Gene Wilkes has a BA from Baylor University, an MDiv and PhD in New Testament studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has been senior pastor of Legacy Church for more than 20 years. After discovering he had heart disease, he began to pursue a new way to live. Quick to admit he is not a specimen of physical wellness, he is now a trail runner and cyclist and has completed marathons as well as a 50-mile run. He serves as an adjunct professor with Dallas Baptist University Graduate School of Leadership. Gene authored Jesus on Leadership, My Identity in Christ, Paul on Leadership, and much more.