Speakers

Speakers

Jim Elliff

Jim Elliff is founder and president of Christian Communicators Worldwide (CCW). For nearly twenty years prior to the beginning of CCW, he served as teaching pastor or on the pastoral staff of churches in Florida, Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. Since 1985 Jim has addressed Christian ministries, seminaries, Bible schools, universities, churches, and pastors’ fraternals of various denominations throughout most of the United States and in many foreign countries. Most of Jim’s foreign conferences have been in Europe and southern Africa,…

Steve Burchett

Steve is a speaker, writer, and assistant to the president for Christian Communicators Worldwide. He thoroughly enjoys communicating the Bible at retreats, conferences, and pastors’ meetings of various denominations. In addition, Steve loves to teach through writing. He is a co-author of Divorce and Remarriage: A Permanence View, and many of his articles may be found at www.BulletinInserts.org , www.CCWblog.org , and www.CCWtoday.org . In 1998, Steve earned his B.A. from Cedarville University, followed by a Masters of Divinity in 2001 from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary…

Kole Farney

Kole Farney is a writer, speaker and assistant to Jim Elliff at Christian Communicators Worldwide. He is one of six pastors of Christ Fellowship of Kansas City, a network of congregations that meet primarily in homes in the Kansas City metro. Kole is passionate about encouraging pastors, helping churches, orphan care, and teaching people how to study the Bible for themselves. He is husband to Rachel and dad to Karter and Russell. Kole attended Kansas State University (BA) and Midwestern Baptist…

Bryan Elliff

Bryan is the second son of Jim Elliff. He currently lives in Kansas City with his wife, Joey. Bryan was converted at 15 years of age and began to discover his love for teaching the Bible in high school when he taught an intensive weekly Bible study for teenagers. Following this, he studied Biblical and Theological Studies at Boyce College in Louisville, KY. His focus at Boyce was on the biblical languages, an interest he continued to pursue in Israel,…

Other Team Members

Selamab Assefa Selamab was born in a small Ethiopian town known as Ambo. When he was only two, his parents moved to another town due to intense persecution against them for professing faith in Christ. He was educated in Hosanna until the age of 12, when he began attending school in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. At the age of 15, the Lord consumed his heart with a love for Christ and His people. Selamab graduated from Evangelical Theological…