Michael Frost is an internationally recognized Australian missiologist and one of the leading voices in the missional church movement. His books are required reading in colleges and seminaries around the world and he is much sought after as an international conference speaker.
Dr. Frost has been the founding Director of the Tinsley Institute, a mission study center located at Morling College in Sydney, Australia, since 1999. He is also an adjunct professor with Asbury Seminary and Northern Seminary in the United States.
He is the author or editor of sixteen theological books, the most recent of which are the popular and award-winning, The Shaping of Things to Come (2003), Exiles (2006), The Road to Missional (2011) and Surprise the World! (2016). These books explore a missional framework for the church in a postmodern era. Frost’s work has been translated into German, Korean, Swedish, Portuguese and Spanish. Their popularity has seen him regularly speaking at conferences across the US, the UK and Europe, and as far afield as Nairobi, Rio de Janeiro and Moscow.
He was one of the founders of the Forge Mission Training Network and the founder of the missional Christian community, Small Boat Big Sea, based in Manly in Sydney. He was the weekly religion columnist for The Manly Daily for over a decade and helped establish Action Against Poverty, a localized micro-financing agency, linking the cities of Manly and Manado, an impoverished Indonesian community. He was instrumental in launching Street Pastors Manly, a church-based initiative aimed at curbing alcohol-related violence.
He lives in Manly with his wife Carolyn.
Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair for Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College. Ed also serves as the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton, and as chair of the Evangelism and Ed is a prolific author, and well-known conference speaker. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has written a dozen books and hundreds of articles.
Stetzer is a contributing editor for Christianity Today, a columnist for Outreach Magazine, and is frequently cited or interviewed in news outlets such as USAToday and CNN. He is also the Executive Editor of The Gospel Project, which is used by over 1 million individuals each week.
As of fall 2015, Stetzer co-hosts BreakPoint This Week, a radio broadcast that airs on over 400 media outlets.
He also serves the teaching pastor at Christ Fellowship, a multi-cultural mega church in Miami, Florida.
Ed is the author and co-author of sixteen books, the most recent is Transformational Groups with Eric Geiger (2014).
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