JAKE MCCANDLESS is founder and executive director of Stand Firm and a church planter in Northwest Arkansas. He holds a B.A. in Bible and Pastoral Studies from Central Baptist College, and an Advanced Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jake’s heart is that believers would be spiritually prepared for the challenges today and those in the future. Through Stand Firm’s family initiative, Jake is helping families have a faith that last and prepare for the last days through his speaking and writing, including Stand Firm Parents Podcast, Stand Firm Parents Blog, his weekly live streaming program Stand Firm 360, and his books such as the award-winning Spiritual Prepper and Invincible and For Uncertain Times. His latest book is Jesus and His White Horse.