DONALD HILLIARD JR., MDiv, DMin, is senior pastor of Cathedral International, now ministering in three New Jersey locations: Perth Amboy, Asbury Park, and Plainfield. He is the presiding bishop and founder of the Covenant Ecumenical Fellowship and Cathedral Assemblies, Inc. In this role he serves as the spiritual advisor and mentor of several pastors and churches across the United States and West Africa. Bishop Hilliard also established the Safe Harbor Clergy Leadership Conference where innovative leaders from different denominational backgrounds gather to confront and minister to various issues faced by clergy daily, as well as to expand their theological and social horizons. Dr. Hilliard is the author of seven books, including Church Growth from an African American Perspective (2006).