John Ortberg is an author, speaker and the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His books include, The Life You’ve Always Wanted; Faith and Doubt; and The Me I Want To Be. John teaches around the world at conferences and churches.

Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, John graduated from Wheaton College and holds a Master of Divinity and doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Fuller Seminary.  Prior to joining MPPC, John served as teaching pastor at Chicago’s Willow Creek Community Church. John is a member of the Board of Trustees at Fuller Seminary, serves on the board for the Dallas Willard Center for Spiritual Formation and is a former board member of Christianity Today International.

John is married to Nancy Ortberg, and they have three grown children. Follow him on Twitter @JohnOrtberg.