The Heavens Declare

Psalm 19   |   Friday, November 2, 2007   |   Code: GLC-2007

Astronaut Jeff Williams was the Expedition 13 Flight Engineer and Science Officer aboard the International Space Station. The Expedition 13 crew was launched on March 29, 2006 on the Russian Soyuz TMA 8 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, docking with the Space Station on March 31, 2006. During 6-months tour of duty aboard the Station, in addition to Station maintenance and some science activities, Williams performed two successful spacewalks, logging 12 hours and 25 mins wearing both Russian and U.S. spacesuits. He also witnessed the arrival of two Space Shuttle missions, the resumption of construction of the orbiting laboratory, and the restoration of a three-person crew. The Expedition 13 mission concluded on September 28, 2006 with a safe landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

Phil Johnson is the Executive Director of Grace to You. He has been closely associated with John MacArthur since 1981 and edits most of John’s major books. But he may be best known for several popular Web sites he maintains, including The Spurgeon Archive and The Hall of Church History.

Phil has a bachelor's degree in theology from Moody Bible Institute of Chicago (class of 1975) and was an editor at Moody Press before coming to Grace Community Church. He is an elder at Grace Community Church and co-pastors the GraceLife fellowship group. Phil and his wife, Darlene, have three adult sons, Jeremiah, Jedidiah, and Jonathan.

Travis Allen is the pastor of the Doulos fellowship and director of Internet ministry at Grace to You. He completed the B.A. degree at The College at Southeastern in 1997, and the M.Div. degree at The Master's Seminary in 2006. Travis and his wife, Melinda, have been married since 1993, have five children, and have ministered at GCC since 2000.