|Contributor(s)||Tommy Barnett, Jill Briscoe, Nancie Carmichael, Jack Hayford, Gordon MacDonald, John C. Maxwell, J. I. Packer, Dr. Charles F. Stanley, Dr. John Trent, Sheila Walsh|
|About the Contributor(s)||Tommy Barnett
Tommy Barnett is pastor of Phoenix First Assembly, one of the three largest congregations in America, a popular communicator, and the founder of the Los Angeles International Church (known as The Dream Center), an inner-city ministry reaching more than 20,000 people a week. Pastor Barnett lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
Nancie Carmichael and her husband, Bill, published such well-known magazines as Virtue and Christian Parenting Today for twenty years. Together they have written several books, and they regularly lead family seminars throughout North America. Nancie was recently awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Western Baptist College, Salem, Oregon, for her ministry and service. She is also a much-sought-after conference speaker.
Dr. Jack Hayford is the founder and Chancellor of The King’s University, and founding pastor of The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California, where he served as senior pastor for more than three decades. Since becoming pastor emeritus, this “pastor to pastors” has focused his efforts on issues of church leadership and pastoral ministry through the Jack W. Hayford School of Pastoral Nurture. Pastor Hayford has penned more than 50 books and composed 500 hymns and choruses.
Gordon MacDonald has been a pastor and author for more than fifty years. He serves as Chancellor at Denver Seminary, as editor-at-large for Leadership Journal, and as a speaker at leadership conferences around the world. His books include Building Below the Waterline, Who Stole My Church, A Resilient Life, and Ordering Your Private World. Gordon and his wife, Gail, live in New Hampshire.
John C. Maxwell
John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 24 million books in fifty languages. Maxwell was identified as the most popular leadership expert in the world by Inc. magazine in 2014. He is the founder of the John Maxwell Company, the John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP. He can be followed at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell. For more information visit JohnMaxwell.com.
J. I. Packer
J. I. Packer is a professor of history and systematic theology at Regent College in Vancouver, Canada.
Dr. Charles F. Stanley
Dr. Charles Stanley is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta. He is the founder and president of In Touch® Ministries. His bestselling books include The Source of My Strength and How to Listen to God.
Dr. John Trent
Dr. John Trent is president of StrongFamilies.com and founder of The Institute for the Blessing at Barclay College. John is a sought-after speaker and an award-winning author of more than twenty books, including six books for children. He has been a featured guest on numerous radio and television programs and leads The Blessing Challenge, a joint partnership with Focus on the Family and StrongFamilies.com. John and his wife, Cindy, have two grown daughters, Kari and Laura.
Sheila Walsh, Women of Faith® speaker, is the author of the award-winning Gigi, God's Little Princess® series, God Loves Broken People, The Shelter of God's Promises, and a novel, Sweet Sanctuary. Sheila lives in Frisco, Texas, with her husband, Barry, and son, Christian.
|Release Date||Jul 15, 2008|