Charles Arn

Visiting Professor of Christian Ministry and Outreach
Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University
Marion, Ind.
Charles Arn


Charles Arn teaches “The Missional Church” course as well as classes on change and conflict management in the local church at Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Dr. Arn became actively involved in the church growth movement as his father, Dr. Win Arn, began to pioneer the study and application of church growth principles to North America in the early 1970s. Upon completion of his doctoral work, Charles began working full-time with his father at Church Growth, Inc., specializing in research and new product development. In 1989 Charles assumed the presidency of CGI upon his father's retirement.

Dr. Arn has authored nine books, edited five others, written numerous magazine and journal articles. He is a popular speaker nationally and overseas, and is a regular writer for several major Christian websites.

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