Bill holds a Bachelors degree from Florida Bible College and Masters’ degrees from both Dallas Theological Seminary, and Florida Atlantic University. He was on the faculty of Florida Bible College for eight years and he was Director of Counseling Ministries at Insight for Living for seven years. Bill now devotes himself full time to encouraging people through speaking, writing and ghostwriting. As a writer, Bill has written or ghostwritten over three dozen books. Over a million people know Bill as a regular contributor to Home Life, Moody Monthly, and Focus on the Family’s Single Parent Family magazines. For close to 30 years Bill has traveled full-time speaking to hundreds of audiences, including Fortune 500 clients such as Microsoft, Walt Disney, Ford, FedEx, Chrysler, Bank of America, and Verizon, as well as over 50 professional sports teams in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In the world of public speaking, he has been honored with the Hal Holbrook Award, presented by the International Platform Association. He is one of the select few to be called "Top Rated Speaker of the Year." He also serves on the Board of Directors of Insight for Living, as well as the Board of Directors of Mount Hermon Conference Center.