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Abilene, TX 79604

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Suite 400, Abilene, TX 79603

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Greg Swindle

Greg Swindle became the president of the Herald of Truth in January of 2018.

Greg married Mary Robison Swindle in 1983, and they have two daughters, Mindy Swindle Sinyangwe and Claire Swindle. Clair works in Columbia, Tenn. while Mindy (married to Mapalo Sinyangwe) is a mother of two sets of twins from Zambia, Africa (two girls and two boys under the age of two).

Prior to coming to the Herald of Truth, the Swindle family served in missions in Zambia. Greg served full-time in different ministry capacities for 20 years. He is retired from the United States Army National Guard. Greg studied at Harding, Freed-Hardeman, Magnolia Bible College and Heritage Christian.

Steve Ridgell

Steve Ridgell has worked for the Herald of Truth as the Director of Domestic Ministry since 2005.

He is committed to sharing the good news of Jesus and equipping others to share their faith. He is the author of Can I Tell You a Story? and Followers Making Followers. He has co-authored three books with Tim Archer: Letters from the Lamb, Hope for Life and More Hope for Life.

Steve has a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian in Bible and speech and a master’s degree from ACU in restoration history. Steve’s passion and humor make him a popular speaker for lectureships, seminars, retreats and special Sundays. He and his wife, Marsha, have two grown children and five grandchildren. He enjoys hanging out with family and wishes he had time for hunting, fishing and sports.

Tim Archer

Tim Archer has worked as the Director of International Ministry of Herald of Truth Ministries since 2006.

He has spent three decades working in Spanish ministry, including 15 years in Argentina.

Tim has co-authored three books with Steve Ridgell: Letters From The Lamb, Hope For Life and More Hope For Life, as well as a history of the churches of Christ in Cuba that was co-written with Cuban preacher Tony Fernández. Tim’s latest book, Church Inside Out, helps churches motivate their members to be actively ministering to the community around them.
Tim is an elder at the University Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas, where he attends with his wife Carolina. The couple has two children, Daniel and Andrea.

Kay Talley

Kay Talley has served for more than 12 years as the Donor Management Coordinator for Herald of Truth Ministries.

Kay has also served as editor/author of Feminisinsights, a women’s section of a Christian publication for 20 years. Her writings have appeared in Think, a Focus Press publication; Herald of Truth blogs; and Heartlight Magazine, a daily Christian electronic publication. Kay is active in Forming Faith Foundations ministry writing devotionals and serving in their annual retreats. She has made numerous retreats to Ukraine where she spoke in the National Women’s Conference and has spoken at various other retreats. The publishing of Beyond the Rain and Don’t Hurry Sunrise is the realization of a life-long dream.

Her four children and their spouses bring her much delight as do the 13 grandchildren who call her “Yonna.

LeAnn Littlefield

LeAnn Littlefield joined Herald of Truth in February of 2022. She serves as the business manager.

Littlefield joined HTM after spending time in various accounting roles. Most recently, she worked at Disability Resources, Inc. in Abilene. Her mother, Erma Jean Loveland, used to volunteer for Herald of Truth in the 1980s.

An Abilene native, Littlefield also has worked for Action Career Training, Hat Creek Carriers and has helped companies and individuals with bookkeeping and tax preparation. She graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in accounting.

Littlefield and her husband, Gary, have one daughter, Emily. The family attends Hillcrest Church of Christ.


Glenn Newton

Glenn Newton joined the Herald of Truth staff in August 2020. He serves as the Director of Individual Advancement.

Prior to working at Herald of Truth, Glenn has worked in both ministry and development positions. Glenn has over 27 years of ministry experience, and over 15 years of experience in development and non-profit consulting. Glenn has a BA in Biblical Studies and a Master of Ministry from Heritage Christian University. He has authored 10 books, nine of which were published by 21st Century Christian. He also serves as a mentor to young ministers and as a church consultant. Glenn and his wife, Regina, have been married since 1991, and the couple has been blessed with four sons and three grandchildren.

Glenn enjoys writing, music, concerts, amusement parks, roller coasters, sports (especially Oakland A’s baseball) and spending time with his family.

Chase Turner

Chase Turner joined Herald of Truth full-time in January 2023. He serves as the Director of Digital Missions.

Chase and his wife, Kristen, have been married for 17 years and have four children (Ellie (15), Rose (12), Benjamin(11) and Everett (6)).  They live in West Monroe, La. where all the kids attend school.

After graduating from FHU in 2006 with a degree in Spanish, Chase began working with Spanish Missions, an online ministry that reaches every Spanish speaking country in the world. Currently, over 2.5 million Bible studies are downloaded every month through this program. Chase also serves on the board of InterAmerican Restoration Corporation, a non-profit organization that helps meet the needs of the poor in Honduras. He is also the founder and executive director of TRIALS Global Inc, a non-profit that was started with the proceeds of his first book “T.R.I.A.L.S.: A Journey from Anxiety to Peace” which has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French and German. These organizations work together to meet spiritual, physical and mental health needs of those with limited to no resources.

Chase loves spending time with his family, travelling, speaking on stress and anxiety, as well as fishing, reading, writing and running.


Jeremy Butt

Jeremy Butt serves Herald of Truth as a part-time employee. He is as the Director of Church Relations

Jeremy is the preacher for the North View Church of Christ in Columbia, Tenn. He is married to Dianna, and they have three children: Conner, Chandler and Caroline. He is originally from Portland, Tenn.,  and is the son of Foster and Kathy Butt.

Will Hester

Will Hester is a 4th generation Minister. He graduated from FHU in 2014 with his B.S. in Bible. He has ministered at churches in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee, most recently serving as Pulpit minister at Parkway church of Christ in Fulton, KY (where he was for 4 years). He currently serves as the Coordinator of Church Relations and Next Generation Ministries for Herald of Truth. He, and his wife Sarah, have been married for 7 years. They have 3 boys: Lance (5), Perry (2), and Ezra (6 months). Will has hosted podcasts, spoken on multiple lectureships/conferences, and loves sharing the story of Jesus.