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  • Caroline Matthews

    I am currently an exercise science major with a double minor in health and outdoor leadership.  I would like to become an occupational hippotherapist for special needs children, and currently spend time volunteering with special needs.  Missions is a huge passion of mine, and I love serving the Lord through music, visual arts, missions, and other volunteer positions.  Ratio Christi is by far my favorite group on campus because it requires intellect to meet faith, opens the door for anyone to ask questions and start religious discussion, applies to all Christian denominations and even nonbelievers, and offers a welcoming community that is invested in the lives of students.

  • Devin & Melissa Pellew

    Devin & Melissa Pellew are Ratio Christi’s Chapter Directors at Winthrop University, where they are equipping college students to defend the Christian Faith as well as engaging unbelieving and skeptical students. They also serves as Community Apologists with Ratio Christi. Devin, a native of Weber, Utah, first became interested in Christian Apologetics and Theology as a young man after his family came out of the Mormon Church and embraced biblical Christianity. He is currently studying Apologetics at Southern Evangelical Seminary and is a part of the T.E.A.M speaking group there.

    Devin is a certified apologetics instructor with CrossExamined Ministry. He has been teaching in churches, youth and college groups and at various ministry events on apologetics and theology for the last fourteen years and has spoken at the National Conference on Christian Apologetics. He also teaches a weekly apologetics and theology class at Kershaw Correctional Institute as a part of the Prison to Society faith-based program.

    Devin and Melissa, co-host a weekly internet radio broadcast, Theology Matters with the Pellews, where they discuss issues related to Christian apologetics, theology and biblical worldview. Devin has served as a Pastoral Intern and as a small group leader for both youth and adults. Melissa regularly leads women theology, discipleship and apologetics groups and Devin is an ordained Southern Baptist minister. Devin and Melissa are involved in pro-life activism and have spoken in various venues on pro-life issues and topics. They have been married for thirteen years and have one young daughter, Eliana Grace.

  • Geoffrey Morrow

    Geoffrey S. Morrow is the director of the Outdoor Education Center (OEC) and an instructor in the Department of Physical Education, Sport & Human Performance (PESH) at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In 2007, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Winthrop, receiving his B.S. degree in Fitness & Wellness with a concentration in outdoor leadership. He returned to Winthrop and in 2009, received a M.S. degree in health-related physical education. During his graduate studies, Mr. Morrow served as a graduate assistant in the PESH Department and interim coordinator of the Outdoor Education Center. Upon completing his M.S. degree, he joined the PESH faculty as the OEC director.

    In addition to his responsibilities as OEC director, Mr. Morrow teaches several activity and outdoor education courses offered within the department’s Basic Instruction Program, coordinates the Winthrop Outdoor Rentals program, and serves as the faculty advisor for the Physical Education Majors (PEM) Club. He has given multiple presentations at various professional conferences and has reviewed and designed research in the area of team-building and group cohesion in interscholastic athletics. A native of Frostproof, Florida, Mr. Morrow has lived in Clover, South Carolina since 1992. Since 2003, he has worked as a seasonal (summer) employee of the National Park Service. Mr. Morrow is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys sharing his passion for life in the great outdoors with his students!