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J. D. Greear

The Power of Prayer and the Problem of Pride, Part 2

December 1, 2022

Though he served God throughout most of his reign, the end of King Hezekiah’s life shows you how easy it is to receive God’s blessings and then make them all about you. Pastor J.D. teaches in this message how to leverage your successes, health, and resources for God’s mission so that yours is a life of faithful obedience.

He Is Here: 25 Devotions for Advent

He Is Here: 25 Devotions for Advent

Request He Is Here: 25 Devotions for Advent as featured on Summit Life Radio, as our way of saying thank you for your donation of $35 or more. We’re praying that this guide would help you anticipate the King this Christmas–so that you would not only understand but also feel the thrill of hope that accompanies the name “Emmanuel,” God with us!

About Summit Life

We believe the gospel is a deep well of transformative grace – and we’ll never find the bottom.


We know life with Jesus extends beyond Sunday mornings. That’s why providing daily broadcasts, honest podcasts, insightful blogs, and challenging books are all part of J.D.’s ministry as a pastor – and as a believer. At the end of the day, we want you to be drawn deeper into the gospel and to fall more in love with Jesus.

About J. D. Greear

J.D. Greear is the pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. Under Pastor J.D.’s leadership, the Summit has grown from a plateaued church of 300 to one of over 10,000. Pastor J.D. has led the Summit in a bold vision to plant one thousand new churches by the year 2050.


Pastor J.D. Greear has authored several books, including Above All (2019), Not God Enough (2018), Gaining by Losing (2015), Gospel (2011), Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart (2013), and Jesus, Continued… (2014). Summit Life with J.D. Greear is a daily, half hour radio broadcast featuring the teaching of Pastor J.D.


Pastor J.D. completed his Ph.D. in Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently serves as the 62nd president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Pastor J.D. and his wife Veronica are raising four awesome kids: Kharis, Alethia, Ryah, and Adon.