Pete Scazzero (MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) has received widespread recognition for building a large, multi-cultural, multi-racial church, with more than fifty-five nations represented, in America's most ethnically diverse neighborhood. In 1987, Pete and Geri Scazzero founded New Life Fellowship, a flagship congregation for an association of churches. Today the movement includes five different congregations across New York City (four in English, one in Spanish), and two overseas (Dominican Republic and Colombia). A graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv), he is presently a Doctor of Ministry student at Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a concentration in marriage and family. He is also the author of several highly successful Bible study guides, including Zondervan's Love: The Key to Healthy Relationships and New Life in Christ. Peter Scazzero es ampliamente reconocido por su obra en una gran iglesia multicultural y multirracial, cuyo origen estÃ¡ en mÃ¡s de 55 naciones, en una de las Ã¡reas Ã©tnicamente mÃ¡s diversas de los Estados Unidos. En 1987, Pete y Geri Scazzero fundaron la New Life Fellowship, una primera congregaciÃ³n de una asociaciÃ³n de iglesias. Hoy dÃa, el movimiento incluye a cinco distintas congregaciones de la ciudad de Nueva York (cuatro de habla inglesa y una de habla hispana) y tres en otros paÃses (RepÃºblica Dominicana y Colombia). Se graduÃ³ del Seminario TeolÃ³gico Gordon-Conwell y actualmente es estudiante del doctorado en Ministerio en el Seminario TeolÃ³gico Bautista del Este, con una especializaciÃ³n en matrimonio y familia.
Warren Bird (PhD, Fordham University) serves as a primary researcher and writer for Leadership Network and has more than ten years of church staff and of seminary teaching experience. He has collaboratively written twenty books, all on subjects of church health or church innovation. Warren and his wife live just outside of New York City.