James Ford helps us understand that it is only when we suffer with Christ and are conformed to His death that we can know Him and the power of His resurrection.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 30 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.
Phil Shappard is the National Operations Manager for Moody Radio in Chicago. He first started in radio ministry at Moody Radio station WDLM which is located in the Quad Cities area of Northwest Illinois in the early 1980s, then moving to radio station WMBI in 1983. Departing Moody Radio for a few years of education he returned to Moody Radio to oversee the Moody Radio Network national operations which, thirty years later, he still oversees. Phil’s passion is the preservation of Moody Radio’s rich radio heritage for future generations.