OT Narrative
NOVEMBER 8-10, 2017
James Seward is Senior Pastor of Maple Avenue Baptist Church. Before that, he served as Associate Pastor at the First Baptist Church of Lindale, Texas. James completed his undergraduate education at the University of Chicago, where he was also part of the founding core of Holy Trinity Church and served as a pastoral intern. He went on to complete a master's degree in the Biblical Exegesis program at Wheaton College where he also served on the pastoral staff of College Church under Kent Hughes. James has traveled to Vietnam to train pastors and has been involved with the Workshops on Biblical Exposition for more than 10 years.
James Seward

Old North Church
7105 Herbert Road
Canfield, OH 44406
(330) 533-6848

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Eric Thurston is the Director of Training for The Artizo Institute, a training program for those desiring to go into full-time ministry. He holds a degree in engineering and management from McMaster University and is a graduate of Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia where he was ordained as an Anglican minister. 

Eric Thurston

Nick Gatzke is the Senior Pastor of Old North Church in Canfield, Ohio. He also serves as a Visiting Professor of Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He earned a BA from Moody Bible Institute, an MDiv at Gordon-Conwell, and then a PhD in Homiletics from the London School of Theology. Before coming to Old North, Nick was the senior pastor of Osterville Baptist Church in Osterville, Massachusetts. He serves as the Vice President of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. Nick has published several articles and book reviews with the Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and the 9 Marks Journal.

Nick Gatzke