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Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, IL, and chairman of the board for the Willow Creek Association. He is the best-selling author of more than twenty books, including The Power of a Whisper. Axiom, Holy DiscontentJust Walk Across the RoomThe Volunteer RevolutionCourageous Leadership, and classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious Christian

Hybels is known worldwide as an expert in equipping and training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities, through the local church. Bill received a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity College in Deerfield, IL. He and his wife, Lynne, have two children and two grandsons.

There’s a difference between seeing a vision and being seized by vision.

People don’t follow you unless they feel like you’re going someplace – nobody wants to follow a vision-less leader.