is a native of Southern California, and
experienced the volatile days of the
counter-culture in the late 60's and
70's. Skip became a Christian in
1973, and in the 1980's started a home
Bible Study which eventually grew into
Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque.
In 1965, Chuck
Smith began his ministry at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa
California. From the beginning, Pastor Chuck welcomed
all, young and old, without judgment, placing his emphasis
on the teaching of the Word of God in a simple yet profound
way. Today Pastor Chuck's Bible teaching ministry
reaches thousands of people each week.
Calvary Chapel of
Philadelphia began in 1981 when Joe Focht started a
small Bible study in a catering hall. With a strong
emphasis on teaching God's Word verse by verse, the church
has grown to minister to many people each week
with a variety of outreaches and ministries.
is the founding pastor of Applegate Christian Fellowship and
a well-known speaker and author. Jon has a passion for
sharing the blessing of an intimate walk with Jesus and the
wonder of His grace.
McGee was born in Texas in 1904. After completing
his education he settles in Pasadena, California and he
pastored the Church of the Open Door in Los Angeles where he
served from 1949-1970. In 1967 he started
teaching his series of Thru the Bible, verse by verse, and
his ministry has continued since he was called home in 1988.