Carter, Greg

Greg Carter

Church Consultant, Future Missionaries

Greg Carter served 24 years as the pastor of global engagement at Liberty Bible Church in Chesterton, IN. In 2010 he wrote Skills, Knowledge, Character: A Church-Based Approach to Missionary Candidate Preparation, and Stones in the Path; and is a contributing author to Pipeline: Engaging the Church in Missionary Mobilization. He is the principal of the church consulting firm, Future Missionaries. He has an M.Div. in Missions and Evangelism from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL.

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