Jim Wert

88x70_p22_WertWert  serves as moderator of the 2015 Assembly, is a ruling elder in Metro Atlanta Presbytery (MAP), and a founding member of Intown Community Church in Atlanta. Wert grew up in North Carolina and came to faith under the Rev. John Neville, Jr., one of the PCA’s early fathers. A graduate of University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Harvard Business School, Wert is the managing director of Wert & Associates, a consulting firm focused on organizational direction and health. Wert also serves on the credentials and church-planting committees for MAP.

Tim Keller

Tim Keller is the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and the founder 88x70_p22_Kellerof Redeemer City to City church-planting network. Raised in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, Keller earned his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and his D.Min. from Westminster Theological Seminary. Prior to planting Redeemer Presbyterian Church in 1989, Keller served as a pastor in Hopewell, Virginia, worked as director of church planting for Mid-Atlantic Presbytery, and served as associate professor of preaching and director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Westminster Theological Seminary.

Keller is the author of numerous books, including “The Reason for God,” “The Prodigal God,” and “The Meaning of Marriage,” which he co-wrote with his wife, Kathy.

Thurman Williams

88x70_p22_WilliamsWilliams is the associate pastor of Grace & Peace Fellowship in St. Louis. He began his ministry career by serving on staff with Young Life. Williams then served as minister of outreach and youth at Faith Christian Fellowship (PCA) in Baltimore and pastor of New Song Community Church (PCA) in the Sandtown community of West Baltimore.

Williams earned his M.Div. degree from Chesapeake Theological Seminary and his D.Min. degree from Covenant Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Evie, have four children.