Speakers

Jerry Wragg

Jerry has served as Senior Pastor at Grace Immanuel Bible Church in Jupiter, Florida, since 2001. Prior to his ministry in Florida, Jerry served for many years as Sr. Associate Pastor and Personal Assistant to Dr. John MacArthur at Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA. He serves as Board Chairman and a faculty member of The Expositors Seminary in Jupiter, where he teaches hermeneutics, homiletics, pastoral theology, and contemporary theological issues and is a graduate of the Doctorate program at The Master’s Seminary. In addition to various articles and essays, Jerry has published a book for churchmen entitled Exemplary Spiritual Leadership. He and his wife, Louise, have four grown children and eight grandchildren. Jerry’s greatest joy is watching the flock become mature followers of Jesus Christ as His truth is brought to bear upon their hearts.

Jon Anderson

Jon received a BS in Bible/Theology from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. He received a Masters of Divinity from The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, CA. During seminary, he led an on-campus ministry at USC for Grace Community Church. Jon has served as a pastor at Grace Immanuel Bible Church in Jupiter, FL for the past nine years. He also teaches New Testament Greek at The Expositors Seminary. Jon is married to April, and has four boys.

Paul Lamey

As an elder, Paul devotes his primary attention to the preaching ministry of the church and training leaders. He is the lead pastor for the Huntsville campus of The Expositors Seminary serving as faculty member and with the board of trustees. Paul completed his formal training at The University of Mobile (B.A.) and The Master’s Seminary (M. Div. and D. Min.). He has been active in training pastors at Samara Center for Biblical Training in Samara, Russia for many years, also serving on the International Board of Advisors for Samara. He is a regular contributor of essays and reviews with The Master’s Seminary’s “Preachers and Preaching,” The Expositor’s Seminary Blog, The Master’s Seminary Journal, The Journal of Modern Ministry, Christianity.com, and ChurchPastor.com. He and his wife Julie have two sons and two daughters.

George Zemek

Dr. Zemek is the Academic Dean of The Expositors Seminary. In 1975, he began his teaching career in the Greek department at Grace College. During that period he also served as a part-time instructor in the Homiletics department of the seminary. From 1977 to 1988, Dr. Zemek was a full-time professor of biblical languages, theology, and apologetics, serving also as Grace Seminary’s Director of Doctoral Studies from 1985-1988. Beginning in 1988, he taught the biblical languages, apologetic methodology, and theology, for six years at The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California. In 1994, Dr. Zemek became the founding Pastor-Teacher and professor, respectively, of Grace Bible Church and The Ministry Training Center in Brandon, Florida. From 2000 until 2009 he served as Dean of the Ministry Training Center and Pastor to Seniors and Shut-ins at The Bible Church of Little Rock. In 2007 he also took on an interim role as the Academic Dean of The Expositors Seminary. Then in 2009 he accepted this deanship as a full time position, moving to Jupiter, FL with Judy, his wife of 48 years.

Matt Waymeyer

After graduating from The Master’s Seminary and being ordained at Grace Community Church in 2003, Matt became the pastor of Community Bible Church in Vista, California, where he served for the next seven years. Matt began teaching as an adjunct professor at TMS in 2010, and from 2011 to 2015 he taught there full-time as Instructor of New Testament and Bible Exposition. He completed his Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at TMS before joining the pastoral staff of Grace Immanuel and the faculty of The Expositors Seminary in the summer of 2015. He and his wife, Julie, have been married for 20 years, and have five children: Jessica, Caleb, Courtney, Jacob, and Zachary.

Phil Johnson

Phil is the executive Director of Grace to You, a Christian tape and radio ministry featuring the preaching ministry of John MacArthur. He is also a board member of The Martyn Lloyd-Jones Recordings Trust in England, and a member of the Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals (FIRE). Phil earned a bachelor’s degree in theology fromMoody Bible Institute. He also spent one year at a fundamentalist Baptist school in Tennessee, and took some courses in publishing and editing at the University of Chicago. He was an assistant pastor in St. Petersburg, Florida and an editor for Moody Press before moving to Southern California to take his current position in 1983.