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Brent Hoover

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Brent Hoover is married to Julie and together they have four grown children. He was raised in California and came to faith in Jesus Christ in 1978. During college he committed his life to reaching out to the people of Asia with the gospel. His 35 years of cross-cultural ministry includes 7 years of living in Asia, leading campus and church ministries at the University of Michigan, and many years of training trips to Asia — multiple times a year. During those years he developed LeaderTrek — an intensive wilderness leadership experience for men, and a sports ministry to build the next generation. Since 2007 Brent has served with LeaderSource. His focus is building and caring for leaders in Asia and the United States. Deeply committed to building up men in churches, Brent has co-led Trailhead Fellowship — a men’s ministry in North America for East Asian men. This includes LeaderTrek, Healthy Life Leader Retreats, Marvel Men Weekends, and Father and Son camps. His Burst Leadership podcast and articles for Healthy Leaders help leaders grow in becoming healthier leaders. Brent’s formal education includes: M.Div. from Michigan Theological Seminary MA in Intercultural Missions from Wheaton Graduate School BA in Bible and Ministry from Azusa Pacific University.