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Dr. Roger Barrier, founder of Preach It, Teach It, is a well-known author and sought-after conference speaker. Roger has taught thousands of pastors, missionaries, and Christian leaders in 32 countries worldwide. He is the featured pastor of "Ask Roger: Ask a Pastor" on Crosswalk.com, the largest Christian website in the country. He partnered with Intimate Life Ministries and also regularly teaches national leaders for CRU and various other mission organizations. Dr. Barrier began preaching at the age of 13, and he shares his 3,000+ sermons with you on Preach It, Teach It. Preach It, Teach It currently has eight million visits in 221 countries and territories. His compelling teaching style is one-of-a-kind, combining a solid Biblical foundation with culturally relevant application, engaging illustrations, and astute scholarship. Casas Church is where Roger has served throughout his thirty-seven-year career, is a megachurch known for a well-integrated, multi-generational ministry. The value of including new generations is deeply ingrained throughout Casas to help the church move strongly right through the twenty-first century and beyond. Dr. Barrier holds degrees from Baylor University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Golden Gate Seminary in Greek, religion, theology, and pastoral care. He was recently honored as distinguished alumni by Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. His popular book, Listening to the Voice of God, published by Bethany House, is in its second printing and is available in Thai and Portuguese. His current book, Got Guts, Get Godly, is translated into Russian, Spanish and Urdu. Dr. Barrier has also written a number of journal articles and was a contributing author of The Kingdom and the Power. Roger is an avid student of astrophysics, genetics, and neuroscience, which adds to the depth of his biblical knowledge and exposition. The Barriers have two daughters, Brianna and Bronwyn.