Bob Reccord is a nationally recognized speaker, author and consultant. In the Fall of 2009, Bob was selected as Executive Director for the Council for National Policy (CNP), a non-profit educational foundation based in Washington, D.C. CNP’s mission is to restore and sustain American freedom by providing a forum for business, civic, national, defense, educational and religious leaders to deepen their understanding of the great spiritual, economic, constitutional and national security issues confronting the nation. In short, CNP seeks to advance the “First Principles” of this nation’s Founding Fathers. Since 2006, he has served as the Founder and President of Total Life Impact Ministries, challenging people from all around the world to Live a Life that Matters. For nine years, Bob served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board and as a pastor. During that time, Bob hosted a national radio show, Strength for Living. He has authored eight books including Beneath the Surface, Forged by Fire, and Made to Count. He has spoken to approximately 165,000 men in the last 3 ½ years alone. Whether as a pastor, businessman, husband or father, Bob has dedicated his life to helping people discover their calling and to effectively develop and exercise their passion for God and His mission to change the world.