THE AUTHORS

Dr. Tim Sheets is an Apostle and Senior Pastor of the Oasis Church in Middletown, Ohio, since 1979. He is a graduate of Christ for the Nations, Dallas, Texas, and received his Doctorate of Divinity from Christian Life School of Theology/Beacon Institute in Columbus, Georgia. In 2003, Dr. Sheets founded Destiny Bible School, which hosts national five-fold ministries in Equipping Seminars six times a year, equipping believers to fulfill purpose and destiny for their lives. He is also an accomplished author of: Armed and Battle Ready, Being Led by the Spirit, and Heaven Made Real. Dr. Sheets is the Apostolic leader for the Ohio Reformation Prayer Network (RPN) under Apostle Cindy Jacobs, and he serves on the Ohio Leadership Council for the United States Apostolic Association (USAA) under Dutch Sheets. He is also a member of the Federation of Churches and Ministries under the leadership of Apostle Jim Hodges, and a member of the International Coalition of Apostles, founded by Peter Wagner. Dr. Sheets, along with his wife of 36 years, Carol, is the father of two and grandfather of three, and resides in Middletown, Ohio.

Carol Sheets has assisted her husband, Tim, in the ministry since 1979. She attended Christ for the Nations, Christian Life School of Theology, and Destiny Bible School. She is the leader of the Oasis Deborah Company, serves as the Office Administrator for the Oasis, and is the Administrator for Destiny Bible Schools. She has served on the Oasis Praise Team and in the CityGate Choir, speaks and ministers occasionally at the Oasis, and teaches Bible studies and classes, as well. Carol serves along with her husband for the Ohio RPN and the Ohio USAA, and is the proud mother of two and happy grandma of three.
 

Jennifer Tringale is a graduate of Rhema Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her work experience includes most recently having served on staff at Oasis in Middletown, Ohio, as Media Director, Youth Pastor and Conference Facilitator. She has worked in Public Relations for a regional bank chain, served on the board of the Pearls Foundation (a missions organization), and has also traveled as an itinerate minister for 6 years, which she is currently doing. She has ministered in 3 foreign nations and multiple conferences and seminars across the nation. She has appeared as a guest on national television and radio shows such as, Make Your Day Count with Lindsay Roberts, TBN and Faith For Today. Jennifer resides in Lebanon, OH.

 
Rachel Shafer is the Worship Pastor at Oasis in Middletown, Ohio. She is a graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and taught Elementary Education for ten years. Rachel has developed curriculum and authored a book for the iD Culture Seven Mountain Strategy in order to help parents identify and develop the gifts in their own children. She has also written numerous songs for worship. Rachel and Jennifer Tringale are currently developing the format for a Christian talk show, CityGate View. Rachel has been married to Mark since 1997 and is the mom of three: Madeline, Lily and Jude.