Bayless grew up in Southern California where, during his teenage years, he became involved in a lifestyle of drug and alcohol abuse. After years of searching for truth, and a number of near-death experiences, he found Jesus as his Saviour when a twelve-year-old boy shared the gospel with him.
Today, Bayless Conley pastors Cottonwood Church, a thriving church of 10,000 located in Orange County, California. His television broadcast, Answers with Bayless Conley, airs in over 100 nations worldwide. A frequent conference speaker, Bayless is known for his clear, practical presentation of the gospel. He consistently shares fresh insights that bring the powerful life-changing truth of God's Word into everyday life.
Wayne Cordeiro is the founding pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu. New Hope is also listed as one of the top ten most innovative churches in America with Outreach Magazine listing them as one of the "top five churches to learn from." New Hope has seen over 73,000 first time decisions in Hawaii since its inception 30 years ago. Wayne is a church planter at heart with over 124 churches planted in the Pacific Rim countries of the Philippines, Japan, Australia, Korea, Taiwan and Myanmar. He has also authored twelve books including the Life Journal, which is being used by thousands of churches worldwide and is bringing people back to the Word of God.