This website is operated by Jon Byler. Jon has served in various ministry capacities for over 17 years, 13 of which was in Kenya, East Africa where he served in pastoral and leadership development roles. While in Kenya he established Leadership Training Institute, a non-formal training program that has trained hundreds of leaders and has spread to other parts of the nation and beyond.
Jon currently resides in Lancaster, PA. where he serves with Global Disciples as the international coordinator of the Global LEAD Alliance, a global network of leadership development programs. He has a passion for developing leaders around the world and travels to train leaders how they can begin their own programs. In this capacity he has traveled to over 15 nations to train leaders and continues to develop more material for leadership training. See the ministry website for much more information about the type of training they provide.
Jon completed one year of study at Rosedale Bible Institute in Irwin Oh. before receiving a BA in Christian Ministries from Belhaven College. Later he completed a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership at Regent University with a concentration in intercultural studies.
Jon is married to Loice, his wife of more than 25 years. They met in college and were married in Kenya before returning the USA for the first three years of their marriage. They have three children, Joshua (married to Rachel), Joseph and Elizabeth. They are currently leading a church plant in Lancaster, PA.
Loice has served in pastoral leadership and enjoys teaching and speaking in a variety of settings especially on issues related to anxiety and depression. She recently launched a ministry to focus on seeing women set free from anxiety and depression. For more information click here to see her website.