Terry Linhart is a strategist who encourages and helps others be better and more effective in their Christian ministry leadership. He has become an experienced and credible voice in the field of Christian ministry and leadership. He is author, speaker, researcher/consultant, and is Professor of Christian Ministries at Bethel College in South Bend, Indiana.
For over 25 years, Terry has led and taught about topics related to Christian ministry and organizational oversight. He is particularly focused on developing young leaders for vocational careers in ministry. He draws on his research expertise (Ph.D., Purdue) to consult with and support numerous international ministry organizations. His speaking, teaching, research and writing have allowed him to become a global voice on a wide range of topics, which helped helped him be recognized on Twitter as one of the top 50 professors on leadership, strategy, and innovation. As a consultant, and trainer of consultants, Terry is known for his ability to pull people together for various purposes due to his friendly style and love for enjoying life together while working.
When not traveling, Terry can be found tending to his orchard, writing in a local coffee shop, grilling in the backyard, or watching sports (Cardinal baseball and Arsenal soccer). Terry lives near South Bend, Indiana with his wife Kelly and they have three grown children – Lauren, Jayson, and Sean.