Dr. Carson Reed is vice president for Church Relations at Abilene Christian University and executive director of the Suburb Institute for Church Ministry. He also directs the Doctor of Ministry program and holds the Frazer Endowed Chair for Church Enrichment in the Graduate School of Theology. Carson holds a B.A. from Oklahoma Christian University, an M.Div. from Harding University. and a D.Min. from Abilene Christian University. Through the Siburt Institute, Carson does consulting work with congregations and church leaders across the country. Carson and his wife, Vickie, have four grown children.