Hendrik “Hank” Hanegraaff
otherwise known as
‘The Bible Answer Man’
produced, wrote and hosted Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer, a feature documentary film and travel- ogue on Christian asceticism and prayer. Initially released as a theatrical feature film, it is currently distributed worldwide in all media: Video-on-De- mand (VOD), digital streaming, network PBS public television, three interactive websites, a monthly digital newsletter, a companion book (HarperOne) and online study guide. Chumley has served as Adjunct Professor, Film and Television, New York University, and Executive Producer/Host of the na- tional public radio series, Rethinking Religion from Columbia University’s Institute of Religion, Culture and Public Life, which won the Wilber Award for Outstanding Radio Series from the Religious Communicators of America in 2015. He has created and produced numerous film, television, podcasts and national radio specials, including Getting the Love You Want with Oprah Winfrey and Drs. Helen Lakelly Hunt and Harville Hendrix (PBS) and The Gospel According to Jesus (HBO/Cinemax and PBS). Dr. Chumley has been honored with numerous awards including the EMMY for his PBS special, Grand Central Dances and holds two master’s degrees and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Early Christianity, Theology and the Arts from Union Theological Seminary, 2008. He converted to Greek Orthodox Christianity in 2008.
is a five-time Emmy Award winning actor, musician and director who from 2012–2018, portrayed Avery Barkley in the ABC/CMT musical drama series, Nashville. Since 2004 Jonathan has also been the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the rock band Jonathan Jackson + Enation. Jonathan started his acting career as ‘Lucky Spencer’ on the hit soap opera General Hospital. He also has substantial feature film work, most notably on such films as Columbia’s Deep End of the Ocean (with Michelle Pfieffer), Disney’s Tuck Everlasting (with Sir Ben Kingsley and William Hurt) and Warner Bros. Insomnia (with Al Pacino, directed by Christopher Nolan). Jonathan is also a writer. His current books are entitled, Book of Solace and Madness, and The Mystery of Art: Becoming an Artist in the Image of God. Jonathan recently portrayed Elder Joseph the Hesychast, the revered Athonite Monk, in a docu- drama bearing the same name. The documentary won five awards at the London Greek Film Festival including Best Actor. Jonathan Jackson converted to Antiochian Christian Orthodoxy in 2011.
is chairman and president of the Charlotte, NC- based Christian Research Institute (CRI). Hane- graaff is the author of over twenty books, including The Prayer of Jesus and Christianity in Crisis, and is probably best known as the host of the Bible Answer Man radio program. His show, on which he discusses Christian apologetics and Biblical hermeneutics, is nationally syndicated and can be heard on numerous radio stations as well as on the Internet. Through his ground-breaking The Apocalypse Code: What the Bible Really Teaches about the End Times and Why It Matters Today, as well as the thriller Fuse of Armageddon and historical fiction The Last Disciple Series, Hank exposed the dangers of both Christian and secular Zionism. In Has God Spoken? Hank provided memorable proofs of the Bible’s divine inspiration. Additional works include The Legacy Study Bible, The Covering: God’s Plan to Protect You from Evil, The Creation Answer Book, and After Life: What You Need To Know about Heaven, the Hereafter and Near-Death Experiences. His recent book is M-U-S-L-I-M: What You Need to Know about the World’s Fastest Growing Religion, and his newest, Truth Matters, Life Matters More: The Unexpected Beauty of an Authentic Christian Life have become bestsellers. Hanegraaff converted to Greek Orthodox Christianity in 2017.