Dr. Norm is the President and Founder Canning Hunger and Church Growth Development International. He is the Author of “Canning Hunger thru Neighborhood Connections”, “The Phone’s for You!”, and “Keeping in Touch” and has developed “Box of Love” and “Home Team Volunteers” into leading national ministries.
“Canning Hunger” has spread to all 50 states, has had over 300,000 people participate in neighborhood food collection routes, serving over 4,000 agencies and provided millions of meals to hungry kids and their families in the United States.
“Box of Love” has become one of the largest single Thanksgiving feeding projects in America, providing a complete holiday meal for over 50,000 families annually.
“Home Team Volunteers” has provided over 400,000 volunteer days and over 3,200,000 hours of work for men and women in transitional living. Home Team Volunteers has donated over $16,000,000.00 to their transitional living partners. Canning Hunger is the largest producer of volunteer staffing in the United States.
In 2002, Canning Hunger was honored by Disneyland as the top social service agency in Southern California for their service to the poor, the needy, the lost and forgotten.
“Church Growth Development International” was founded by Dr. Norm in 1985 and his materials called “The Phone’s for You!” have been used by multiple denominations to plant and grow nearly 33,000 churches in the United States. Dr. Norm has trained over 35,000 pastors on 6 continents from 52 different countries.
Norm has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs and has been written about in hundreds of newspapers, Time Magazine, Christianity Today, Ministries Today, Global Church Growth, Megatrends, and many other national and international publications. His work has earned him a place in the prestigious “Who’s Who in Religion”, “Who’s Who in America”, and “Who’s Who in the World”.