Mary Schaller is co-chair and catalyst for Explore God Chicago. After founding three technology-related business ventures in Silicon Valley and the Boston high-tech corridor, Mary turned her attention to ministry in 1999, becoming a minister of small groups at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. In 2006 she graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. She is the author of How to Start a Q Place and the coauthor of The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversations book. Mary and her husband, Paul have three adult children and four grandchildren and live in the Chicago area.
Keith Gordon is the organizing pastor & church planter of Love of Christ and the urban catalyst for Explore God Chicago. Keith is a product of the Chicago’s southside communities and public school system. He serves as the Chairman of EVANGELISM for the Illinois Missionary Baptist State Convention. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management. A graduate of Moody Theological Seminary & Graduate School of Chicago with a Master’s Degree in Urban Ministry. An Urban Scholar recipient at Wheaton College and is completing a Master’s Degree in Evangelism and Leadership. He and his wife Latricia have three children, Stephen, Grace & James.
Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., is Dean of the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches; trained pastors and church planters on six continents; earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates; and he has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He is Regional Director for Lausanne North America, is the Editor-in-Chief of Outreach Magazine, and regularly writes for news outlets such as USA Today and CNN. He serves at his local church, Highpoint Church, as a teaching pastor. Ed and his wife Donna have been married for more than 35 years and are the parents of 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.