Jackie Roese

Dr. Jackie Roese is the Founder and President of The Marcella Project, a ministry committed to ennobling women through Scripture – focused teaching, training and dialogue. She has a Master in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary and a DMin in Preaching from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Jackie spent eight years serving in a megachurch as Teaching Pastor to Women as well as serving on the Sunday morning preaching team. She has written more than fifteen bible studies and authored two books, She Can Teach and Lime Green: Reshaping Our View of Women in the Church. She’s taught at women’s conferences in Africa and at home in the U.S., and she’s trained women here and abroad to preach through her She Can Teach course.

Ray Befus

Ray Befus is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, he has invested much of his life in church planting and serving as a lead pastor and national overseer in the Association of Vineyard Churches. Today he manages his own executive coaching business: HIGHPOINT Training and Coaching. Ray also serves with Jackie Roese on the board of the Marcella Project. He carries a passion for Jesus and his kingdom along with seeing women and men serving together in full kingdom partnership. When he’s not coaching his clients, he enjoys life with four married children, twelve grandchildren, motorcycling, and camping.