Bill Pubols, M.Div., D.Min
Bill grew up in Eugene, Oregon, and graduated with his B.A. in business from Pacific Lutheran University, where he also played on a national champion football team, and volunteer as a Young Life leader. After working and volunteering in ministry for several years, he attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, graduating with his MDiv in 1996. He worked as a campus minister with Cru at the University of Oregon until 2004, when he started Athletes in Action at Boise State University. He began teaching apologetics at the Biblical Studies Center in 2009, was hired as Executive Director in 2013, and completed his Doctor of Ministry from Talbot Graduate School of Theology in 2018. He enjoys camping, sports, movies, and music with his wife, Laurie, and he continues to direct Athletes in Action at BSU.
Jon Strain, MDiv
Jon was raised in Montana, the son of a race-horse trainer, breeder and cattleman. He earned a BA Speech from Idaho State University (1983), married Pam and joined Campus Crusade for Christ staff in 1984. They served at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University for the next 13 years. He concurrently earned a Master of Divinity from Western Seminary in Portland. They moved to the Treasure Valley to church planters (1997-2001), where they still attend – Riverside Community Church. In 2001, Jon joined the staff of Search Ministries and opened Search Boise (2001). He is the Area Director for Idaho. Search equips adults for a lifestyle of ministry, relational evangelism, relational apologetics and reproducing discipleship. Jon spends his waking hours training people “up” in the heart and mind. The two tracks of training include God & life questions and manhood questions (for men). Jon & Pam reside as empty-nesters in Eagle, ID, where they’ve raised their four sons. Jon & Pam enjoy a variety of sports and recreation, reading, and a good cup of coffee. They are authors of Spiritual Seeds: How to Cultivate Spiritual Wealth in Your Future Children, a book dedicated to their sons and daughters-in-law
Kelly Poirier, M.Ed
Bio to come.
Tim Gordon, DMin
Tim is a resident of Boise, Idaho and currently works as a clinical data analyst for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Prior to that, Tim was a software engineer for Micron Technology, Inc. for over 15 years. He is also a retired U.S. Navy Commander. Tim recently completed his doctorate in scientific apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary.