Dr. Scott Morris
Rev. Scott Morris, MD is a leading voice in the rising faith and health movement. He is founder and CEO of the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tennessee, the largest faith-based healthcare ministry of its type. For more than 25 years he has spurred ecumenical and interfaith support among 200 congregations to provide quality healthcare to the uninsured population of Memphis working in low-wage jobs. The Church Health Center seeks to reclaim the Church's biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits. Long recognized as a national model for serving the uninsured, the Center has spent years connecting people of faith and their congregations with quality health resources and educational experiences.
Rev. Dr. John Kilzer
Earned MA in English & was full-time instructor at Memphis State, teaching Modern Literature & Basic Composition.
Signed recording deal in 1987. First recording, Memory in the Making, had a top-10 song, Red Blue Jeans. Did MTV video, traveled with the Moody Blues & Little Feat, then Europe with the Canadian band Tragically Hip. Second recording, Busman’s Holiday in 1992, followed by more touring. Signed a publishing deal in 1997, writing songs recorded by Rosanne Cash, Trace Adkins, Jimmy Davis, & Dobie Gray. Had a song used on "Melrose Place.”
Entered recovery in 2000. Earned MDiv from Memphis Theological Seminary in 2005. Pastor of two-point charge in Crockett County 2007-2009. Ordained in 2010. Began recovery ministry at St. John’s UMC in 2010. Director of Theology & Arts MTS in 2009. Awarded Ph.D. from Middlesex University in London, England in 2010.
Married to my love Stacey for 30 years.