Meet Leith Anderson

Leith Anderson is the Senior Pastor of Wooddale Church in Minnesota. During the 21 years of his tenure with Wooddale, the church has relocated, changed it's name, built three buildings, and become a leader in church philosophy and programming. Sunday morning attendance at Wooddale currently averages several thousand.

Anderson is a graduate of Bradley University, Denver Seminary, and Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been a seminar teacher, conference speaker, and a leader on the boards of numerous Christian organizations. He travels extensively, speaking to leadership groups. Anderson is a nationally recognized expert on how churches must change not only to survive but to thrive in the next century.

Dying for Change, A Church for the 21st Century, and Winning the Values War are a few of the many books Anderson has published. In addition, he is a regular contributor to evangelical magazines. Anderson and his wife, Charleen, live in Minnesota, and have four children.

Information courtesy of Bethany House Publishers. Posted 6/2000

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