Larry Hauder is a Mennonite pastor with nearly forty years of successful ministry experience. He began his vocation as a church planter, and the congregation he helped plant continues to thrive today. For fourteen years, Larry gave congregational oversight to thirty-five congregations. Since then, he has consulted with denominations across the theological spectrum. He brings a wealth of practical and time-tested wisdom to his writing about the local congregation and the pastors that serve them.