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Dr. Jim Scudder Jr. 

Dr. Jim Scudder Jr. serves as the Senior Pastor of Quentin Road Bible Baptist Church in Lake Zurich, Illinois and President of Dayspring Bible College & Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois. Pastor Jim was Director of Media Ministries for Victory in Grace television and radio for 10 years, and pastored a fundamental church in the west suburbs of Chicago for 5 years. In 2007 he returned to pastor alongside his father at QR as the Executive Pastor until he became Senior Pastor in the fall of 2016.  He is co-host of Victory in Grace - seen and heard internationally, and the author of Why Life Hurts, and his latest book, Evangelism Made Simple. Jim resides in Lake Zurich, Illinois with Karen, his wife of 28 years. He has 2 married daughters who serve in full-time ministry at QR with their                                            husbands.  He is the proud grandpa of one beautiful granddaughter.


Dr. James A. Scudder
Dr. James A. Scudder founded the Quentin Road Bible Baptist Church in Lake Zurich, Illinois 45 years ago. During this time, he also founded one of the nation’s largest Christian preschools and Dayspring Bible College & Seminary. Dr. Scudder is a popular author and Bible teacher. He is the host of the international television and radio broadcast, Victory In Grace. Dr. Scudder has authored over 12 books and his latest books include Finish Strong and Commentary on the Book of James. He and his wife Linda have been married for 46 years and reside in Key Largo, Florida. They have two children, four grandchildren, and are thrilled to be great grandparents to three precious girls.  

Dr. Phil Stringer
Dr. Phil Stringer is the Vice President of Church Relations at the Dayspring Bible College & Seminary.  He has been in full-time ministry for over 40 years and has served as a youth pastor, evangelist, college professor and administrator and president, and senior pastor.  He has spoken at over 400 churches, schools and colleges all over the world.  He is the author of many books and booklets including his latest, which he co-authored with Pastor Jim Scudder, Evangelism Made Simple. He has also written 22 college and high school course curriculums. He and his wife, Cindy, reside in Mundelein, Illinois.  Their son, Robbie, and his wife, Anna, have blessed them with a grandson, Andrew.


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