About The Grace Hour
One of Christian broadcasting's longest running interactive talk shows.
Each weekday listeners participate on the air with host Pastor John Love and others in lively discussions. Bible questions are answered and important spiritual themes are explored during the hour-long, live broadcast.
Host and Panel
John Love / host
Ordained in 1984, Pastor Love is a gifted speaker, a teacher, a spokesman, a master of ceremonies, and a comedian. Pastor Love has served as Youth Pastor for the ministry of Greater Grace World Outreach since 1983. He is also chaplain to the National Basketball Association's New York Knicks, conducting Bible studies and counseling athletes before and after their games. Pastor Love and his wife, Maureen, live near Baltimore and are the parents of two daughters and have two grandchildren.
Thomas Schaller / panelist
Pastor Schaller was named Presiding Elder and Overseeing Pastor of Greater Grace World Outreach in Baltimore in April 2005. At that point, he entered into a new phase of his calling that began when he came to Christ in 1971. In 1975, Pastor Schaller was a member of the first graduating class of Northeast School of the Bible in Maine. He has led teams and established churches and Bible colleges in Finland and Hungary. He and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of two daughters, Bethany and Amy, and two sons, Justin and Kyle. They also have six grandchildren.
Steven Scibelli / panelist
Pastor Scibelli serves as the Vice President of the GGWO Board of Elders and as the Director of Missions for GGWO. In 1988, he led a 16-person team to Ghana that included his wife, Linda, and their two children. In 1996, he led a 12-person team to Uganda. Today, the Greater Grace work in Africa includes more than 200 churches in over 20 countries. Currently, he is a teacher at MBCS on discipleship, leadership, evangelism, and church planting and has traveled more than a million miles in his worldwide ministry. The Scibellis - the parents of one son and one daughter - live in Baltimore.
Bruce McM. Wright / panelist
A pastor for nearly 30 years, Pastor Wright established a church in Paterson, N.J., and later came to Baltimore to serve as President of Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He is currently serving as pastor in Havre de Grace, MD.
Steve Andrulonis / panelist, producer
Pastor Andrulonis entered full-time ministry in 2006 after spending more than 25 years as a journalist, including nearly 20 years with The Baltimore Sun newspaper. He got his start in radio in 1981, working as an announcer and engineer for a small Christian station in Towson, Md. He is now a Grace Hour producer, a Bible College teacher, and GGWO's editorial director. He and his wife, Jean Marie, live in Baltimore are parents of three children and have three grandchildren.
Leena Bridges / program manager
Matt Sliva / chief engineer
Sebastien Palmieri / sound engineer
Paul Nye / IT director
Istvan Pirger / web designer
Samuel Godbout / web designer
Ulla Larsson / operator
Angina Whipp / operator
History of Grace Hour
The Grace Hour represents a continuation of the pioneering radio ministry of the late Carl H. Stevens Jr. Pastor Stevens enjoyed ministering to radio listeners for nearly 40 years after becoming the full-time host of Telephone Time in the late 1960s. Telephone Time was one of the first Christian talk shows to be heard over the airwaves of North America. Pastor Stevens was also the founding pastor of Greater Grace World Outreach and received both the Lifetime Achievement and the Gold Angel Awards given by the Excellence in Media Foundation based in Hollywood, California.