Bolsinger_webTod Bolsinger is a senior fellow at the Max De Pree Center for Leadership and the Vice-President for Vocation and Formation and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. For seventeen years, he was the Senior Pastor of San Clemente Presbyterian Church in San Clemente, California after serving for ten years on the pastoral staff at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood.  He earned a Ph.D. in Theology and Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of three books, including Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory, and the Christianity Today Award of Merit recipient, It Takes a Church to Raise a Christian: How the community of God transforms lives. He blogs at http://bolsinger.blogs.com and speaks, consults and is an executive coach for corporate, non-profit, educational and church organizations in transformational leadership.

Tod is married to Beth, an executive coach, consultant and professional artist. They have two young-adult children, Brooks and Ali. An avid outdoor lover, if he hadn’t taken biology after lunch in high school, Tod would have been a National Park Ranger. When he retires, he is going to be a ski host who puts four people on every quad chair lift.