ISAIAH! Meet the author Boyd Lien
About the Author of ISAIAH: Boyd Lien
Boyd Lien, an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), serves as pastor of Bath Presbyterian Church in Blythe, Georgia. He was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, just down the street from Lake Wobegon. After studying graphic art and art history at the University of Minnesota, he said yes! to God’s call to ministry and entered McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois, which included a life-changing year of study at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. During his forty-seven years of ministry Boyd has served as pastor and educator with churches in Verona, New Jersey; New Castle, Pennsylvania; Eugene, Oregon; Houston, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; and Augusta, Georgia.
As a church educator, he has created and published a variety of educational resources for all ages. Some resources have been published independently; others have been published by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Abingdon Press, Logos Program Associates, and The Kerygma Program. As an artist he has designed logos, illustrations, and brochures for individuals, congregations, and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
For The Kergyma Program, Boyd is the author of Discovering the Bible: A New Generation, both the Resource Book and the Leader’s Guide, and also the creator of the supplementary slide presentation and designer of the graphics. He is also the author of the Leader’s Guide and creator of the slide presentation for Second Corinthians: Living Letters in Christ.
Boyd and his wife, Pam, have two grown children. Sarah Finnerty, her husband, Craig, and their son, Alex (the Great!), live in Raleigh, North Carolina. Justin Lien lives in Augusta, Georgia. Cats Boo, Oliver, and Natalie complete the family.