Jay Passavant is Founding Pastor of North Way Christian Community in Wexford, Pennsylvania, and author of Seamless Succession. He is also CEO of Passavant Leadership Group, a consulting firm that provides integrated services to churches and nonprofit organizations with a focus on the strategic planning and implementation of major leadership transitions. Jay has supported the establishment of hundreds of mission congregations in China, India, and South East Asia as Chairman of the Board of the South East Asia Prayer Center. He holds a B.S. from Washington and Lee University, M.Div and D.Min from Fuller Theological Seminary, and an honorary D.D. from Grove City College. Jay and his wife, Carol, have three children and five grandchildren.