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Chuck Bentley

Chuck Bentley is CEO of Crown, a global Christian ministry, founded by the late Larry Burkett. He is the host of two daily radio broadcasts, The Crown Money Minute and My MoneyLife, featured on more than 1,100 Christian music and talk stations in the U.S., and author of his most recent book, Freedom from Poverty and Riches.

Chuck is the founder and executive director of the Christian Economic Forum, a global network dedicated to advancing God-inspired solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. It is best known for its annual Global Event, accelerating the collaboration of Christian leaders from more than 40 nations. He also serves on the boards of Foundations for Farming International in Zimbabwe, an initiative dedicated to helping the ultra-poor learn to flourish using local resources, as well as Trust Bridge Global, an organization dedicated to helping generous donors safely transmit funds around the world.

Chuck was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Capital Seminary and Graduate School, Lancaster, PA. He and his wife, Ann, both graduates of Baylor University, have been married since 1978. They can be found reading and spending time outdoors with their family at their home in Knoxville, Tennessee, when they are not
traveling the world together to advance Crown’s mission.

They have four adult sons, two daughters-in-law, and six grandchildren.