Jorge Acevedo is Lead Pastor at Grace Church, a multi-site Methodist church in Southwest Florida with five campuses. He is the author of Vital: Churches Changing Communities and the World and is the co-author of Sent: Giving the Gift of Hope at Christmas and The Heart of Youth Ministry. Jorge has also written for the United Methodist Publishing House, Circuit Rider magazine, Good News magazine and Our Faith Today. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Bible from Asbury College and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. Jorge and his wife, Cheryl, have two grown children.