Dr. James Dobson
Dr. James Dobson
Jessa Crisp is a respected speaker, writer, and mentor. She uses her childhood experience of severe abuse and trafficking to illustrate both the stark realities of sex trafficking, and the truth that healing is always possible through Christ. Jessa is also the co-founder of BridgeHope, an anti-trafficking non-profit which merged with The Avery Center, National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance and HopeBound Collective in 2022. She received her MA in clinical mental health counseling, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision. Jessa also has a private practice in Colorado Springs. She lives in Colorado with her husband, John.
John Crisp is the co-founder of BridgeHope and also the NextGen Director and Young Adults Pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Colorado. He graduated from Nazarene Bible College with a bachelor's degree in pastoral ministries, and a master’s degree in apologetics and ethics from Denver Seminary.
Jody Dillow is the author of several books including Final Destiny, The Waters Above, and Solomon on Sex. He came to Christ while majoring in electrical engineering at Oregon State University in 1963. Upon graduation, he attended Dallas Theological Seminary, where he majored in New Testament Greek and received his Th. D in 1978 in systematic theology. Later that year, God led Jody and his wife, Linda, to Vienna, Austria, where they founded Biblical Education by Extension World, later ministering to Hong Kong, South Korea, and Vietnam and behind the Iron Curtain. Jody and Linda have four grown children and ten grandchildren.
Linda Dillow is the co-founder of Authentic Intimacy, a ministry devoted to teaching God's design for sexuality. She is also the author of several books, including Creative Counterpart, Calm My Anxious Heart, and The Blessings Book. Linda and her husband, Jody, lived in Europe and Asia for seventeen years, training Christian leaders with the ministry, Biblical Education by Extension. During that time, she traveled extensively to Romania, Russia, Hungary, Poland, and Asia, teaching women and helping them launch women’s ministries in their churches. Linda and Jody have four grown children and ten grandchildren. They make their home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.