Rev. Shane L. Bishop 2013 Bio
Shane L. Bishop was named a Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church in 2010 by The United Methodist Foundation for Evangelism. With his strengths of vision casting, preaching, passion, soul winning and leadership, Christ Church weekend worship attendance has increased from approximately 200 in 1996 to over 1,700 each weekend in 2012. His Bible-based sermons and passion for extending the church outreach to those in need “down the hall, around the corner and around the world” is matched by the commitment of those who attend Christ Church. The Illinois Great River Annual Conference recognized the growth and outreach of Christ Church with its 2002, 2007-2012 Awards for Church Growth and Evangelism for Large Churches.
A former history teacher and coach, Shane holds both graduate and undergraduate degrees from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. An Elder in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference, Shane graduated cum laude in 1992 from Candler School…
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