Paul Jensen is the Founder and Executive Director of The Leadership Institute. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Leadership and Christian Formation and Spirituality in Contemporary Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary. He has served on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ and pioneered campus ministries and trained campus chaplains for the Adventist Church. Paul was a graduate visiting student under N. T. Wright at Oxford University and he completed a Ph.D. at Fuller Seminary’s School of Intercultural Studies under Wilbert R. Shenk and Richard V. Peace. He is the author of Subversive Spirituality: Transforming Mission through the Collapse of Space and Time (Pickwick Publishers 2009) based on his Ph.D. work and articles on spirituality and discipleship including forthcoming entries in Blackwell’s Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization and Zondervan’s Encyclopedia of Christian Spirituality.
Alan Fadling is Executive Director of the Journey and author of An Unhurried Life: Following Jesus’ Rhythms of Work and Rest (InterVarsity Press 2013). His blog, “Notes from my Unhurried Journey” shares insights into spiritual formation, leadership development and spiritual direction. He is certified as a spiritual director by the Pecos Benedictine Abbey, and has 20 years of experience in leading spiritual retreats. Alan is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, where he has served as an Adjunct Faculty member. He serves on the board of the Spiritual Formation Alliance and is section editor of “Honesty in the Journey” for Conversations Journal. He has been a member of the Leadership Institute faculty since 1993.
Chuck Miller is author of “The Spiritual Formation of Leaders” (Xulon 2007), and has developed the Discipling Ministry Seminar which he has taught throughout the country and overseas. He has served as a college pastor, youth pastor, senior pastor and has planted two churches. He has authored several other books including “Now That I’m a Christian.” Chuck has been an Adjunct Professor at Azusa Pacific University and Fuller Theological Seminary, and has a Doctorate in Education from Pepperdine University.
Jon Byron serves as Pastor of Spiritual Direction at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, CA. He also ministers nationally and internationally through concerts, teaching and evangelizing. He has written and produced several records including his most recent recording “This Heart of Mine.” He has performed at the National Youth Workers Convention on a number of occasions. Jon is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary.
Wayne Anderson (1940-2008) was Founder and Director of Centering Ministries. His ministry focused on enabling believers to discover intimacy and renewal in their relationship with Jesus Christ through a fresh apprehension of grace and the practice of spiritual disciplines. Wayne served as a pastor and church planter (Westgate Church in Boston). In addition, he led the Park Street Congregational Church college ministry to hundreds of students in the Boston Area. Wayne graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary. We have made a few recordings of his Journey presentations available here.