Shane Stanford is a teacher, speaker and author committed to connecting people in significant relationships with Christ and each other. He is the Senior Pastor of Christ UMC in Memphis, TN– a congregation committed to sharing God’s love, truth and grace through Biblical teaching, small groups and serving. He is also the co-host of “We Believe in Memphis”, a 30 minute interview, TV program at the crossroads of faith and everyday issues.
Shane is also the author of 13 books including When God Disappears (Regal), A Positive Life (Zondervan), and The CURE for the Chronic Life (co-authored with Deanna Favre), and The Five Stones (with Brad Martin) (Abingdon Press).
Shane is married to Dr. Pokey Stanford. They are the parents of three daughters, Sarai Grace, Juli Anna and Emma Leigh.
Day 1 of 3: Life comes with choices.
Day 2 of 3: Back in the 80's, AIDS was a death sentence.
Day 3 of 3: Life in the pastorate was all-consuming, but rewarding.