Dr. J.D. Greear pastors The Summit Church in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Under J.D's leadership, The Summit has grown from 300 to over 10,000 in attendance each Sunday. In the last ten years, The Summit has sent out more than 650 people to serve on church planting teams, both domestically and internationally. J.D. completed his Ph.D. at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary writing on the correlations between early church presentations of the gospel and Islamic theology. He has authored a number of publications, including Gospel and Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart. He lives in Raleigh with his wife, Veronica, and their four children.