Mark Mittelberg, is a sought-after speaker, best-selling author, and leading strategist in evangelism and apologetics. His recent books include The Reason Why Faith Makes Sense and The Questions Christians Hope No One Will Ask (with answers).
He also co-authored The Unexpected Adventure with Lee Strobel and Becoming a Contagious Christian with Willow Creek Community Church senior pastor Bill Hybels, and he was a contributor to God Is Great, God Is Good: Why Believing in God Is Reasonable and Responsible, which was awarded the 2010 Christianity Today apologetics book of the year.
Mittelberg served for seven years as Willow Creek Community Church’s first director of evangelism and then for a decade on the leadership team of the Willow Creek Association before coming to Cherry Hills to co-direct The Institute. He holds a Master's Degree in Philosophy of Religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina.