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Jake McCandless

Executive Director of Stand Firm and lead pastor of Epic Church NWA in Springdale, AR and multiple award-winning author, Jake has a B.A. in Bible and Pastoral Studies from Central Baptist College, and an Advanced Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Former regular contributor to the Baptist Press and WND News with popular conservative voices such as Pat Buchanan, Ann Coulter, Ben Carson, Chuck Norris, Greg Laurie, Ben Shapiro, Joel Richardson, and others.  He has authored books such as the, award-winning Spiritual Prepper from WND Books. Award-winning devotional books, Invincible and For Uncertain Times, he authored the ground-breaking children’s book, Jesus and His White Horse from CrossLink Publishing.  He is also a regular guest on national and international radio and streaming web shows, along with hosting his weekly live streaming program Talking Stand Firm and weekly podcast Stand Firm Parents.

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