Dads' Panel

Dwayne R. Bond, Ph.D. is passionate about being a husband and father. He and his wife, Leslie, have been married for almost twenty-five years and reside in Wesley Chapel, NC with their three children. They have had the privilege of homeschooling for the past seventeen years. Dwayne serves as the Lead Pastor of a multi-ethnic, gospel-centered church in South Charlotte (Wellspring Church). In addition, he periodically serves as an adjunct seminary professor in counseling. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland (B.S. in Finance), Liberty University (M.A. in Religion) and Capital Bible Seminary (M.A. in Counseling). He recently completed his Ph.D. in Professional Counseling at Liberty University.

Jason Jimenez is a pastor, apologist and speaker and has ministered to families for over fifteen years. He is the founder and president of re|shift ministries, Inc., whose mission is to advance Christians to live out a biblical worldview. Jason is the author of The Raging War of Ideas: How to Take Back Our Faith, Family, and Country, The Raging War of Ideas Study Guide, and coauthored with Dr. Norman Geisler, The Official Study Guide to I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist and the soon to be released book, The Bible’s Answers to 100 of Life’s Biggest Questions published by Baker Books.

Spencer Mason and his wife, Debbie, homeschooled their four children from birth through high school, starting in 1981. Now their four grandchildren are being homeschooled. Spencer has served on the NCHE board for 26 years—serving as Education Vice President, Administrative Vice President, Region 4 Director, advisor, and President. He now serves as Law & Policy Director where he directed the successful campaign to improve our homeschool law. Under his leadership, NCHE maintains a respected voice on both sides of the aisle in the N.C. Legislature.

Kevin McClain and his wife, Brea, started homeschooling in 2002. Kevin has a Master’s in Education and Instructional Technology, from The University of Virginia (UVa) and a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), where he works as an educational technologist. In 2010, he joined the board of North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) as Education Vice President. In 2012, he was elected NCHE president.

 

 

Presentations, Lectures, Workshops

Title Event
From a Homeschool Dad’s Perspective 2014 H.I.N.T.S. Book Fair