We invited two guest preachers from our past to share their unique perspectives on God's faithfulness to our congregation.
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Dr. Harry Shields' bio
Dr. Harry Shields served as an elder and interim preacher at GEBC from 1993-1995, while a part of the Pastoral Studies faculty at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Later, he served as the Senior Pastor of Calvary Bible Church in Neenah, Wisconsin (2001-2013). Today, he continues to serve as an adjunct professor at the Moody Theological Seminary and Graduate School. Dr. Shields earned his Th. M from Dallas Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry degree from Trinity International University. He is a frequent speaker at marriage and family conferences, as well as Christian life conferences. He has also been a radio host on the MBN program, OPEN LINE. Dr. Shields is the author of a number of publications and the co-author of the book, Caring for Souls. He is also a contributor to Preaching and Spiritual Formation and the Moody Bible Commentary. He and his wife, Carol, have two married sons and three grandchildren.
Pastor Gary Gulbranson's bio
Pastor Gary Gulbranson has been the senior pastor at Westminster Chapel since 1993, previously serving as senior pastor of Glen Ellyn Bible Church for 10 years (1983-1993). Over the years, he has ministered on radio and television, and has been a speaker for many international conferences. Pastor Gary and his wife, Jorie, have been married 36 years and are the parents of two daughters. Their oldest daughter, Marci Gulbranson Moore, passed away very suddenly from unknown causes in 1998. God has given them a platform to help many others through their own experience of grief and loss. Their youngest daughter, Marisa, is married to Scott Gronholz, and they have two children. Pastor Gary is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute; Trinity College, Deerfield, IL.; Denver Seminary, (M.Div.); and Loyola University (Ed.D.). He has served on the boards of Greater Europe Mission, Youth for Christ, Leadership Design Group, Seattle Assoc. of Theological Education, and Denver Seminary.