Sam Metcalf is president of Church Resource Ministries (CRM), a mission organization committed to serving and extending the Church worldwide. Deeply committed to the vision God has entrusted to CRM, Sam has served as president since 1985. His passion to develop leaders so that movements of new expressions of the Church are started infuses his stewardship of CRM around the world. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, masters degree from the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Seminary, and a doctorate from the Fuller School of Theology. Sam also coordinates Conext — the global partnership of CRM-like entities in 11 nations today that share mutual mission, vision, and values, all led by national leadership. Sam and his wife, Patty, live in Southern California and have two children and three grandchildren.