Ravi Zacharias has spent the past 46 years commending the Christian faith and addressing life’s great existential questions of origin, meaning, morality, and destiny with eloquence and grace. He fully believes the truth of Jesus Christ can endure the toughest critiques and philosophical attacks. He has authored or edited over 25 books in the fields of theology, apologetics, comparative religion, and philosophy. Zacharias and his wife, Margie, have been married for 45 years and have three grown children.
John Bevere and his wife Lisa are the founders of Messenger International. A minister and best-selling author, John delivers messages of uncompromising truth with boldness and passion. His desire is to support the local church and resource leaders regardless of location, language, or financial position. To this end, his resources have been translated into over 100 languages, and millions of copies have been given to pastors and leaders worldwide. When he’s home, John tries to convince Lisa to take up golf and spends time with his four sons, daughters-in-law, and grandbabies.
Lisa Bevere has spent nearly three decades empowering women of all ages to find their identity and purpose. She is a New York Times bestselling author and internationally known speaker. Her books, which include Adamant, Lioness Arising, Girls with Swords, and Without Rival, are in the hands of millions worldwide. Lisa and her husband, John, are the founders of Messenger International, an organization committed to developing uncompromising followers of Christ who transform their world. Messenger International has given away nearly 20 million resources in 106 languages.
Chris Durso is the Senior Associate Pastor at Christ Tabernacle in Queens, NY. He is the creative architect of the misfit movement, a local youth ministry that has had global impact. For 10 years he passionately led the next generation ministries called Misfit NYC. Chris ,with his wife Yahris, reside in Long Island with their two children, Dylan and Chloe. They are committed to seeking the presence of God and helping others encounter Him. Their passion for bringing the Gospel to all generations is best explained by Romans 12:1-2 (The Message).