Dr. Shane Stanford is the Senior Pastor of Christ Church in Memphis, TN. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor of Practical Theology at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is also the President/CEO and Founder of Jericho Springs Resources. A former church planter, Shane is the author of 15 books as well as numerous articles and curricula. He is the co-host of Abingdon Press' Covenant Bible Study, used now in over 1,000 churches nationwide. Shane is co-host (with Dr. Maxie Dunnam) of 'We Believe in Memphis', 30-minute TV program matching issues of faith and everyday life. He is also the primary teacher for 'You Matter', a 30 minute TV program sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ throughout the Mid-South area. Shane is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi (B.A. cum laude) and Duke University (M.Div.). In 2014, Asbury Theological Seminary awarded Shane a doctorate (D.D.) for his years of faithful and innovative ministry. Along with Dr. Maxie Dunnam, Shane has been responsible for the creation and development of several important ministry endeavors over the past several years in Memphis-including the founding of Asbury-Memphis at Christ Church and the Mosaic Program for Mental Health Care for the Under-resourced. Shane is married to his high-school sweetheart, Dr. Pokey Stanford, and they are the parents of three daughters, Sarai Grace (18), Juli Anna (15), and Emma Leigh (11). The Stanfords live in Germantown, TN.