Hugh is an author, the founder of Missio & US Director of Forge America. He speaks extensively across the country encouraging and equipping pastors in incarnational ministry and missional leadership.
Hugh Halter lives in Denver with his wife Cheryl, a realtor, on a small urban ranch, with two horses, two chickens, and an assortment of other creatures.
Hugh has three children, two daughers Alli and McKenna who both attend college in Iowa. After 25 years of living at home, their son Ryan who has struggled with epilepsy since birth, now lives in Beverly Farms, an assisted living center in Illinois for adults with disabilities.
Tom has been in pastoral ministry for almost forty years. He received his formal education at Biola University and Talbot Theological Seminary.
For the past thirty-two years he has been the Senior Pastor and primary teacher at the High Desert Church of Victorville in Southern California. During that time, the church has grown from 125 to over 12,000; from one campus to four; and has been featured in a number of publications including the New York Times.
He is the author of the books, 8 to 15, The World is Smaller Than You Think and Common Sense Is the New Brilliance. Tom and his wife, Sheryl, have been married for thirty-six years. They have three grown children and eight grandchildren.