Larry Kreider reflects on his life journey—from chicken farmer to missionary to church planter—and the many leadership lessons he has learned along the way. In today’s episode, Larry explains what it means to be a spiritual parent who champions the next generation, the practicalities of discipling new believers, and the difference the baptism of the Holy Spirit made in his ministry.

Today, with over 50 years of experience in leadership, Larry serves as the director and founder of DOVE International, a worldwide network of churches and ministries, and is the author of more than 40 books. 

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