John Eckhardt is overseer of Crusaders Ministries, in Chicago, Illinois. Gifted with a strong apostolic anointing, he has ministered throughout the United States and in more than eighty nations. He is a sought-after international conference speaker and has authored more than twenty books, including Prayers That Rout Demons; Prayers That Break Curses; Prophet, Arise!; and God Still Speaks. He also produces a weekly television program, Perfecting the Saints. Eckhardt resides in the Chicago area with his wife, Wanda.