Dr. Gerald Hiestand is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park (Chicago), and served as the Executive Director of the Center for Pastor Theologians from 2006-2019. He now serves as the CPT’s board chair. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in theology, and a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Reading. Gerald has written and edited a number books, including The Pastor Theologian (Zondervan), Becoming a Pastor Theologian (IVP Academic), Beauty, Order and Mystery (IVP Academic), and Justification (Baker Academic, forthcoming). He is also the general editor of the CPT’s Bulletin of Ecclesial Theology.