Stephen Olford (1918 - 2004) was an internationally known minister, born in Zambia and serving churches in England and the United States. Often called Òthe preacherÕs preacher,Ó he influenced countless lives and pioneered the Encounter radio program and Olford Ministries International, both of which continue today.
David Olford is chairman of the board and president of Olford Ministries International and holds the Stephen Olford Chair of Preaching, named in his late father's honor, at Union University in Memphis, Tennessee. His books include The Secret of Soul Winning and Find Us Faithful: Leadership that Leaves a Legacy. He and his wife have two children.
Adrian Rogers (1931 - 2005) was one of America's most respected Bible teachers, communicating to millions through his Love Worth Finding radio and television ministry that continues today. He was also senior pastor of the 27,000-member Bellevue Baptist Church near Memphis, Tennessee, and authored such popular books as Unveiling the End Times in Our Time, What Every Christian Ought to Know, and The Incredible Power of Kingdom Authority.