Before founding and directing GraceLife Ministries (GraceLife.org), Charlie Bing (Th.M. and Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) served 19 years as pastor of a church he planted in Texas. He also helped found the Free Grace Alliance and served as its president. With a pastor’s heart and perspective he travels the USA and the world sharing the message of grace with non-Christians, Christians, and ministry leaders. He has authored several books and many articles. His speaking and writing is known for its passion and clarity. Charlie enjoys various activities in the wild outdoors. He and wife, Karen, live in Burleson, Texas. They have four children and two grandchildren..