Dr. Larry Gilbert is founder and chairman of Ephesians Four Ministries, parent organization of Church Growth Institute. He is a published author, a seminar speaker, a contributing editor with Strategies for Todays Leaders magazine, and has served as visiting professor at the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and Mid-America Theological Seminary. Larry and his wife, Mary Lou, reside in Maryland and have a daughter and two sons, and a grandaughter.
Cindy Spear is administrator and resource development director for Church Growth Institute. She is a published author with 20 years experience in the editorial and publishing field. She previously served as coordinating editor for Fundamentalist Journal, a monthly magazine. She enjoys serving in womens ministry, where she taught for nine years and is currently a care group leader.