Matt Bennett is founder and CEO of Christian Union, a Christian leadership development organization with the mission to bring sweeping spiritual and cultural transformation to our nation and the world by developing and networking Christian leaders to make an impact for Christ. Christian Union focuses its activity through three primary ministries. Christian Union Day and Night mobilizes Christians across the country to seek the Lord for revival and reformation. Secondly, Christian Union Union Universities ministers at America’s most influential and secular universities with work at Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, Stanford and Yale. Lastly, Christian Union Cities develops Christian leaders in America’s most influential cities, starting with New York City and Washington, D.C.
A native of Houston, Texas, Matt earned B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Cornell University and holds a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He worked for Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru) at Princeton University for twelve years, and developed the ministry into one of the largest in the history of the northeast. In 2002 he founded Christian Union with the strategy of developing Christian leaders in the nation’s centers of influence. The ministry has been featured in the New York Times, PBS, NPR, CBN, Christianity Today and World Magazine. Matt currently resides in New York City.
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Chuck Hetzler (Ph.D.) worked with Christian Union as a Teaching Fellow at Princeton University, where he was part of a spiritual revival that transformed his own life as well as hundreds of people across the campus. Chuck later led Christian Union New York City and is currently pastoring and pursuing revival in his hometown of Quincy, IL. Chuck is married with four children.
Whit Hazelton is Marketing Director of Christian Union Day and Night. With over 15 years of experience in the field of digital marketing, he has overseen the creation and growth of numerous websites and social media properties in the real estate, land planning, non-profit and aquaculture industries.
A native of Arizona, Whit was raised mostly in Europe before returning to the U.S. for college. He attended Princeton University before graduating from Westmont College in 2001. He currently lives with his wife and two children in Vero Beach, Florida.