ST. ANN – The Christian Business Leaders (CBL) will be holding their
next monthly luncheon on Wed., June 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
Brookes Bible College, an evangelical higher academic institution that
serves the metro St. Louis region.
The luncheon is being held
at the college’s brand new campus, which is located at 10257 St. Charles
Rock Road, in the chapel and conference center. Tickets are $10 at the
door, and admission includes a lunch for each guest. Guests must make a
reservation with CBL in the St. Louis chapter under Fred Zolonko from
The speakers for the event will be the
well-renowned Ron Jones, a pastor and radio Bible teacher, and Richard
Bott, owner and founder of the Bott Radio Network.
“This is an
exciting time on our campus,” said Dr. Chris Stocklin, President of
Brookes Bible College. “We are honored to having these two leaders on
our campus, and we are dedicated to bringing in spiritual leaders in to
our new facility.”
Jones has served churches in Texas,
Oklahoma, and Virginia as senior pastor for weekly attendance ranging
from 300 to 3,000 worshippers. He has earned a bachelor of science
degree in financial planning from Purdue University, a master of
theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a doctor of
ministry degree in expository preaching from the Southern Baptist
In 2011, Jones founded Something Good
Radio as a weekly half-hour broadcast on Sunday nights in the Washington
D.C. region on WAVA. Today, the program is heard approximately 192
times each day on nearly 100 radio stations across the nation, and
people in 129 countries worldwide have listened to the radio station
through an Internet broadcast.
Jones is passionate about
introducing others to Jesus Christ through anointed biblical teaching.
He currently resides in Fairfax Station, Va. with his wife Cathryn,
their two children, and a golden retriever.
Bott, chairman and
founder of Bott Radio, has more than 90 stations in 15 states, reaching
nearly 50 million people throughout the nation. Bott has been behind a
microphone since he was a boy singing for child evangelism in churches
throughout Minneapolis, Minn. His career in radio began after marrying
his wife, Sherley, after his father, who owned a radio station in San
Francisco, hired him to sell advertising for clients.
Bott experienced success in his father’s radio station, he had a vision
of having his own station and making a difference in other people’s
lives. He founded Bott Radio in 1962.
Bott was inducted into
the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame, which is the highest
honor the organization confers, at the organization’s annual convention
in Nashville, Tenn. in 2008. Past recipients have included Dr. Billy
Graham, Dr. James Dobson, and others. Bott and his son, Richard Bott,
II, President and CEO of Bott Radio, are continuing to fulfill their
mission of spreading the word of God to listeners.
really looking forward to having these two great men speak at our
college and truly hope that others will come out to enjoy a lunch and
spend some time contemplating the Lord,” said Dr. Stocklin.
Bible College offers an affordable, two-year program. Each student
gains a greater knowledge of the Bible. Brookes’ students are equipped
with tools for applying the knowledge they gain for various fields of
For more information, please call (314) 773-0083 or visit www.brookesbible.com.