President Dr. Anne Harris
BS, MS ED, D. Min
Dr. Harris is the Executive Director of New Life Guidance Center and a trained Board Certified Christian Counselor, Certified in Childhood, Grief, Loss & Trauma, Interpersonal Neuroscience & Marriage & Family Counseling with a BS in Psychology, a MS.ED in Education Counseling, a D.Min in Counseling Psychology, and a D.Min in Christian Education,
Dr. Harris has worked extensively as a counselor, educator and trainer in schools, agencies, private practice and churches.
She is the President of New Life Bible College & Seminary, Administrator of New Life School of Excellence, and Co-Overseer of New Life Outreach Christian Center.
Dr. La Fayette Scales
Dr. La Fayette Scales is the senior pastor of Rhema Christian Center, a church that is making an impact in northeast Columbus Ohio.
Dr. La Fayette has ministered to men across the United States and throughout the world. Through the network of local churches, Dr. La Fayette is recognized and set in the Church as an Apostle and functions in that capacity to many leaders, churches, and ministries locally, nationally, and internationally.
Dr. La Fayette has authored two books: What is the Church Coming To and It’s The Walk Not The Talk. In addition, he has been a featured speaker at Back to the Bible Conference.
Dr. Willa Brown
MS ED, D Min
Dr. Willa Brown is a graduate from the University of Dayton with a Masters in Social Agency counseling, and a B.S. from Park College in Social Psychology. She has worked with adults/youth with various social/emotional problems, and physical/sexual abuses. Willa’s desire is to help the people of God become set free and fulfill their purpose.
Dr. Marshall Taylor II
B.S. Eco, M.B.C, D.B.S.
Dr. Marshall Taylor II was an assistant pastor from 1999 to 2001 at Word of Grace Church, Detroit, MI. He founded and pastored Grace and Peace Ministries, Sylvania, OH for 12 years before resigning, and relocating to Columbus,OH. The Lord placed on his heart in 2015 to plant and establish Grace and Peace Ministries in Columbus.
Dr. Marshall Taylor II has the mission of working to build the church of God locally, the heart to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, and a love for God's people.
He has a B.S. degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University, a Master's in Biblical Studies from North Carolina College of Theology (MBC), and a Doctorates degree in Biblical Studies from Midwest Bible College, Milwaukee. He is currently in process of becoming an author of his first book.
Dr. Roger E. Henry Sr.
A.A., B.S. MIS, MBA, DBA
Dr. Henry is founder and Chief Managing Officer of Zion Radio Group, LLC, has served as the Chief Audio Minister at Rhema Christian Center for over 25 years, and has worked in the IT field for over 30 years.
Dr. Henry is currently writing his first book – We’ve Marched – What’s Next., and his current focus is on helping improve living and job conditions in the inner city and helping grow millennials into Godly, productive citizens.
Dr. Henry holds a Certificate of Proficiency in Radio and Television Broadcasting, an Associate of Arts Degree in Data Processing, a Bachelor of Science (cume luade) in Management Information Systems, a Master of Business Administration (Service Management), and a Doctor of Business Administration (Business Leadership).
John E. Hazelwood Jr.
John Hazelwood is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and received his Master’s from Kaplan University. He is also a graduate from, and has taught at the International Leadership Training Institute. John and his wife Pat have served as the Marriage and Family Directors and the Pastoral Care Team at Eagle Rock Church in Pickerington, OH. He has taken a leave of absence to serve cross Cultural workers in the Islands of South East Asia based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. John has worked to develop kingdom minded relationship in marriages, singles. His teaching focuses on building strong spiritual formation. God has prepared him personally through the years to be a source of strength to those who choose to walk with the Lord.
Dr. Yvette Jackson
B.A. M.Div, D. Min
Over the last 30 years, Dr. Yvette Jackson’s professional career has included clinical, academic,
and administrative roles. Formally trained as a Social Worker and a Chaplain, she has provided
leadership to multiple systems, including the Child Welfare System, the Office of the Attorney
General, several faith-based institutions and several educational systems, including Higher
Education. Prior to moving to Richmond in August 2018, Dr. Jackson served as the as Regional
Bereavement Manager for Kindred Hospice and Executive Director of the Ohio Suicide
Prevention Foundation (OSPF) in Columbus, Ohio. While in Columbus, she also served as
Affiliated Faculty for Trinity Lutheran Seminary, teaching evening courses in the Pastoral Care
Dr. Jackson is passionate about grief recovery and has dedicated much of her professional life to
it. The privilege of serving in the aforementioned capacities and “coming alongside of
individuals, families, and communities in crisis and celebration and empowering them to meet
their fullest potential” are key parts of Dr. Jackson’s legacy. In this season of life, she is
delighted and honored to serve Kindred Hospice in the capacity of Bereavement Coordinator for
both the Richmond and Petersburg offices.
Dr. Jackson received her D.Min. from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio; her M.Div.
from The Methodist Theological School in Delaware, Ohio; and her B.A. in Sociology from
Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is married to Patrick Ian Jackson and together they share
in the parenting of one daughter, McKenna.
Dr. T. Wayne Bishop
Dr T. Wayne Bishop has been ministering the Word of God for over 35 years, traveling
throughout the Caribbean, North America, South America, Europe, and Africa. Dr. Bishop has
been an international senior pastor for over 25 years, in several different countries.
He is the founder of several ministry organizations Intercessors 300 and is heard daily on
several radio stations. As a teacher, he trains and mentors many seasoned and aspiring
ministers mainly in the area of leadership, prayer intercession, and how to minister effectively
in their calling. Dr. T. Wayne Bishop is an author of several remarkable books and manuals that
are currently being used as textbooks in his school of ministry. He is an articulate, powerful,
thought-provoking speaker, compelling people to expand and change the way they think. He
helps believers to continually expand their knowledge to develop and discover their gifts and
personal calling in life.
Dr. Bishop received his Doctor of Divinity degree in 2014. He is a well-respected Church Planter,
Pastoral Coach, and Leadership Trainer. Dr. Bishop along with his wife, Cordia, continues to serve
the body of Christ with conviction and passion.