Israel Galindo is professor of Christian Education at the Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA. He has written twelve books, including The Craft of Christian Teaching (Judson Press), and The Hidden Lives of Congregations, (Alban Institute) which was selected as one of the ?10 best books of 2005? by the Academy of Parish Clergy. Galindo is Executive Director of Educational Consultants (www.galindoconsultants.com). A frequent seminar and workshop presenter, he also serves on the faculty of the Leadership in Ministry Workshops, a clergy training program.