Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church (WCCC) in South Barrington, IL. It is considered one of the largest congregations in the country with an average weekly attendance of over 17,000. Bill Hybels’ name has become synonymous with the concept of “seeker-sensitive” services that was developed at WCCC. The “seeker-sensitive” concept has been promoted by Bill through the Willow Creek Association (WCA) that was formed in 1992 and now maintains a network of over 11,000 churches.
Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from Trinity College and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is married to Lynne, who is co-author of several books, and they have two adult children (Shauna and Todd).