John Eckhardt is a much-sought-after conference speaker and the author of more than 35 books. Gifted with a strong apostolic call, he founded the International Ministries of Prophetic and Apostolic Churches Together (IMPACT) network and the Apostolic Institute of Ministry (AIM). Committed to training leaders in apostolic and prophetic ministry, he is also on the faculty of the Wagner Leadership Institute. Eckhardt, who has ministered in more than 80 nations, is overseer of Crusaders Church Chicago based in Chicago, Illinois. He and his wife, Wanda, have five children and reside in the Chicago area.