In 1999, Gunnar Johnson was a frustrated entrepreneur owing $88,000 in consumer debt and headed fast toward a financial cliff.
At 24, Charles Jenkins took up the pastoral reins of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church (Fellowship Chicago) following the retirement in December 2000 of its legendary founding pastor the Rev. Clay Evans, who served the church for 50 years.
For the first 35 years of his life, Sutton Turner worshiped many things — toys, money, cars, career, real estate.
The CE Interview: Tim Harlow, Senior Pastor, Parkview Christian Church, Orland Park, IL
“Surprisingly smooth” is how Rob Cizek — executive pastor and an Emmy Awards-winning TV news director — describes his transition from the newsroom to the church world.
Larry Brey was a college professor and director of sports medicine at Gardner-Webb University
Scott Anderson started attending Eagle Brook Church (EBC)
Colette Rice was a civil servant for the federal government for 27 years
The CE Interview: Sam S. Rainer III, Senior Pastor