Chris Clevenger, co-director of TLN, labors with the Riggs church of Christ in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, where he has been one of their preachers since March 2013. On February 8, 2008, he was wed to his beautiful bride, Melissa Jane. Chris hales from Centre, Alabama. He is a 2007 graduate of the Memphis School of Preaching .
In addition to his work with The Light Network, Chris is blessed to be involved in his community by teaching a weekly Bible class at the local high school which is focused on morality. He works with the Gospel Broadcasting Network and hosts “Thy Word is Truth.” By the grace of God, Chris is able to hold Gospel meetings, youth days, retreats and campaigns throughout the year. He also blogs regularly at his personal website “chrsclvngr.com.”
Robert Hatfield and his wife, Emily, live in Pulaski, TN. They worship and serve the Lord with the East Hill church of Christ , where Robert has served as one of the preachers since 2007. Robert and Emily met while they were students at Freed-Hardeman University . They graduated in May 2010. In addition to local preaching, Robert is heavily involved in media work. He is a radio and television broadcaster and a podcaster.
TLN Team & Hosts:
Dewayne Bryant serves as a Professor of Bible and Biblical Languages at the Southwest School of Bible Studies in Austin, TX and as an adjunct professor in Bible and biblical archaeology at Amridge University in Montgomery, AL. He also works as a staff writer for Apologetics Press and as a professional associate for the Associates for Biblical Research.
Bryant have MA degrees in Biblical Studies (Reformed Theological Seminary) and Bible (Lipscomb University) along with additional study in Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and Languages (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School). He is a Ph.D candidate in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Old Testament at Amridge University.
Bryant is an active member of the Archaeological Institute of America, the American Schools of Oriental Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, the Evangelical Theological Society, and the International Society of Christian Apologetics.
He and his wife, Christa, have five daughters: Haydn, Ava, Sophia, Corinne, and Olivia.
Dewayne hosts Light from the Past on The Light Network.
Torrey Clark serves as the preacher for the Collierville church of Christ in Collierville, TN (January 2014-present). Prior to that, he labored in LaGrange, GA. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno (2007). Torrey is also a graduate of the Memphis School of Preaching (2012). Torrey is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who specializes in taxation.
Torrey is married to the love of his life, Alexandra, with whom he labors in the Lord. His intellectual interests include studying Scripture, Biblical languages, Christian apologetics, humanities, philosophy, culture, and history.
Torrey can be reached by e-mail at email@example.com. He also blogs at “torreyclark.com.”
Melissa Clevenger was born and reared in central Alabama. She graduated from Jefferson State Community College in the fall of 2007. On February 8th, 2008, she married Chris, the manliest of men. In November of that same year she and Chris began working with the Ironaton church of Christ in Talladega, Alabama. Melissa loves to read and enjoys traveling with her husband. In 2010, Melissa was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder II. She chooses to use her challenges to encourage others who bear similar burdens as the host of “Under the Juniper Tree,” a short, weekly podcast that airs on TLN.
Melissa hosted Under the Juniper Tree, a podcast for ladies, here on The Light Network.
Emily Hatfield, originally from Huntsville, AL, graduated in 2010 from Freed-Hardeman University with a degree in journalism. She married the love of her life, Robert, in 2011. Emily is the chief video editor for Sain Video Productions, where she edits programs such as Preaching the Gospel with James Watkins and Cliff Goodwin and What Does the Bible Teach with David Sain. She blogs regularly on her website, emilyhat.com . You can also find her on Twitter.
Brad McNutt was reared in Tupelo, Mississippi. After graduating from his local high school, Brad attended the Memphis School of Preaching from which he graduated in 2007. On July 25, 2008, Brad married Brooke Williams of Collierville, Tennessee. Since August 2013, Brad has been laboring with the Lord’s people who comprise the Oxford church of Christ in Oxford, AL. Prior to moving to Alabama, Brad served the Coldwater congregation in Murray, Kentucky.
Brad enjoys reading, golfing and traveling with his wife.