There’s excitement on the campus of Moody Bible Institute because it’s Founder’s Week, a week-long Bible conference. Wednesday, we hear excerpts from some of the speakers who are teaching this year’s theme: "The Inspired Word." How is the church in the 21st Century handling the treasure God has given us in the Bible? Don’t miss the challenge and encouragement.
Colin S. Smith is senior pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, a vibrant, multi-campus church in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. More widely, Colin is the teacher on the daily radio program Unlocking the Bible. Colin was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He met his wife Karen at while studying at London Bible College and later ministered at the Enfield Evangelical Free Church in north London. The Smiths now live in the Chicago area and have two grown children and three grandchildren.
Thabiti Anyabwile is the full-time husband to a loving wife, Kristie, and father to three adorable children. He currently serves as a pastor of Anacostia River Church in Washington, D.C. Previously he served as senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, and as an assistant pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Thabiti holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. A former high school basketball coach and bookstore owner, Thabiti loves reading, sports, and watching sci-fi films. He is the author of Reviving the Black Church, The Decline of African-American Theology, What Is a Healthy Church Member?, and The Faithful Preacher.
Dr. Michael Easley ministers as the president and host of Michael Easley inContext, a broadcast designed to help listeners approach truth and biblical exposition. Previously, Michael served as the 8th president of Moody Bible Institute. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with his D.Min. and has served in church ministry for four decades. Michael has also written two books—Interludes: Prayers and Reflections of a Servant’s Heart (Moody Publishers) and The Da Vinci Code Controversy. Michael and his wife, Cindy, live in Tennessee.
Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Fabry Live builds up the spiritual immune system of believers. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.