Dr. Greg Mason is a native Buckeye. As a teenager he was invited to Springfield High Street Church of the Nazarene. There he came to know Jesus Christ as his Savior. Greg became actively engaged in the youth ministry of NWO. He graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 1976.
Rev. Mason pastored four growing Nazarene churches in Wisconsin, Kentucky and Illinois. He then was appointed as superintendent of the Mississippi and Louisiana Districts. In 2013 he was appointed superintendent of the North Carolina District. He is known for his strong Bible preaching and as an outstanding leader in the Church of the Nazarene.
Greg and his wife Elaine have three adult children and seven grandchildren. He remains a loyal Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State University football fan.
Dr. David Busic is one of six general superintendents in the Church of the Nazarene. Prior to his election to this role in 2013, he served as president of Nazarene Theological Seminary and pastored three dynamic churches in California, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Dr. Busic has served with distinction in many roles in the Church of the Nazarene, including being co-editor of the Preacher’s Magazine. He has published numerous articles and several books. He is an engaging and exemplary preacher of the Word.
Dr. Busic and his wife, Christi, live in Oklahoma. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Susie Shellenberger is loved by persons of all ages. An alumna of Southern Nazarene University, Susie is a particularly gifted communicator in speech and print. She has served as a youth pastor and then as editor of Focus on the Family BRIO magazine. Susie’s heart of compassion shines through in her stories about her involvement in developing world areas.
Susie is an evangelist in the Church of the Nazarene. By popular demand we are pleased to welcome Susie back to The Gathering.
Dr. James and Kathy Radcliffe served as career medical missionaries at the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea for 30 years. Jim and Kathy are alumni of Mount Vernon Nazarene University and The Ohio State University, where Jim received his doctorate and surgical speciality training.
At the 2018 General Board Meeting of the Church of the Nazarene, the Radcliffes officially retired. They have moved back to Ohio. The Radcliffes have six children and a growing number of beautiful grandchildren.
We are honored to have these “modern day legends” with us for our Missions Rally and NMI Convention speakers.