Lewis & Roth’s authors are not only gifted and experienced writers but also men of God who love the church deeply. They are committed to providing high-quality, thoroughly biblical resources that will be used to edify the church of Jesus Christ. Each author brings a different perspective that will help enhance your own relationship the Lord, your family and your congregation.


Alexander Strauch

Alexander Strauch, Lewis & Roth Author

Alexander Strauch was raised in New Jersey and converted to Christ at a Bible camp in New York State. He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado Christian University and went on to earn his Master’s in Divinity degree from Denver Seminary.

For over forty years he has served as an elder at Littleton Bible Chapel near Denver, Colorado. Additionally, he has taught philosophy and New Testament literature at Colorado Christian University. A gifted Bible teacher and speaker, Mr. Strauch has taught in more than 30 countries and has helped thousands of churches worldwide through his expository writing ministry. Currently, Mr. Strauch and his wife, Marilyn, reside in Littleton, Colorado, near their four adult daughters.

He is the author of Biblical Eldership, The New Testament Deacon, Men and Women: Equal Yet Different, The Hospitality CommandsAgape Leadership (with Robert L. Peterson), Meetings That Work, Leading with LoveLove or Die: Christ’s Wake-up Call to the Church, If You Bite and Devour One Another and many more.

Robert L. Peterson

Robert L. Peterson, Lewis & Roth Author

Robert L. Peterson is a retired physicist with Master’s and Doctor’s degrees from Lehigh University and an undergraduate degree in metallurgy from the Colorado School of Mines.

The author of some 60 scientific papers, he is also the author of Robert Chapman: A Biography, and is the co-author (with Alexander Strauch) of Agape Leadership.

Bob and his late wife, Jane, have five children and 15 grandchildren and live in Parker, Colorado.

Doyle Roth

Doyle Roth, Lewis & Roth Author

As a successful businessman and long-term elder in his church, Doyle has worked with hundreds of couples from every walk of life. He’s seen the power of God’s Word heal hurting marriages and he’s watched man-to-man confrontation revive hardened hearts.

In addition to his counseling work, Doyle has now enjoyed over forty years of “happily ever after” marriage with his wife, Nancy. They have four grown children, twelve grandchildren (at last count), and make their home on the family ranch in Colorado.

Doyle is the author of Oops! I Forgot My Wife, the Oops! I Forgot My Wife Discussion Guide (with Paul Santhouse) and Oops! We Forgot the Kids.

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Paul Santhouse

Paul Santhouse, Lewis & Roth Author

A graduate of Moody Bible Institute and The King’s College (New York), Paul Santhouse has been involved in the development of spiritual growth and discipleship materials for over thirty years.

He is a former director of Church Reform & Revitalization, a publishing and training organization specializing in equipping men for spiritual leadership in the church. He is currently Publisher at Moody Publishers. Paul is the author of the Oops! I Forgot My Wife Discussion Guide (with Doyle Roth), Biblical Eldership Discussion Guide (with Alexander Strauch) and YOUthWork: Let God Use Your Influence (with Don Pearson).

Paul and his wife, Rebecca, have five children and live in Chicago.

Richard Swartley

Richard Swartley, Lewis & Roth Author

Richard Swartley has over thirty-four years experience in church leadership as a self-supported elder. His secular fields were satellite communications equipment and satellite systems engineering. Swartley served as one of the founding elders of what has now become a large, evangelical, non-denominational church in the Northeast. Over the course of his ministry there, he served many years as elder.

His written works include the Biblical Eldership Mentor’s Guide (with Alexander Strauch), Eldership in Action, A Wolf in the Pulpit? and Marriage Preparation: How to Give Couples the Right Start.

Dick and his wife, Anne, live in Colorado, where Dick continues to be active as author, ministry consultant, and counselor.