||Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
Paul Nyquist is president of Moody
Global Ministries, a higher education and media ministry founded in Chicago by
D. L. Moody in 1886. He serves on the board of directors for the National
Association of Evangelicals and is the author of Prepare: Living Your Faith in an Increasingly Hostile Culture and The Post-Church Christian. Nyquist has
a Master of Theology degree and a PhD in systematic theology from Dallas
Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Moody in 2009, he served as president
and CEO of Avant, an international church-planting missions agency. He was also
the senior pastor of churches in Des Moines, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska. He and
his wife, Cheryl, have been married for more than 30 years and have four
children and four grandchildren.
||Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8:15 A.M.
Colin Smith is senior
pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, a multisite church in Chicago’s northwest
suburbs. His ministry extends through his daily radio
program Unlocking the Bible. He is also committed to mentoring the next
generation of pastors, missionaries, and church-planters through The Orchard Network. Born in
Scotland, he has a Master of Philosophy from the London School of Theology and served
as senior pastor of the Enfield Evangelical Free Church in London before coming
to the States in 1996. He is the author of Heaven:
How I Got Here, Jonah, The Unlocking
the Bible Devotional, The 10 Greatest
Struggles of Your Life, and others. Colin and his wife, Karen, reside in
Arlington Heights, Illinois, and have two married sons and four granddaughters.
||Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.
Bruce Fong has
served as dean and professor of
pastoral ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary in Houston since 2012.
Before that he pastored Sunset Church in San Francisco, California, and Grace
Bible Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Earlier he served as president and
professor of homiletics of Michigan Theological Seminary and professor of
homiletics, Bible exposition, and pastoral ministries at Multnomah Biblical
Seminary. He has a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and a PhD from
University of Aberdeen. Fong ministers in parachurch, pastoral, and academic
ministry, and especially enjoys training the next generation of Christian
leaders. Fong and his wife, Yvonne, have three children plus two in-law
children they call their own.
||Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
Mike Fabarez is
the founding pastor of Compass Bible Church in Aliso Viejo, California, and has
been in pastoral ministry for more than 25 years. He is a graduate of Moody
Bible Institute, Talbot School of Theology, and Westminster Theological
Seminary in California. Fabarez is heard on hundreds of stations across the
country on the Focal Point radio program and has authored several books,
including Lifelines for Tough Times, Preaching That Changes Lives, Getting
It Right, Why the Bible? Praying for
Sunday, and Bible Survey for Kids. Mike
and his wife, Carlynn, live in Laguna Hills, California, and have three
||Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 8:15 A.M.
Stephen Davey, the son of missionary parents, serves
as the president of Shepherds Theological Seminary and the pastor of Colonial
Baptist Church in Cary, NC, which he planted in 1986. The church is committed
to expositional preaching and has grown to lead more than 100 ministries.
Davey’s sermons are aired in the U.S. and translated for broadcast in South
America, Africa, and in the Middle East through the media/radio ministry Wisdom
for the Heart. He has written more than 40 books, study guides, commentaries,
and booklets. He has degrees from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary and
Dallas Theological Seminary. Stephen and Marsha have been married more than 30
years and have twin sons, two daughters, and three grandchildren.
||Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.
Derwin L. Gray is
the founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church, a multi-ethnic,
multi-generational community in South Carolina with four campuses, two located in
South Carolina Correctional Institutions. Gray is pursuing a DMin in New
Testament Context at Northern Seminary and has an MDiv with a concentration in
Apologetics and an honorary doctorate from Southern Evangelical Seminary. He is
the author of Hero: Unleashing God’s
Power in a Man’s Heart, Limitless Life: You Are More Than Your Past When
God Holds Your Future, Crazy Grace for Crazy Times, and The High-Definition Leader. Gray played football in
the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts (1993-1997) and the Carolina Panthers
(1998). Gray and his wife, Vicki, have been married for more than 20 years and
have two children.
||Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
Mark L. Bailey is
president and senior professor of Bible exposition at Dallas Theological
Seminary, where he has served for more than 30 years. He received his MDiv and ThM
from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, his PhD in Bible exposition from
Dallas Theological Seminary, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from
Dallas Baptist University. He has pastored churches in Arizona and Texas and
authored such texts as To Follow Him: The Seven Marks of a Disciple and Nelson’s
New Testament Survey. He has also led tours to Israel and the Middle East.
His board service includes Insight for Living, Jews for Jesus, Bible Study
Fellowship, and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. Married more than 40 years, he
and his wife, Barby, have two sons and five grandchildren.
||Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 8:15 A.M.
Alex D. Montoya
is a church planter and senior pastor at First Fundamental Bible Church, now
located in Whittier, California. He also serves as associate professor of
pastoral ministries at The Master’s Seminary. Montoya is the author of
Hispanic Ministry in America and Preaching with Passion. He has an MDiv and a
ThM from Talbot Theological Seminary and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity from
The Master’s Seminary. Previously he was an adjunct professor of New
Testament languages at Talbot Theological Seminary. He is a member and former
Southern California regional president of the Independent Fundamental Churches
of America International. In 1975 Montoya founded the Seminario Biblico
Fundamental to prepare Spanish-speaking men for gospel ministry. He and his
wife, Favy, have adult children plus several grandchildren.
||Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.
Erwin Lutzer is pastor
emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the senior pastor for 36 years.
He earned a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, an MA in Philosophy from Loyola
University, and an honorary LLD from the Simon Greenleaf School of Law. His
preaching is heard on Moody Church Hour
and Running to Win on more than 1,000
radio outlets in the U.S. and around the world. Lutzer has written many books,
including The King Is Coming, One Minute After You Die, and the
Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross. He speaks at Bible conferences and leads tours to
Israel and to the cities of the Reformation in Europe. He and his wife,
Rebecca, live in the Chicago area and have three children and eight
||Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
serves as senior pastor at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia and is a
visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He preaches around
the world and hosts two national radio programs: Living a Legacy and Legacy
Moments. He holds several board
positions including on Cru and has
written eight books such as his latest, Unshaken.
He and his wife, Karen, speak regularly at Family Life marriage conferences and
coauthored Developing Character in Your
Child. Crawford has a Doctor of Sacred Theology from Cairn University, a
Doctor of Letters from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Doctor of
Divinity degrees from Biola University, Moody Bible Institute, and Columbia
International University. He and his wife, Karen, married on May 22, 1971. They
have four married children and 10 grandchildren.
Back to Top