HowardHindricksDr. Howard G. Hendricks ((1924–2013)) was Chairman of the Center for Christian Leadership and Distinguished Professor at Dallas Theological Seminary.  For 58 years he touched the lives of thousands of students at DTS.
A Christian visionary, he provided leadership as a board member for several large Christian corporations including Search Ministries, Walk Thru the Bible, Ronald Blue & Co. and Promise Keepers.  He handled a rigorous speaking schedule, ministering in over 90 countries personally, and his impact was furthered through books, radio, tapes, and films.
He wrote or co-wrote numerous books including As Iron Sharpens Iron, Living by the Book, Color Outside the Lines, and Heaven Help the Home Today.
He was married to Jeanne Hendricks for 62 years, he and his wife raised 4 children, and were proud grandparents of six granddaughters.

Bill Hendricks is President of The Giftedness Center, which grew out of a consulting practice he founded in 1985. For the last twenty years, he has been helping people make critical life and career decisions based on their giftedness. Bill attended St. Mark’s School of Texas and holds degrees from Harvard University, Boston University, and Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author or coauthor of twenty-two books, including The Person Called YOU: Why You’re Here, Why You Matter & What You Should Do With Your Life. He has written for numerous publications and shares his thoughts regularly at
In addition to his practice at The Giftedness Center, Bill serves as the Executive Director for Christian Leadership at The Hendricks Center at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Bill is the proud father of three grown daughters by his late wife Nancy, and is married to Lynn Turpin Hendricks.