LEADERSHIP

Keeping God’s Word Reliable and Relevant.

Kenneth H. Stephens

Kenneth H. Stephens

Chief Executive Officer

Before joining GBI in 2019, Ken spent 10 years directing donor engagement for the world’s largest evangelistic association, The Gideons International. Previously, Ken served as the president of B&H Publishing Group and the Vice President of Trade Publishing for Lifeway for 12 years. Ken also served for 15 years at Thomas Nelson publishers in several roles including Sr. Vice President and publisher for the book division. He Served 6 years as a missionary in Latin America. Ken’s leadership and mentoring have been instrumental in raising up the next generation of Christ-centered Christian leaders. Ken graduated from Mars Hill University and attended Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Shuji Kondo

Shuji Kondo

Director

Shuji began his ministry as a missionary with Trans World Radio in Guam for four years. In addition to his preaching and teaching ministry to Japan through the radio, he started a ministry directed at Japanese locals which eventually became a church. His pastoral ministry at Hamadera Bible Church began in 1983. He was the senior pastor from 1992-2021 and is now involved in an international ministry of evangelism, discipleship, and counseling. He is a graduate of The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California.