Greg Laurie is senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, with campuses in California and Hawaii. He began his pastoral ministry at the age of 19, leading a Bible study of 30 people. Today, Harvest is one of the largest churches in America. More than 5.6 million people have attended Laurie's Harvest Crusades since 1990, and more than 500,000 people have registered professions of faith through these outreaches. Laurie is the author of more than 70 books and his daily nationally syndicated radio program, A New Beginning, is broadcast on more than 1,000 radio outlets around the world. He and his wife, Cathe, have been married for over 40 years and have two sons and five grandchildren.
Ellen Vaughn is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and inspirational speaker who has written or co-written more than 20 books. Former vice president of executive communications for Prison Fellowship, she collaborated with Chuck Colson on a number of his seminal works. A senior fellow for the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, she also serves on the board of directors for International Cooperating Ministries. Vaughn and her husband, Lee, live in northern Virginia. They have three grown children and two enthusiastic but clueless dogs.