At The Present Future: Cultivating a Church for Tomorrow Today, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from women and men who have helped make fresh expressions of Church a growing worldwide phenomenon. We’re excited that Tod Bolsinger is joining as a featured speaker!
Tod Bolsinger is the Vice President and Chief of Leadership Formation at Fuller Seminary, as well as Associate Professor of Leadership Formation. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1993, Dr. Bolsinger served as senior pastor of San Clemente Presbyterian Church from 1997-2014. Prior to that, he served as associate pastor of discipleship and spiritual formation at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. With a Master of Divinity and a PhD in theology from Fuller Seminary, Tod has taught Master’s and Doctor of Ministry classes since 2001. Tod has extensive experience in executive coaching, marketplace, church, and nonprofit consulting, blogs on leadership formation (bolsinger.blogs.com).
Tod is also the author of THREE books:
Tod Bolsinger challenges Christians to rediscover the essential nature of God as a Triune community. By doing so, says Bolsinger, the church will recover its vitality as a truly life-transforming communion.
The three little words “I’m a Christian” often provoke reactions ranging from mild amusement to skeptical disbelief. Why? Because nearly everyone has met someone who preaches Jesus but doesn’t live like him.
Explorers Lewis and Clark had to adapt. While they had prepared to find a waterway to the Pacific Ocean, instead they found themselves in the Rocky Mountains. You too may feel that you are leading in a cultural context you were not expecting. You may even feel that your training holds you back more often than it carries you along.
Drawing from his extensive experience as a pastor and consultant, Tod Bolsinger brings decades of expertise in guiding churches and organizations through uncharted territory. He offers a combination of illuminating insights and practical tools to help you reimagine what effective leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.
If you’re going to scale the mountains of ministry, you need to leave behind canoes and find new navigational tools. Now expanded with a study guide, this book will set you on the right course to lead with confidence and courage.