Reverend John Fanella has previously served as Pastor of Beulah Congregational Church in Beulah North Dakota, and Associate Pastor of Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He completed his theological study at Arizona College of the Bible and Wheaton Graduate School. He is the author, editor, or contributor of a dozen books including: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Made Easier to Read (P&R Publishers), The NIV Pastor’s Bible (Zondervan), Pastoral Ministry in the 21st Century (Group), and he played a key editorial role in the Dialogue of Faith Series (Waterbrook), and has written several hymns. He has also served as Chaplain of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Pastor John is married to Cheryl, and has three children.