Serving as the Director of Asbury Seminary’s Church Planting Initiative and canon for church planting for the Diocese of the Carolinas, Winfield Bevins lives out daily his passion for equipping others to spread the gospel in their own contexts. As a seasoned practitioner, he has used his experience to train hundreds of leaders from diverse backgrounds on four different continents. He frequently speaks at conferences, churches, seminaries and retreats on a variety of topics. He is the author of several books, which have been featured in numerous places such as Christianity Today. As an author, he especially enjoys helping others connect to the roots of the Christian faith for spiritual formation and mission. As a follower of Christ, his primary ministry is as a devoted husband and father. He and his wife Kay, have three beautiful girls Elizabeth, Anna Belle, and Caroline. They currently reside in the Bluegrass state of Kentucky.