Paul Tripp is the president of Paul Tripp Ministries, a nonprofit organization, whose mission statement is “Connecting the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life.” This mission leads Paul to weekly speaking engagements around the world. In addition to being a gifted communicator and sought after conference speaker, Paul is Professor of Pastoral Life and Care at Redeemer Seminary in Texas as well as the Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Life and Care also in Texas. As an author, Paul has written many books on Christian Living that are read and distributed internationally. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife of many years Luella and has four grown children.
Eric Mason is founder and lead pastor of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and president of Thriving, an urban leadership development organization. He holds degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Eric’s multi-ethnic church embraces the unreached mission field of inner-city Philadelphia. His hope is to develop disciples that are able to minister in the culture and help new disciples grow in God’s Word and for His glory. Eric and his wife, Yvette, have two children.
J. D. Greear
J.D. Greear is the pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and author of several books. The Summit church has grown from 300 attendees to nearly 10,000 as J.D. has been the pastor, making it one of the fasting growing churches in America. J.D. and The Summit Church have a bold vision to plant one thousand new churches by 2050. J.D. and his wife Veronica have four kids.
Ryan Kwon is originally from Los Angeles. He moved to the Bay Area to serve as a teaching pastor at a local church. It was there that he began to envision a gospel centered church that would benefit the city physically, socially, and spiritually. He led a small group of people with the same vision to launch Resonate, the church he currently pastors. Ryan is a graduate of Talbot School of Theology. In his free time, he loves to watch college basketball and football, UFC, and hang out with his wife and three children. He loves to be outdoors, but when it’s too cold to surf or ride his bike, he likes to eat.
Jeff Louie is an associate professor at Western Seminary in Santa Clara and pastor at The Spectrum Church. He received a Th. M. and Ph.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary. He has over 25 years of pastoral ministry including 19 years at Sunset Chinese Church, San Francisco that grew from a few hundred to over 1000 people during his time. He is a founding member of The Gospel Coalition along with Tim Keller. He is passionate about gospel centered transformation, training and multicultural church planting. Apart from preaching and teaching he also helps in strategic leadership. He can also be found running half-marathons.