As an apostle and overseer of Crusaders Ministries in Chicago, Illinois, John Eckhardt uses his apostolic calling to minister throughout the United States and overseas to more than forty other nations. He is the founder of the IMPACT Network (International Ministries of Prophetic and Apostolic Churches Together), founder of the Apostolic Institute of Ministry, and a faculty member at the Wagner Leadership Institute. Eckhardt is a well-known speaker and has authored more than twenty books. Daily he produces a radio broadcast and weekly he produces a television program, Perfecting the Saints. He and his wife, Wanda, reside in the Chicago area with their five children.