Leslie Ackie, MA, is director for Family Ministries and Children’s Ministries, British Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Watford, Hertfordshire, England. He is pursuing a doctorate in family ministry from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan,
Sharon Aka, PhD, served as the associate director for the Adventist Learning Community and is currently a leadership consultant and professor of nursing at Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Philemon O. Amanze, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the
religious studies department, and director of the Ellen
G. White/Seventh-day Adventist Research Center at
Babcock University, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Ronald D. Anton, an attorney in Niagara Falls, New York, is a lay preacher, a former lecturer in Christian ethics at Niagara Bible College, and a former lecturer in civil rights law at the University of Buffalo Law School.
Lawrence A. Appley is chairman of the board, American Management Association. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Medal for Merit presented by the President of the United States. He is the author of several books on management, and of the TV series Managers in Action.
Jonas Arrais, DMin, is the editor of Elder’s Digest and an associate secretary of the Ministerial Association of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.
Mickey Ask, M.D., is a faculty member at Loma Linda University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the medical coordinator of the addictions treatment program at the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Hospital. He serves as the chairman of the Physician Wellbeing
Committee at Loma Linda University Medical Center, the
VA hospital, and a California State Diversion Evaluation
Nina Atcheson, MRE, PedD, honoris causa, is a curriculum manager and senior editor for the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.
James Ayers, a Ph.D. candidate in patristics at Boston College, pastors the First Presbyterian Church in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is the author of "The Gifts of Evangelism: God's Purpose and Call for the Evangelists in Your Church."