Rod Laughlin

Rod Laughlin

Founder & Team Leader

Rod holds a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. A former pastor and business owner, his primary work for the past 12 years has been developing The Readable Bible.

Clyde Adams

Clyde Adams

Co-Founder & Graphic Designer

An independent graphic designer with over 40 years experience, Clyde has a B.S. degree in Visual Design from Auburn University.

Dr. Brendan Kennedy

Dr. Brendan Kennedy

Lead Translator

With a Master's degree in biblical languages and a Ph.D. in Old Testament from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Brendan has served the church as a missionary, professor, and preacher for over 15 years. 

Larry Stone

Larry Stone

Vice President

A Moody graduate, Larry has  experience in all aspects of book publishing. After building the successful book division of Thomas Nelson Publishers, he co-founded Rutledge Hill Press. Author of 

The Story of the Bible. 

Dr. Colby Kinser

Dr. Colby Kinser

New Testament Editor

With an M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology and a D.Min. from Dallas Theological Seminary, Colby has served the church as a pastor for over 17 years, as a teacher at Ahero Evangelical School of Theology in Kenya, and as president of Hungry4HIM Ministries.

Lisa Parnell

Lisa Parnell

Managing Editor

With over 30 years experience in the production side of newspapers, books, and marketing pieces, and 15 years as an editorial project manager, Lisa manages the entire editorial process and team for The Readable Bible.

Susan Tough

Susan Tough

Senior Editor

With a Master’s degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Susan has over 12 years experience in editing, content management,

and  e-commerce.

Meet Our Team

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