About the Hosts

 

 

Dr. Ray Heiple Jr.
Born in 1968 to Ray and Marcia Heiple. Baptized as an infant but didn’t come to Christ until 1989 through a tragic automobile accident.

Education
Graduated Penn State in 1991 with a BA in Broadcast-Cable
Part-time student at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Went full-time from 2001-2003 and graduated with a M. Div.
Earned his Doctorate in 2013.

Experience
Worked 10 years in television (including 5 years at CTVN)
Became a ruling elder at New Life Presbyterian Church in Harrison City.

Personal
Ray got married to wife Robin (Helmstadter) in 1995 and they have 4 children: Calvin, Daniel, Jacob and Sarah.

Recognition
Bruce C. Stewart award for highest GPA in Seminary
Member of the President’s council of RPTS

Ministry
Assistant Pastor by Providence Presbyterian in Robinson- 2003,
Associate in 2006
Senior Pastor in 2010.
Also teaches Senior High Bible at Robinson Township Christian School.

 

Dr. Donn S. Chapman-Host Emeritus

Senior PastorDr. Donn Chapman Cornerstone Ministries

Education
Doctor of Ministry, March 1983
Emphasis on Church Growth
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Master of Divinity, June 1976
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Arts, May 1971
Biblical Studies Major; Emphasis in Christian Education
Trinity College, Deerfield, IL

Experience
Senior Pastor 2000-Present
Cornerstone Ministries, Export, PA

Senior Pastor 1974-2000
New Life Community Church, United Methodist, Derry, PA

Pastor 1974-1980
Hillside United Methodist Church, Derry, PA

Community Youth Pastor 1972-1974
First United Methodist Church, Irwin, PA

Personal
Married 30 years to the former Barbara Bosteder, a Music teacher in the Derry Area School District, and Worship Director at Cornerstone Ministries. They have three children. Allisha, an Attorney in Murrysville, PA; Donn Wesley who went on ahead to heaven February 28, 1999 leaving a wonderful daughter-in-law, Erin, and an incredible grandson, Wesley James; and Caleb, a recent graduate of Trinity International University.

Health: Excellent

Recognition
The National Clergy Council in Washington, D.C. award for positive moral impact on society. 1999 Recipient of the William Wilberforce Statesmanship Award from Life Coalition International for unswerving commitment to the sanctity of life.

Additional
Served as chaplain of Rescue Pittsburgh

Ministry
Founding Board Member of Project Multitude
Former Chairman of Board, Lifeway Pregnancy Clinic
Current Chairman of the Board of New Life Christian Child Care Center (19 years)
Guest Lecturer New Testament Holiness Bible Institute in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India (one month every three years)