Andy Blanks is the Publisher and Co-Founder of Iron Hill Press and YM360. A former Marine, Andy has been doing ministry since the early 2000s, mostly in youth and men’s ministry publishing and discipleship. During that time, Andy has led the development of some of the
most popular Bible study curriculum and discipleship resources in the country. He has authored numerous books, Bible studies, and articles, and regularly speaks at events and conferences, both for adults and teenagers. He is active in his local church, teaching youth, adult, and men’s small groups regularly.
Andy and his wife, Brendt, were married in 2000 and have lived in Birmingham, AL ever since. They have four children, three girls and one boy.
Rick Burgess is the co-host of the nationally syndicated Rick and Bubba Show. He has co-authored multiple New York Times Bestselling Books covering topics such as politics, marriage, business, comedy and what it looks like to be a follower of Christ in secular entertainment. He has appeared on the Fox News programs Hannity's America, Your World with Neil Cavuto, and Fox and Friends.
Rick has spoken at youth events, men's events and marriage conferences across the country, all while teaching youth and men's Bible studies on a weekly basis. Rick is married to the former Sherri Bodine, and they have 5 children Brandi, Blake, Brooks, Brody and Bronner. Rick's wife Sherri has also authored the book Bronner: A Journey to Understand about what she and Rick learned about God through the earthly death of their youngest son. Rick's eulogy for his youngest son became the number 1 most viewed video in the world on youtube the week of the service.
Jonathan Evans, a mentor, author, speaker and former NFL fullback treasures his relationship with Christ along with the opportunity to use his life to glorify God. Jonathan seeks to impact
today’s athletes, men and young adults by equipping and encouraging them in their faith.
Jonathan serves with his pastor, friend and father, Dr. Tony Evans, both in the local church and the national ministry. They also teamed up together to write Get in the Game, a practical guidebook filled with sports analogies and spiritual truths aimed at strengthening readers with the skills they need for living victoriously.
Jonathan is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in Christian Leadership. He also serves as the chaplain of the Dallas Cowboys and co-chaplain of the Dallas
Mavericks. Jonathan is a dynamic speaker at churches, conferences, men’s events, banquets, youth, and FCA events. He is committed to developing the next generation of devoted Christian
Jonathan and his wife Kanika are the proud parents of Kelsey, Jonathan II, Kamden, Kylar & Jade Wynter. They reside in Dallas, Texas.