Skip Heitzig is a speaker, author, and is the founder and senior pastor of Calvary of Albuquerque in New Mexico. He originally studied under Pastor Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California. Skip earned a D.D. and Ph.D from Trinity Southwest University. He hosts "The Connect," a daily radio and television broadcast, and is the author of numerous books, including Bloodline, Defying Normal, You Can Understand the Book of Revelation, and The Bible From 30 Thousand Feet. Skip also serves as a member of the board of directors at Samaritan's Purse. He and his wife, Lenya, reside in New Mexico and have one son, a daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.