Ernest Gray, Jr. is the Senior Pastor of Keystone Baptist Church located in the West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, and the Spiritual Care Director of the Lawndale Christian Health Center. He is a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Pastoral Ministries, and a graduate of Wheaton College with a Master’s Degree in Biblical Exegesis. He completed his PhD coursework at McMaster Divinity College and is currently completing his thesis within the corpus of 1 Peter. Dr. Gray has taught in undergraduate school of Moody in the areas of Hermeneutics, first year Greek Grammar, General Epistles, the Gospel of John and Senior Seminar. It is Dr. Gray’s hope to impact the African American church through scholarship. Teaching has been one way that God has blessed him to live this out.