Dr. James GaffordDr. James Gafford has distinguished himself in the arenas of education and ministry by service and multiple credentials.  He taught in public schools for 28 years and has spent more than 40 years in Christian ministry as a teacher and pastor.  He earned bachelor’s, master’s, and advanced study degrees in elementary education and administration;  in addition to certificates and doctorates in biblical studies and ministry.  He developed his doctoral dissertation from Eastern Theological Seminary into a book entitled God Punishes Sin.