Micah Fries is the Senior Pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN. Prior to serving at Brainerd, he served as the Vice President of LifeWay Research in Nashville, TN and as a frequent speaker in churches and conferences. He has served as a Senior Pastor in Missouri and an international church planter in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Micah, along with Dr. Keith Whitfield, is the co-editor and author of Islam & North America: Loving our Muslim Neighbors, a book on engaging North American Muslims. . Micah is also a Fellow at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. He holds a Master of Divinity from Midwestern Seminary and a B.A. in Theology from The Baptist College of Florida. Micah and his wife Tracy have three children, Sarah Grace, Kessed Noel and Haddon.
Dr. Keith Whitfield is Assistant Professor of Theology and Vice President for Academic Administration at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is co-author with Micah Fries of the book "Islam and North America: Loving our Muslim Neighbors". Keith graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University, an M.Div., Th. M. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Ph.D.,from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keith and his wife, Amy have two children, Mary and Drew.
Ed Stetzer wears a lot of hats—author, speaker, researcher, pastor, church planter—as he helps Christians learn to share Christ. Ed has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written or co-written a dozen books and hundreds of articles. Now he ministers as interim pastor of The Moody Church, teaches at Wheaton College, and serves as executive director of the Billy Graham Center and a regional director of Lausanne North America. Ed and his wife, Donna, have been married more than 25 years and have three daughters.
Discover new ways to show and share the love of Jesus to a broken and a hurting world. Join Ed Stetzer in an engaging discussion of todays cultural trends.