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Dr. David L. Burnham

Dr. David L. Burnham

Chairman

David Burnham was a senior pastor for thirty years. He served for twenty-six years at The Chapel, a seven thousand-member church in Akron, Ohio, and for four years at the Boca Raton Community Church in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Burnham ministered for twelve years as a Pastor/Teacher with RBC Ministries (Radio Bible Class) national and international television and radio ministries. He has served with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association as a board member (1985-1998, emeritus 1999- to present) and as a Dean for the Billy Graham Schools of Evangelism. David and his wife Sue were married in 1955. They have three adult children and seven grandchildren.
Dr. Jonathan D. Burnham

Dr. Jonathan D. Burnham

President

Jonathan Burnham received his baccalaureate degree in history from Wheaton College (Illinois) and earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in the School of Theology from the University of Oxford, England. As a third-generation pastor, he has served as a lead pastor for over twenty years. His experience as a pastor has been diverse as he founded a church near Cincinnati, Ohio, with a small group of people; the church grew into a large congregation. He also initiated the vision to plant a strategic, inner-city church in downtown Cincinnati. Following his thirteen years there, he pastored a church in southeast Florida that needed strong revitalization.  Also committed to education, he held the Pledger Family Chair of Applied Theology at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Dr. Burnham has a passion for teaching the Word of God and to train Christian leaders. He is the author of A Story of Conflict: The Controversial Relationship Between Benjamin Wills Newton and John Nelson Darby and Encountering Christ: Biblical Themes Focused on Christ. He and his wife, Faith, were married in 1988, and they have two young adult children who have both studied at Wheaton College.