Dr. John Ewart is professor of Missions and Pastoral Leadership as well as associate vice president for Global Theological Initiatives and Ministry Centers at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the president and founder of A New Normal Consulting and Conferences, needanewnormal.com, the author/creator of A New Normal: Creating Understood Value for a Revitalized Church, and of  R.E.A.C.H. (Reaching Every Available Community Household – a prayer, outreach, and discipleship strategy implemented through the small group ministry in local churches). He has also authored various other book chapters, curriculums and articles.