Jim Harnish retired in 2014 after 43 years of pastoral ministry in the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church including 22 years at Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa. Known across the church as a leader and preacher, he is a facilitator for the Institute of Preaching at Duke Divinity School. He is the author of more than 15 books and bible studies for Abingdon Press including A Disciple’s Path and Strength for the Broken Places. He was a Consulting Editor for “The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible” and a contributor to The Wesley Study Bible. He shares his “FaithMatters: Reflection on Life and Faith” at www.jimharnish.org.