Dr. Joseph M. Stowell serves as President of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is an internationally-recognized conference speaker and has written numerous books including The Trouble with Jesus, Following Christ, Simply Jesus and You, and Radical Reliance.
Joseph also works with RBC Ministries in Grand Rapids, partnering in media productions. His web ministry, Strength for the Journey, features daily devotionals, weekly messages and commentary, downloadable Bible study curriculum, and an audio library of his most requested messages. He serves on the board of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and has a distinguished career in higher education and church leadership. From 1987-2005, he served as the president of Moody Bible Institute, and as teaching pastor at the 10,000-member Harvest Bible Chapel in suburban Chicago from 2005 to early 2008 prior to assuming the presidency at Cornerstone University.
Joseph is a graduate of Cedarville University and Dallas Theological Seminary and was honored with a doctor of divinity degree from The Master's College in 1987. He and his wife, Martie, have three adult children.