THE SUMMIT CHURCH IN DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
MAY 24-26, 2017
|K. Edward Copeland serves as pastor of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois. He earned a JD from the University of California and an MDiv from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California. He has taught for the National Baptist Convention of America, USA Inc. as well as district associations, conventions, and conferences throughout the nation and across denominational lines. He is author of Riding in the Second Chariot: A Guide for Associate Ministers. He also serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition.
|Chris Spano is the Senior Pastor at Trinity Community Church in Bowie, Maryland. Previously, he served as a Pastoral Resident at College Church in Wheaton, Illinois. Chris studied at Wheaton College where he earned a BA in Biblical and Theological Studies. He also studied at the Wheaton College Graduate School where he earned an MA in Biblical Exegesis and and MA in Theology. He has been involved with the Charles Simeon Trust since 2010.
|Jay Thomas is the Lead Pastor of Chapel Hill Bible Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A graduate of Wheaton College, Jay also earned an MDiv and ThM from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Jay was ordained at College Church in Wheaton, Illinois, in 2003 where he also served as the pastor of the college ministry before moving to Chapel Hill.