Steve Gaines succeeded the late Dr. Adrian Rogers in 2005 as pastor of the Bellevue Baptist Church near Memphis, Tennessee. He holds degrees from Union University (B.S.) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div, Ph.D.). Gaines and his wife, Donna, have four children.
Dean Merrill has authored or coauthored twenty-six books including Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire and the New York Times bestseller In the Presence of My Enemies. He lives with his wife in