Rev. Dr. Cindi Love is the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Community Churches (www.mccchurch.org) worldwide. A relative newcomer to MCC, Rev. Dr. Love hails from a fundamentalist evangelical background and has been successful as an entrepreneur, an advocate for chronically disabled adults, a Fortune 500 corporate executive, and a college Dean. She was ordained in 2003, pastored MCC of Greater Dallas (Dallas, TX USA) from July 2003 to October 2004 and accepted her current position in 2005. Author of Would Jesus Discriminate? The 21st Century Question, (Trafford, 2008) Rev. Love has appeared on C-SPANÌÄå¢*Ì¢‰**å¢s Book TV (www.c-spanarchives.org) and serves as a leading religious voice on the Human Rights CampaignÌÄå¢*Ì¢‰**å¢s Faith and Religion Council in Washington, DC. In compiling Forty Years of Faith, Hope and Love! she has drawn from previously published materials as well as from MCC archives and numerous primary sources to present the movement and ministry of MCC within a global context. Rev. Dr. Love has created a narrative touching not only on MCCÌÄå¢*Ì¢‰**å¢s dynamic growth, from the initial assembly of 12 worshippers in Rev. Troy PerryÌÄå¢*Ì¢‰**å¢s home through the most recent General Conference attended by some 14,061 people representing 11 countries; but also on the people and times that shaped the denomination as well as the worldÌÄå¢*Ì¢‰**å¢s evolving perception of MCCÌÄå¢*Ì¢‰**å¢s presence, from the Gay Church to the Church with AIDS to the Human Rights Church.