Dr. Larry D. Ellis has served as a bible teacher and Minister of Worship and Music in Baptist, Presbyterian, and Episcopal churches in Denver, Colorado for nearly 30 years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma. He earned a Masters of Worship Studies and Doctor of Worship Studies degrees at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies doing his research in Christian spiritual formation in the Ancient Church. Dr. Ellis was ordained to the gospel ministry in 1987 and also has composed over 90 sacred musical works. The author of several books, he draws from over forty years of seasoned experience as an entrepreneur. He has also founded and operated small businesses in a wide range of industries. Dr. Ellis is also a co-founder of SoftWright LLC, a software company that develops and markets rf system design software for wireless applications. He is the president and founder of Adoration Publishing Company (1980). He also is the founder of Stalemate Solutions, a firm that provides mediation. In addition, he is a professor at Kaleo Institute and supervises graduate theses and is also a thesis supervisor at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.