Chad Vegas is the founding pastor of Sovereign Grace Church in Bakersfield, CA, where he has served since 2006. He is a founding board member and Chairman of RADIUS International. Chad speaks regularly at conferences on Missions and Missiology as well as writing material for RI.
Chad received his M.A. from Talbot School of Theology. He also spent nearly two decades in public school education as both a teacher and a Board member. He has been married to Teresa since 1994, and they have 2 children.
Pastor, Author, Founder/President of Radical Ministries
David Platt serves as pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. He is the founder and president of Radical, former president of the International Mission Board and author of Radical, Radical Together, Follow Me, Counter Culture, and the forthcoming book Something Needs to Change, as well as the following volumes in the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary series: Exalting Jesus in Matthew, Exalting Jesus in James, Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus, and Exalting Jesus in Galatians.
David Platt received his Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Along with his wife and four children, he lives in the Washington D.C. metro area.
Ian Hamilton has been minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church since 1999. He graduated from Edinburgh University in 1979 and became the minister of Loudoun Church of Scotland, Newmilns, Ayrshire in the same year, serving there for almost twenty years. He is married to Joan, and they have four children.
Ian Hamilton is a Trustee of the Banner of Truth Trust and has preached at conferences around the world. His books include a commentary on the Letters of John, published by the Trust in the ‘Let’s Study’ series, The Faith-Shaped Life and, The Gospel-Shaped Life.
Cross-Cultural Church Planter, President of RADIUS INTERNATIONAL
Brooks and his wife Nina were part of team that planted a church among the Yembiyembi people in Papua New Guinea.
In 2016, they returned to San Diego. Brooks is a main contributor to the RADIUS REPORT as well as various blogs on missiological topics.
Wayne and his wife Gail were part of a team that planted a church among the Biem people (a formerly unreached people group) of Papua New Guinea. He was recently named Director of RADIUS Asia and is currently developing a staff team in order to train the Asian Church for cross-cultural church planting.
Cross-Cultural Church Planter, Founder of RADIUS INTERNATIONAL
Brad and His wife Beth spent over 20 years planting a church among the Iteri people. Upon returning he identified the need for quality cross-cultural training for missionary candidates, and RADIUS was born. Brad is a primary contributor to the RADIUS REPORT, sought after Prospectives Speaker and primary church planting instructor at RADIUS International.