Our Speakers

Dr. Warren Gage


  • B.A. from Southern Methodist University
  • Th.M.  from Dallas Theological Seminarunder  Dr. Bruce K. Waltke
  • J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law
  • M.A.  from the University of Dallas
  • Ph.D.  from the University of  Dallas
  • Post-graduate study at Tübingen University in Germany

Warren is the President and Founder of the Alexandrian Forum. Previously, he was a Professor of Old  Testament at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale, FL for twelve years. He also worked for twelve years as  a trial attorney and was national counsel for a Fortune 400 defense  contractor. He is married and has two children.


Dr. Chip Bennett


  • B.A. from Lee University in Biblical Studies
  • M. A. from Trinity Theological Seminary in Theology
  • M. Div. from Trinity Theological Seminary
  • Th.D. from Trinity Theological Seminary
  • M.A. from Knox Theological Seminary in Christian and Classical Studies
  • D. Min. from Knox Theological Seminary

Chip  serves as the Pastor of Grace Community Church in Sarasota, Florida, a  church which he planted three years ago that has seen explosive growth  due to his reputation as a gifted speaker, an in-depth biblical teacher,  and a minister with a true and genuine love for people. Chip takes no  compensation for his work at Grace Community Church; he is a  bi-vocational pastor who works in the automotive industry with Land  Rover. A former Finance Manager, he has been General Manager of Land  Rover Southpointe in Sarasota for over seven years, during which time he  has distinguished himself as one of the top salesmen in America. He  also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Southeastern Theological Seminary and  at Knox Theological Seminary. In the past, he has held various positions  such as Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor, and Christian  Education Director. Chip is married and has eight children.


Dr. Steve Carpenter


  • B.A. from John Brown University with highest honors
  • Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, with honors, under Dr. Bruce Waltke
  • D.Min. from Knox Theological Seminary

Steve  currently serves as Executive Director of Word and Spirit Ministries,  an international ministry based in Kansas City, Missouri, that trains  and equips pastors and teachers. During his fourteen years at Word and  Spirit, he has travelled extensively, speaking at conferences both in  the United States and overseas.

Steve is also Assistant Pastor at Grace  Family Fellowship. He has served as Visiting Lecturer in Biblical  Theology and Old Testament and as Adjunct Professor in the distance  education program at Knox Theological Seminary. Through thirty-five  years of ministry, he has served as a pastor, college professor,  counselor, and conference speaker, and has written three books with Dr.  Warren Gage, including A Literary Guide to the Synoptic Gospels and Acts and A Teacher’s Guide to Joseph and Judah. Steve is married and has three children.


Lee Ann Mancini


  • B.A. from Regent University in Religious Studies
  • M.A. from Knox Theological Seminary in Christian & Classical Studies, summa cum laude
  • M.A. from Knox Theological Seminary in Biblical & Theological Studies, magna cum laude
  • M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Christian Studies, cum laude
  • Certificate of Completion from the Ravi School of Apologetics

Lee Ann Mancini is an Adjunct  Professor at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary and a  Bible Study leader for over ten years.  For over twenty years, Lee Ann  has been an active volunteer and leader in the South Florida community.  She has served as a Palm Beach County Guardian Ad Litem representing  children, as International Affairs Commission Chair for St. Joan of Arc  Council of Catholic Women, and as Community Support Chair for the Junior  League of Boca Raton. In addition, not only did Lee Ann initiate and  chair the Auction for Boca Raton High School for six years, for two  years she  initiated and chaired the PTSA for Boca Raton High School.  Lee Ann is actively involved in the Women’s Ministry at Spanish River  Christian Church and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society  and Society for Pentecostal Studies.  


Most recently, Lee Ann is an award-winning Christian Children’s author of the well-received series, Adventures of the Sea Kids, including Fast Freddy and What a Bragger!. She loves to read, jog, and teach the Word of God. She is married and has two children. Her books are available at GLMPublishing.net.    


Bill Schott


  • M.Div. from Knox Theological Seminary

Bill  Schott is an Associate Pastor at Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale. He  works at Calvary Christian Academy as the Chair of the Bible Department,  where he also serves as a teacher of Apologetics, New Testament Greek,  Biblical Hebrew, Typology, Theology, and Old and New Testament Surveys.  In addition, Bill serves as Adjunct Professor of New Testament History,  New Testament Greek, and Biblical Hebrew at both Broward College in  Coconut Creek and Palm Beach Atlantic University in Palm Beach, Florida.  

Bill is a two-time recipient of the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers award.  He recently retired from a 17-year high school baseball-coaching career  to devote more time to his wife Diana, to whom he has been married to  for the past 12 years. Bill and Diana reside in Coral Springs, Florida.