J.D. Greear is the pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. He completed his Ph.D. in theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is also a faculty member, writing on the correlations between early church presentations of the gospel and Islamic theology. Having lived and served among Muslims, he has a burden to see them, as well as every nation on earth, come to know and love the salvation of God in Christ. J.D and his wife Veronica live in Raleigh and are raising four ridiculously cute kids.