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Viola is a speaker, author, blogger, and missional church practitioner, He’s a prominent voice in the missional church movement and the deeper Christian life movement. His also a respected author on Jesus studies.
One of the most popular blogs in the Christian niche, Beyond Evangelical is a roadmap for Christians in their quest for to go beyond the left vs. right theology and politics. The blog focuses on God’s eternal purpose and the deeper journey in Christ. A prolific author, Viola has been blogging since 2008 and has written almost 20 books.
Viola is known for his heart for the poor and disadvantaged. He is a former sponsor of Rotary International and the CFS.
Writing predominantly on the subjects of faith, Frank Viola supplements his numerous books and articles with speaking engagements to offer a new perspective on church reform. Pagan Christianity, written by Viola and George Barna and released in 2008, and became a best-seller. Viola followed this book up with Reimagining Church, putting forth ideas how to create a community of worship that better follows the teachings of Jesus and the apostles.
Viola’s books Jesus Now, From Eternity to Here, Jesus Manifesto, God’s Favorite Place on Earth and The Day I Met Jesus have all been best-sellers.
Viola is regarded as an electrifying speaker. His spoken talks combine sharp wit, super biblical scholarship, and seminal insight with a creative approach to old subjects. Frank’s public speaking covers a wide range of topics including the centrality, supremacy, and all-sufficiency of Jesus Christ, the deepening of the spiritual life, Christian community, church planting, God’s eternal purpose, mission, and church renewal.
His mission is described as helping serious followers of Jesus to know their Lord more deeply, to gain fresh perspectives on old or ignored subjects, and to make the Bible come alive.
Viola’s books and articles have been translated into multiple languages, and he has traveled extensively throughout the continental United States also making trips to Europe, South Africa, and South America.