Love & Grace
Andrew Wommack — Founder and President of Andrew Wommack Ministries, Inc and Charis Bible College
March 23, 1968, was the day that Andrew Wommack’s life changed forever. God showed him just what supernatural love was really about, and Andrew’s theology transformed. God was a loving father that accepted him unconditionally and desired genuine fellowship with him. Ever since that day, Andrew has been taking the love of God as far and as deep as he can. He has written nearly forty books and hundreds of lessons. He began broadcasting the Gospel of grace and healing through his Gospel Truth television program and expanded in the digital age with his internet television network GospelTruth.TV and his website, awmi.net. In 1994, he founded Charis Bible College. What started as a vision in a small building has grown to more than fifty campuses around the world and thousands of students learning to walk in the power of God. In 2016, he established the Truth & Liberty Coalition, an organization dedicated to mobilizing the church to engage in public discourse. Andrew and his wife, Jamie, have been married for over fifty years.
Jamie Wommack — Co-Founder of Andrew Wommack Ministries
Jamie Wommack has been an integral part of Andrew Wommack Ministries since its inception in 1978. She was the general manager for many years until the ministry grew so large that they required more personnel. She has led praise and worship and provided special music at Andrew Wommack Ministries Gospel Truth Conferences. Jamie continues to be involved with the ministry’s operations, travels to meetings, and ministers through music at AWM and Charis Bible College events. Her unique gifting touches the hearts of people with anointed and worshipful song directed to the Lord. Jamie plays roles in many theatrical performances at Charis. Jamie has been married to Andrew for over fifty years.
Billy Epperhart — Chief Executive Officer
Billy Epperhart is devoted to investing in people and is passionate about guiding others into sustainable financial freedom. Along with teaching people how to reach financial independence, he loves empowering others to build their wealth so that they can have a city and nation impact for the Kingdom of God. Billy is the CEO of Andrew Wommack Ministries and Charis Bible College, which is home to over 800 employees. His two nonprofits, WealthBuilders and Tricord Global, help people make sense of making money for making a difference. Through microfinance loans, Tricord Global has helped over 10,000 clients globally. As a CEO and founder of his own real estate company, he owned and supervised a multi-million-dollar real estate portfolio located in five different real estate markets. Billy is also a public speaker who has authored seven books. He enjoys fly-fishing and traveling around the world, and he and his wife Becky have two children and four grandsons. Billy is originally from Texas, but he now resides in Colorado where he earned his MBA at Colorado State University.
Paul Milligan — Former Chief Executive Officer of AWMI and Charis Bible College
Paul started Global Technical Services in 1989 with capital from an angel investor and ten years of experience in the aerospace staffing business. As former vice president of a large staffing company, Paul parlayed his experience and contacts into a successful aerospace staffing business. In 2017, after twenty-eight years in business, Paul merged Global Technical Services with a public company listed on Nasdaq. In 2002, Paul acquired Solaris Healthcare, Inc. The company specializes in hospice and palliative care. Since 2002, three other healthcare companies have been launched from core competencies of Solaris Healthcare, Inc., a durable medical equipment company and an institutional pharmaceutical company and a Home Health Company. Solaris Healthcare, Inc., has grown from operations in two cities to more than 50 today. During the 1990s, Paul started two other companies: one in employee leasing and another in aftermarket truck parts; both have been sold. Paul has over forty years of experience in the corporate world and 30 years in building his own companies. Paul is currently chairman of the board of Solaris Healthcare, Inc., and has been a member of the board of directors of Andrew Wommack Ministries/Charis Bible College since 2003. Paul was CEO of Andrew Wommack Ministries and Charis Bible College from April 2014 until October 2020. Paul and his wife, Patsy, have been married for forty-eight years and have 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. They reside in Denton, Texas 76207.
Dr. Bob Nichols — Founder of Calvary Cathedral International
Bob Nichols was born and raised in the fires of revival. Bob Nichols received his call to the ministry under the gospel tent of Dr. Oral Roberts in Fort Worth. He attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas, and started preaching when he was 18 years old. After a serious automobile accident, he entered full-time ministry. Then, Bob and his wife, Joy, traveled with Dr. Gordon Lindsey of the Voice of Healing, as well as with leading healing evangelists of that day. He then served his father-in-law, Pastor J. C. Thompson, who was pursuing revival in his pastorate at Faith Temple in Fort Worth. Bob Nichols was ordained by the Assemblies of God in 1959. In 1964, Bob and Joy Nichols founded Calvary Cathedral in Fort Worth. During his 55-year pastorate, Pastor Nichols brought many leading evangelists and teachers to Fort Worth. Many revivals occurred through Pastor Nichols’ ministry at Calvary Cathedral International, including the “Jesus Hippy” revival in the early 1970s – a revival of joy, souls saved, and Pentecostal fire that shook the entire Metroplex through the ministry of Dr. Rodney Howard-Browne in the 1990s – a revival of prayer with revivalist Dale Gentry in the 1990s – a revival of repentance in the late 1990s with Evangelist John Davis, and a soul-winning revival that resulted in over 12,000 soul winners praying the prayer of salvation with more than 130,000 people from 2012 to 2019. In 1979, Pastor Bob and Joy Nichols founded Calvary Christian Academy, a Pre-school through Grade 12 Christian school. Pastor Nichols' pursuit of revival led him to sow seed for a Bible College as he taught at Pastor Bob Tilton’s Word of Faith Bible College in Dallas. He then started Calvary Cathedral Bible College in 1981, which has raised up ministry workers serving in all parts of the world. In 1995, Dr. Bob Nichols founded Lighthouse Television in Kampala, Uganda, East Africa. Lighthouse Television has been broadcasting the Gospel of Jesus Christ 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, since July 1997, reaching many millions of people under its signal. Pastor Nichols has provided spiritual oversight, serving as Pastor and President of Calvary Cathedral International and its many ministries and outreaches, including the daily Faith, Hope, and Love radio broadcast, which spanned fifty years. In the early 1980s, God instructed Pastor Bob Nichols to help and support Andrew and Jamie Wommack. Pastor Nichols has served on the Andrew Wommack Ministries Board of Directors since that time. One of the greatest joys of Pastor Bob Nichols’ ministry has been his partnership with Andrew Wommack Ministries. Pastor Nichols has a passion for strong, family-oriented, faith-based, grace-filled, word-based churches and a heart to see spiritual revival in his city, nation, and the world. He has traveled the world, calling for revival, and passionately pleading for churches to witness, win, and bring people in. Churches must return to clear-cut salvation altar calls, and America must experience Holy Ghost, Book of Acts revival. Pastor Nichols continues to preach, teach, and encourage ministers with the message of "Don’t Quit"! For more information on Pastor Bob Nichols’ ministry, Calvary Cathedral International, and Calvary Cathedral Bible College, please visit our website at www.calvarycathedral.org.
Bob Yandian — Bob Yandian Ministries
Bob Yandian was the pastor of Grace Church in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma, for thirty-three years. In 2013 he began a new phase of ministry and passed the baton to his son, Robb, leaving Grace Church in his care. Bob now travels extensively, teaching in Bible schools, at ministers’ conferences, and in churches. Known as an excellent expository Bible teacher, Bob is focused on training up a new generation in the Word of God: “Just as I began my ministry teaching in a Bible school, I have now returned to complete the vision by helping to raise up a new generation of ministers, especially those called to pastor.” For this reason, he is often called a “pastor to pastors.”
Dr. Charles R. Byrd — Willis-Knighton Medical Center, LSU School of Medicine
Dr. Charles Byrd has served on the Andrew Wommack Ministries board of directors as an independent voting member since 2004. Charles attended Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed medical school in 1968 at Tulane University School of Medicine. He underwent surgical training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. After completing his residency, he began his medical practice in Shreveport. For the past few decades, he has focused his surgical practice in the new field of advanced laparoscopic surgery. Presently he is an assistant clinical professor at the LSU School of Medicine. While his profession is in the field of healthcare and medicine, Charles has been an enthusiastic supporter of AWM for decades. He and his wife, Pam, have four children. “I met Andrew and Jamie in 1988. Prior to meeting them, my religious life was focused on the Baptist denomination in which I was a deacon. After attending my wife’s church and meeting Andrew, I became spirit-filled and addicted to the Word teaching he presented. “We began supporting his ministry over twenty-two years ago and helped put him on a local radio station in Shreveport twenty years ago. We have known Andrew and Jamie from their early years in ministry, when they were just on a few radio stations, and now they are seen by millions on worldwide television. My wife and I have been blessed to have had a close personal relationship with him and Jamie through the years.”
Dr. Dean Radtke — Founder and CEO of The Institute of Ministry Management & Leadership
In April 2015, Dr. Dean Radtke accepted a position on the Andrew Wommack Ministries board of directors. Dean is a national and international vision facilitator, ministry and corporate counselor, and strategic planner for a wide range of ministries and megachurches. He is the founder and CEO of the Ministry Institute and has thirty-five years of ministry-leadership and senior-management experience. He has worked directly for Admiral John S. McCain, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; James E. Preston, chairman of Avon Products, Inc.; Les Wexner, chairman of The Limited, Inc.; and multibillion-dollar, Fortune 500 companies. He has also served as the executive director for Pastor Rod Parsley of Breakthrough Television and World Harvest Church. Noted as a leader in professional and personal performance coaching—advising pastors and ministry leaders worldwide, protecting their anointing, and equipping and positioning them to be extraordinary leaders who produce extraordinary results—Dean is in great demand for his wisdom and guidance. Dean and his wife, Carol, have been married for over fifty years, with three children and two grandchildren. “We met years ago while ministering at a conference together. My wife, Carol, and I immediately gained so much respect for both Andrew and Jamie. We met up again at the coordination of Paul and Patsy Milligan, another divine connection. “Serving with this ministry of big vision, spirit direction, and impeccable integrity is a distinct honor and unprecedented favor. “The friendship, the teaching, and the love and impartation to our entire family comes in supernatural abundance.”
Duane Sheriff — Founder of Victory Life Church and Duane Sheriff Ministries
Duane Sheriff is an author, internationally known apostolic teacher, conference speaker, and host of the Grace and Truth broadcast. He is the founding pastor of Victory Life Church, headquartered in Durant, Oklahoma. Under his leadership, the church grew from a doublewide trailer to a multi-campus church in three states. In 2020, Duane passed the leadership of Victory Life Church to his son, Jacob, and currently serves as a Senior Elder and one of the lead communicators. He lives by his life mission: To Help People Grow in Christ. His humor and unique revelation of scripture present the Gospel with clarity and simplicity. His passion for sharing the truth of God’s word helps people develop a personal relationship with Jesus as they discover their true identity and become all God created them to be. Since 1983, Duane Sheriff Ministries has given away millions of teaching messages completely free. "Andrew’s teaching ministry touched and inspired me long before meeting him in person. He is a man of integrity, and he has such a passion for teaching the Uncompromised Word of God. It has been a privilege over the years to hear Andrew share his ‘vision’ and then witness the completion of those momentous projects. It is an honor to partner with Andrew and serve on the Board of Directors." Duane and his wife, Sue, have been married for over forty years and have four children and eleven grandchildren. Duane enjoys hunting and spending time with his family, especially the grandkids.
Colin Carr — Founder and CEO of CARR
Colin Carr is the founder and CEO of CARR, the nation’s leading provider of commercial real estate services for healthcare professionals. Colin and his wife, April, graduated from Charis Bible College in 2008. Shortly after, they founded CARR with the vision of building a kingdom company, established on the Word of God, and led by the truth of Matthew 6:33—“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” Colin and April are passionate about seeing people’s lives transformed through a revelation of the true nature of God, His abundant love for us, our identity in Christ, and God’s desire to have a personal relationship that spans every area of our lives. “Andrew showed us clearly in Bible college that you don’t have to choose between business or ministry—you can do both. Our lives have been forever transformed through the teaching, discipleship, and ministry of Andrew Wommack Ministries and Charis Bible College. We consider it one of our greatest honors to be a partner and serve on the Board of Directors.”