Paul Borden, is Executive Minister of Growing Healthy Churches (formerly American Baptist Churches of the West) and is in demand nationally as a church consultant. Direct Hit is the second Abingdon publication by Borden, whose first book, Hit the Bullseye, has sold 11,000 copies.
Paul spent several decades preparing for his current work in both ministry and education leadership. In the past 30 years, Paul has served as a Church Growth Consultant for American Baptist Churches of the West (San Ramon, CA); Executive Director of the Teaching Church Network (Minneapolis, MN); Director of Church Consulting for the Evangelical Free Church of America (Denver, CO); Director of the Doctor of Ministry program, Associate Professor of Homiletics (tenured), Executive Vice President, Academic Dean, and acting CEO at Denver Seminary (Denver, CO); Executive Minister / Co-Pastor at Bear Valley Church (Denver, CO); Academic Dean, Professor of Bible and Theology at Western Bible College (Now Colorado Christian University) (Lakewood, CO); and Pastor of Bible Baptist Church (Trenton, NJ).
Paul’s degrees include a Ph.D. from University of Denver (Higher Education Administration); Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary; and a B.S. from Philadelphia College of Bible. He is the father of two innovative children and grandfather to four marvelous girls.