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- D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary
- M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
- B.A., Evangel College
Dr. Hester holds a Doctorate of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary in California. While at Fuller, Hester specialized in church growth where he was mentored by Peter Wagoner. Not only has he studied it, Hester has used the church growth principles successfully in his 30 years of pastoral ministry. He most recently pastored at First Assembly in Bartow, Florida. Under his leadership, the church grew from 150 to 450. Prior to this he served as Interium, Associate and Senior Pastor at churches in Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Texas.