the church in Downers Grove, Illinois. In 1977 he moved to Evansville, Indiana where he worked with the Northwest congregation. In 1981 he began working with the church in Mount Vernon, Indiana. He has worked with the Centerville Road church since June 1984. In addition to his regular responsibilities each week, he holds several gospel meetings each year and he has written several books and class studies.
Jeff Asher was reared in Pine Bluff, AR where he obeyed the Gospel at the age of 13. At 19 He began preaching by appointment throughout South Central Arkansas. Over the last 28 years he has worked with churches in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. In June of 2004 he began working with the Northside Church of Christ in Carthage, Texas.
Asher's evangelistic work is represented by a wide range of activity. He has preached in established churches and been instrumental in establishing churches. Early in his ministry he began radio preaching which he continues to do each week on KGAS. Every year he conducts several evangelistic meetings for churches and has been to Central America in such efforts. He maintains a Web site and contributes to others. He is a staff writer for Faith and Facts Quarterly and one time associate editor of With All Boldness. He has also been interested in debating as a teaching method and has conducted 15 or more debates with representatives of several denominations on a wide variety of topics.
Jeff holds a BS from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. He and his wife Cyndi will soon celebrate 25 years of marriage. They have two daughters, Rebekah and Mary Beth.