Our Authors


Kie Bowman

Kie Bowman is the senior pastor of Hyde Park Baptist and The Quarries Church—one church in two locations—in Austin, Texas. In addition to an active writing and preaching ministry, Dr. Bowman works with a team of Austin pastors leading city-wide unceasing prayer for spiritual awakening. He and Tina have three adult children.




Ken Hemphill

Ken has pastored churches throughout the Southeast and served as a denominational leader within the Southern Baptist Convention for twenty years as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and National Strategist for Empowering Kingdom Growth. He is presently the Special Assistant to the President for Denominational Relations at North Greenville University.  He is the founder and president of Auxano Press.




Mike James is Minister to Adults and Assimilation at Judson Baptist Church in Nashville.

Paula Hemphill is Ken’s bride and ministry partner for 48 years.

Kenneth Priest is Director of Convention Strategies for Southern Baptist of Texas Convention.