William F (Bill) Johnson is an award winning writer specializing in the fields of Christian discipleship and leadership. He currently has five nonfiction books in print and several more in various stages of completion. In the early 1980’s Bill left his successful career as an executive in the aerospace/electronics industry to use his gifts and talents in service to the Lord. He continued to work part time as a consultant to industry as a means of financing his ministry activities, serving as regional coordinator for a national renewal ministry, a pastor, church planter, and mentor to pastors and leaders. In 1993 Bill became a full time pastor and church planter. In 2001, Bill and his wife Rita founded Aslan Ministries, a non profit organization to encourage and equip the church and its leaders to fulfill their God-given destiny. Together they have developed dozens of classes on leadership and ministry development and taught classes and workshops throughout the US and several foreign countries.