STAN TOLER is senior pastor of Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and hosts the television program "Mission Today." For the past ten years he has taught seminars for INJOY Group, a leadership development institute. Toler has written over 45 books, including his best-sellers' God Has Never Failed Me, But He's Sure Scared Me to Death a Few Times, The Five-Star Church and, his latest book, The Buzzards Are Circling, but God's Not Finished with Me Yet.
ELMER L. TOWNS is Vice President and Dean of the School of Religion at Liberty University, which he co-founded in 1971 with Jerry Falwell. He teaches the 2,000-member pastor's Sunday School class at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia. Dr. Towns is a Gold Medallion Award-winning author, and his books include Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough and How to Pray When You Don't Know What to Say. Elmer and his wife, Ruth, have three grown children.