Dr. Scott Turansky
Dr. Scott Turansky holds two masters degrees from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland Oregon. He also has a doctorate in organizational management and strategic planning from Fuller Theological Seminary. He's married to Carrie and has five children and four grandchildren. Scott has been a pastor for over 30 years. Learn more about Scott Turansky here.
Joanne Miller, RN, BSN
Joanne Miller holds her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from William Paterson College in New Jersey. She has served as a pediatric nurse for over 25 years. Joanne is married to Ed and they have two grown sons. Learn more about Joanne Miller here.
Director of Development
Ed is married to Joanne Miller and they have two grown sons.
Ed graduated from the University of Delaware with a BAAS in Arts and Science 1977. He started as a campus staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the fall of 1977. Ed has focused on leadership development, disciple-making, evangelism and ministry training on a number of college and university campuses throughout New Jersey. He also served as the Area Director for InterVarsity in Central/South New Jersey for 14 years before becoming the Assistant Regional Director for the New York/New Jersey Region. In the regional leadership role, Ed has focused on training program development, alumni ministry and fundraising.
InterVarsity provided a number of sabbatical periods during Ed's 30 plus years of service. He was able to do Biblical and Theological studies at Regent College in Vancouver, Alliance Theological Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary. Other experiences included missions trips to Central America and urban ministry programs in New Jersey.
Ed is a good friend of Scott Turansky. He and Scott pastored a church together for eight years and their families have enjoyed living in the same neighborhood and vacationing together.
Ed leads the National Center for Biblical Parenting development of strategic partners. He’s particularly responsible for finding financial supporters who are eager to support family ministry. He is a contributing author to two Family Ministry books and teaches parenting seminars.
If you’re interested in having Ed come to your church to teach a parenting seminar or knowing more about how you can partner financially with the National Center for Biblical Parenting, you can reach Ed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tracy is our Seminar Coordinator. She grew up in South Africa, where she married her husband Brad. In 1995 they moved to London, where they had their three children, Alex, Josephine (Jo), and Matthew. In London, Tracy worked as the assistant to the Director of Evangelism at St. Stephens church before starting their family and becoming a stay at home mom. In 2005, they moved to Yardley, PA after Brad accepted a work transfer. Tracy continued as a stay at home mom and was very involved with her sports crazy family. As of now, Tracy leads a women’s walking group, enjoys playing tennis, cycling, and is training to run a marathon (God willing). Tracy is a member of Calvary Chapel Mercer County and is involved in the Prayer Ministry Team. Tracy also helps lead the Sunday School program and participates as one of God’s Girls Team leaders (outreach to homeless women). Tracy also leads her local area’s Moms in Touch Prayer Ministry. Tracy has a background in sales and a degree in Marketing.
If you’re interested in learning more about hosting a parenting seminar, please contact Tracy at Tracy@biblicalparenting.org.
Fred graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in Psychology in 1980 and continued his education earning an MS degree in Public Administration from New Jersey City University. Fred served over 30 years in the law enforcement community as a Chief of Police, Chief of Intelligence, Public Safety Consultant and International Policing Consultant. He is a graduate of the West Point Command and Leadership Program, the FBI National Academy and is a Certified Public Manager. In addition, Fred has served as an Adjunct Professor at three Universities instructing Criminal Justice, Leadership and Organizational Change.
Fred is married to Rosemary, his high school sweetheart and wife of 34 years. In addition to her career in nursing as a RN, BSN Rosemary also chose to be a stay home Mom raising their two sons, Peter and Patrick. Peter is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and is a Captain in the United States Army. Peter served our country in Iraq in 2011 and continues to serve as an active duty Combat Engineer. Patrick is a graduate of Duke University and Duke ROTC. Patrick commissioned into the United States Army Reserve, Military Intelligence and is currently serving as a 1LT in Afghanistan. Following his deployment, Patrick will be marrying his fiancé Kara who is a 2LT in the United States Army Nurse Corps serving at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center caring for our Wounded Warriors.
Fred’s passions revolve around his family. He has served as a volunteer baseball coach, soccer coach, basketball coach, Boy Scout Leader, hospital emergency room attendant and Army Dad! Fred and Rosemary enjoy traveling and supporting military families whenever and wherever they can, “Serving Those That Serve Our Country.” Fred’s hobbies revolve around the outdoors and include running, cycling, hiking, Duke basketball, Army football and most recently skydiving with Peter.
Fred is a member of the church pastored by Scott Turansky. He loves listening and learning from the Word of God and putting God’s Word to practice in his life. If you are interested in knowing more about our ministry designed to support our military families, you can reach Fred at email@example.com.