Michael Card has recorded over 37 albums, authored over 27 books, hosted a radio program, and written for a wide range of magazines. Songs like "El Shaddai,” "Love Crucified Arose,”and “Immanuel” have placed him at the top of Christian music. However, his primary goal in life is to simply and quietly teach the Bible. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, where he earned both a bachelors and master degrees in Biblical studies, Michael has honorary PhD's in music and Christian education from Whitfield Seminary and Philadelphia Biblical University. In his writing and conference speaking, Michael leads audiences on a spiritual journey through questions and meaningful discussion. He lives in Franklin, Tennessee, where, with a group of close friends, he pursues racial reconciliation and neighborhood renewal. He and his wife, Susan, have 4 children and 2 grandchildren.
Knute Larson, a graduate of both Grace and Trinity seminaries, coaches’ pastors and churches, majoring on leadership, pulpit, making changes, and daily grace. He draws on 43 years as a pastor and eight as a pastoral coach. His last 26 years as a senior pastor were with The Chapel, in Akron, Ohio. He also teaches D.Min courses on church leadership for Trinity and Grace, consults for Great Lakes Evangelical Free Churches, and is the editor-host for Pastorpedia, a monthly publication and video for pastors. He is the author of three books and two commentaries. Knute and his wife Jeanine live in Sawyer, Michigan. They are parents of two married daughters in the Chicago area, and they have three grandchildren.
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