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The Hope Channel Panel

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Derek Morris
President, Hope Channel International

Derek Morris serves as President of Hope Channel International, and host of Hope Sabbath School, an in-depth interactive study of the Word of God — broadcast worldwide on Hope Channel.

Born in England, his greatest joy is found in helping people to experience a life-changing encounter with the Lord Jesus Christ.

He is married to Bodil Chen Morris, a family nurse practitioner. Their favorite hobby is writing Scripture songs together. Their songs are heard worldwide on the Hope Channel global network and numerous Christian radio stations.

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Lonnie Melashenko
Host, Hope Talks Season 1

Lonnie Melashenko is a premier speaker, musician, and author. The recipient of numerous awards for excellence in broadcasting, Melashenko serves as a world ambassador for the broadcast industry, his church, and his alma mater.

His work for ministry has spanned a wide array of mission-focused activities including radio, evangelistic retreats, pastoral work, medical missionary work, and more.

He is also the host of Hope Talks Season 1, a daily devotional program from Hope Channel, available on YouTube.

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Chris Holland
Senior Evangelist, Hope Channel International

Pastor Chris Holland is Senior Evangelist for Hope Channel International, and President-Elect of the Living Hope School of Evangelism.

He previously served as Speaker-Director for It Is Written Canada. Over his twenty years of ministry, he has also served as a local church pastor, and in various administrative roles for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Chris has been involved in media ministry since his college where he was involved with both television and radio programs. Chris wants to know Jesus more every day, and to preach God’s word with power via media.

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George Guthrie
Physician, AdventHealth

Dr. George Guthrie has a passion for health ministry in its various forms, including clinical practice and lifestyle change programs. Dr. Guthrie is both a charter member and previous president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, a nationwide association of health care professionals focused on promoting lifestyle intervention for chronic disease.

He authored Eat Plants, Feel Whole and is passionate about bringing lifestyle medicine into clinical medicine, to change how medicine is practiced.

He teaches in the Family Medicine Residency of AdventHealth Orlando in Central Florida.

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Season Cromwell
Host, Let's Pray!

Season Cromwell is co-host and producer on Hope Channel's Let's Pray, a global interactive prayer program. Her other areas of focus are voice-work, speaking to women of all ages, and sharing her testimony.

Season is passionate about being a wife to her husband Chris and mother to their son. She feels that in Christ radical transformation is possible, and desires to help others through the power of prayer.

Season will bring a dynamic and sincere time of prayer to your event as well as her expertise in hosting. Her unique and powerful story of transformation in Christ is a blessing to all who hear!

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Ronnie Mills
Director, Fundraising

Ronnie Mills is Director of Fundraising for Hope Channel International.

Ronnie has held major fundraising positions at Voice of Prophecy, the American Diabetes Association, and Takoma Academy. Ronnie also has a passion for evangelism and the study of God’s Word.

He has been the featured speaker for a Revelation evangelistic series, conducted numerous bible studies.

He is an honors graduate of Andrews University and the Howard University School of Law.

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Justin Kim
Host, inVerse

Justin Kim is the host of inVerse on Hope Channel, and co-founder of Generation of Youth for Christ (GYC).

He serves as an assistant director of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries and editor of the young adult inVerse Bible Study Guide for the world headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

He studied theology and pastoral ministry at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, and has preached in more than 30 countries.



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Oleg Kostyuk
Host, Cross Connection

Oleg Kostyuk is a Biblical scholar and professor of religion at AdventHealth University in Orlando, FL. His primary areas of interest include researching Jesus, world religions, spirituality, and the philosophy of emotions.

He is co-creator of Revolutionary, a ten-part documentary series that explores how the life of Jesus in the first century affects current issues of the twenty-first century. He is host of Cross Connection, a program on Hope Channel which focuses on deep study of the New Testament.

Oleg’s hobbies include endurance sports, marathons, ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions.