Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:24

The EXCEL team brings you wisdom from experts in the Church, Christian schools, and business

Gary Hoag Linden Kirby

President, Excel Ministries, Inc.

Linden Kirby

Linden has a passion to educate, equip, and encourage Christian leaders to excel in their God-given gifts and ministries.

Linden brings over thirty-five years of full-time ministry experience to his role as president of Excel.  His firsthand experience with small, medium-sized and mega-churches as well as his successful pastorates in both urban and suburban churches makes him a very versatile consultant.  He has worked with churches of many denominations as well as para-church and Christian non-profit organizations.  He understands the challenges of land acquisition, capital fund raising, building construction, and the ensuing rapid growth and expansion.  He has developed budgets and annual fund campaigns for churches and non-profits, designed direct mail campaigns, and written successful grant proposals.  He teaches regularly in the area of Estate Planning for Christians.  Linden has helped raise millions of dollars for building and ministry needs throughout his career.

Linden is a Certified Stewardship Professional (CSP), and a member of Kingdom Advisors.

Linden and his wife, Litsa, live in Westminster, Colorado, and enjoying serving in various capacities in their church.