Bill Hybels

AGE: 60
OCCUPATION: Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church

Hybels’s influence extends far beyond the 24,000 congregants at his six houses of worship in Illinois. His books, his annual global summit of pastors, and his close ties to heavy hitters like Bill and Hillary Clinton make him one of the nation’s most powerful evangelical leaders.

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