Dr. Bruce Wilkinson is the founder and chairman of The Exponential Group, a company with the goal of utilizing the world’s resources to support faith-based organizations. He also serves as the founder and chairman of Teach Every Nation, a mission to provide innovative, practical and culturally relevant training for pastors and leaders in the southern hemisphere. In 1976, Dr. Wilkinson established Walk Thru the Bible, a Christian evangelical organization, and in 1998, he launched and led WorldTeach, which has recruited and trained leaders from every walk and sector to conduct life skills courses. Dr. Wilkinson earned his bachelor’s degree in theology from Northeastern Bible College, his master’s degree in theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, and his doctorate of divinity from the Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. He is widely known for his best-selling book, The Prayer of Jabez. Dr. Wilkinson and his wife, Darlene, have three adult children and 12 grandchildren.