Probe Speakers

This is a listing of the individuals who speak at Mind Games conferences and have contributed to the Notebook. Not all speakers are available for every conference.

Kerby Anderson is president of Probe Ministries International. He received his B.S. from Oregon State University, M.F.S. from Yale University, and M.A. from Georgetown University. He is the author of several books, including Genetic Engineering, Origin Science, Living Ethically in the 90s, and Signs of Warning, Signs of Hope. He is a nationally syndicated columnist whose editorials have appeared in the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald, the San Jose Mercury, and the Houston Post. He is the host of the "Probe" radio program, frequently serves as guest host on "Point of View" (USA Radio Network), and has been a guest host on "Open Line" (Moody Broadcasting Network).He can be reached at

Ray Bohlin
is executive director of Probe Ministries. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois (B.S., zoology), North Texas State University (M.S., population genetics), and the University of Texas at Dallas (M.S., Ph.D., molecular biology). He is the co-author of the book The Natural Limits to Biological Change and has published numerous journal articles. He has been named a 1997-98 Research Fellow of the Discovery Institute’s Center for the Renewal of Science and Culture. He can be reached at

Sue Bohlin
attended the University of Illinois (Elementary Education) and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She has been a Bible teacher and Christian conference speaker for over 20 years. In addition to being a professional calligrapher, she maintains Probe's Internet web site. She can be reached at

Don Closson
is the administrative director and a research associate with Probe Ministries. He received the B.S. in education from Southern Illinois University and the M.S. in educational administration from Illinois State University. He served as a public school teacher and administrator before joining Probe Ministries as a research associate in the field of education. He is presently working toward an M.A.B.S. degree at Dallas Theological Seminary. He can be reached at

Ray Cotton
is the finance director and treasurer of Probe Ministries. He received a B.S. in business administration / management science from the University of Northern Colorado and a certificate in Christian studies from the Center for Advanced Biblical Studies. He is presently working on a masters's degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in ethics at the University of Texas at Dallas. He can be reached at

Steve Dossin
is a professional business consultant and owner of Dossin Business Solutions in Carrollton, Texas. He has taught graduate-level courses at the University of Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Southern Methodist University. He received the B.A. and M.A. in mathematics from Austin College. He received the Ph.D. in statistics from Southern Methodist University.

Greg Grooms
is a research associate with the ProbeCenter-Austin on the campus of the University of Texas. He received the B.S. in biochemistry from Tulane University. He served for 14 years with L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland where he and his wife worked side by side with Dr. Francis and Edith Schaeffer.

Rich Milne
has been a research associate with Probe Ministries since 1981. He has a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary. Rich works in the areas of the philosophy and history of science, focusing in particular on the origin of the universe and the origin of life, and the interaction of the arts and philosophy, and their effects on culture. He can be reached at

Robert Pyne
is associate professor of systematic theology at Dallas Theological Seminary. He received the B.A. (magna cum laude) in communication from Arizona State University. He received the Th.M. with honors and Th.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary.

John Ratliff
is the director of the ProbeCenter-Austin on the campus of the University of Texas. He received the B.A. in English from Texas Tech University and the Th.M. in historical theology from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Jerry Solomon
is the field manager and Mind Games coordinator of Probe Ministries. He received the B.A. (summa cum laude) in Bible and the M.A. (cum laude) in history and theology from Criswell College. He has also attended the University of North Texas, Canal Zone College, and Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania. He can be reached at

Rick Wade graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a B.A. in Communications (radio broadcasting) in 1986. He graduated cum laude in 1990 from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with an M.A. in Christian Thought (theology/philosophy of religion) where his studies culminated in a thesis on the apologetics of Carl F. H. Henry. Rick and his family make their home in Garland, Texas. He can be reached at

Louis D. Whitworth
is senior editor at Probe Ministries. He is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University (B.A., Sociology and English, and M.A., English) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., Pastoral Theology). He was the book editor for Evidence for Faith.He can be reached at

Jimmy Williams is the co-founder and minister-at-large of Probe Ministries. He holds degrees from Southern Methodist University (B.A.) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He also has pursued inter-disciplinary doctoral studies (a.b.d.) in the humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas. During the past thirty years, he has visited, lectured, and counseled on more than 140 university campuses in the United States, Canada, and Europe. He has also served on the faculties of the American, Latin American, and European Institutes of Biblical Studies. He can be reached at

Russ Wise
has been an observer of the occult and cults (both Eastern and Western), for the past 19 years. Russ seeks to create an awareness of these non-biblical teachings in the Christian community, thereby helping to prevent Christians from falling victim to these deceptions. He has been associated with Probe Ministries since 1978. He can be reached at

Pat Zukeran
received the B.A. in religion from Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego, California, and holds a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary. He speaks and writes for Probe Ministries and serves as a youth pastor for a Chinese church in the Dallas area. He can be reached at