||Justin Buzzard is Founder and
Lead Pastor of Garden City Church in Silicon Valley, Calif. Justin
is a fifth-generation Californian who has spent the last 10 years
living and pastoring in the San Francisco Bay area. He's been
married to his wife, Taylor, for nine years and together they are
raising three sons. Buzzard's passion is communicating the
good news of Jesus and empowering people to pursue the unique
calling God has given them. He's especially passionate about
reaching men with this message. Justin speaks widely, and his
latest book, Date Your Wife, released in May
2012. He is also the author of Consider Jesus, a
guide to the book of Hebrews. For more information about Justin
Buzzard, visit his website.
||Bryan Loritts is the lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis Church, a multicultural church ministering to the urban Memphis community. He has a master's degree in theology and is currently working on his PhD. In addition to serving the community of Memphis, Loritts' ministry takes him across the country as he speaks to thousands annually at churches, conferences and retreats. He is the author of God on Paper and his latest book is A Cross Shaped Gospel published by Moody Publishers. He is also a contributing author for the book entitled Great Preaching. Loritts was recently voted as one of the top thirty emerging Christian leaders in the country by Outreach magazine. For more information about Bryan Loritts, visit the church website.
||Paul Nyquist is the ninth president of Moody Bible Institute. Nyquist comes to Moody from Avant Ministries, where he served as president. Before joining Avant, Nyquist served as senior pastor at First Federated Church in Des Moines, Iowa, and Evangelical Bible Church in Omaha, Neb. Nyquist received a master of theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1981 and a Ph.D. in systematic theology in 1984. For more information about Paul Nyquist, visit Moody's website.
Roy Patterson is station manager of Moody Radio Chicago (WMBI). He also hosts two nationally-syndicated radio programs,Celebration of Praise and Music for Sunday. Patterson is also a praise and worship leader, arranger, producer and vocalist. He has led praise and worship throughout America and internationally, and led seminars on biblical diversity. Roy has served as a youth pastor for 10 years and has provided substance abuse counseling to youth and adults. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Trinity International University. Roy has been married to his wife, Lynette, for 30 years, and has three children.
|Myron Davis is Minister of Music and
Director of Programming and Worship Arts for New Community Bible
Fellowship in Cleveland Heights, OH. As a playwright, songwriter,
multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, he has served in this ministry
for over a decade. A native of Cleveland, Davis continues to use
the worship arts to share the gospel with those whom may not
normally hear it. In December 2012, his original production, A
Son is Given: An Urban Ballet, was performed at the Hanna
Theater in the historic Playhouse Square theater district. Davis'
prayer is that he will continue to serve the body of Christ through
worship that will cause listeners to want to experience the true
and living God, challenging them to grow in their relationship with