Terry Linhart (Ph.D., Purdue) is a researcher and author who serves as the Executive Director of Bethel University's Extension Studies. This innovative educational model integrates cost-effective instruction with practical leadership training nationwide. Terry is the author of The Self-Aware Leader (IVP) and editor of the best-selling textbook Teaching the Next Generation (Baker Academic).

In addition to his academic endeavors, Terry is the founder and CEO of The Arbor Research Group, a leading faith-based research agency in the United States, renowned for its contributions to major Christian organizations and regularly highlighted in various media outlets.

Terry and his wife, Kelly, own and operate various businesses, including Visiting Angels, Thrum LLC, and Sanctuary Getaways LLC.

When not traveling or exploring the outdoors, Terry can be found biking local bike paths, grilling in his backyard, and enjoying family time. Terry lives near South Bend, Indiana with his wife Kelly and they have three married adult children… and five adorable grandchildren.