The Squad


Ernest Cleo Grant, II


Ernest Cleo Grant, II is an inner city missionary with a heart for the urban context. He’s served as the Connections Pastor at Epiphany Fellowship of Camden for the past 5 years, and his role focuses on community outreach, civic engagement, the assimilation of new converts & disenfranchised Christians into the life and mission of the church, and discovering new & innovative ways to reach people in his city for Jesus. He graduated with a degree in Earth Science from Kean University and worked at a large Environmental Investigation/Remediation firm before completing his Master’s at Reformed Theological Seminary (D.C). He’s currently pursuing his Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership at Richard Stockton University and is  privileged to be married to the love of his life, Sarah. The two have a beautiful baby girl named Amaela Folasade. His articles have been featured in The Courier Post, Christianity Today, Desiring God, RAAN, and other publications.


Charles Banks

General Editor

Charles (Chuck) Banks is a Master of Divinity candidate at Biblical Theological Seminary. He is a member of Epiphany Fellowship Camden and is a Public Affairs Officer in the US Navy Reserve. He’s happily married to his college sweetheart, Mrs. Ebony Banks. Together, and by God’s grace, they are raising Charles (III), Chase, and Zahra. Chuck is passionate about family, theology, philosophy, and culture, and is particularly excited about how they intersect at the cross of Christ.