Bill Search is the author of Essential Guide for Small Group Leaders and Simple Small Groups. He was previously the Lead Pastor of Life Groups at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He also served as the Groups Team Leader at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky—one of the largest churches in America, where he oversaw the Community Groups ministry, the Sunday School ministry, and a portion of the Men’s ministry. Bill is also a regular contributor to www.smallgroups.com. He has a M.A. from Wheaton College in Educational Ministries. Bill and his wife, Karyn, have three children.