Jerry Rankin and his wife, Bobbye, spent twenty-three years as missionaries in Asia until he became International Mission Board president in 1993. He now leads the IMB with a vision of missionaries, churches, and volunteers partnering to take the gospel to all people. Rankin earned a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and his master of divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Rankins live in Richmond, Virginia.
Ed Stetzer is vice president of Research and Ministry Development at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee. His books include Planting Missional Churches and Breaking the Missional Code.