What LEAD is about

growing leaders with deep, bold, consequential faith


Growing deep, bold, consequential faith:

  • listening to God
  • empowering leaders
  • transforming faith communities
  • Core Beliefs

    The most important one” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” – Mark 12:29-31

    We believe that Spiritual leadership…

    • means life-long practice, encouraging the heart
    • risks following the Holy Spirit, envisioning the future
    • challenges systems of injustice, empathizing with the marginalized
    • constantly deepens relationships, with a bias towards action

    Read LEAD’s full Statement of Theology.

    Core Convictions

    We are convinced that leading through a time of great change requires resiliency, courage, and clarity for relentless experiments to…


    tuning in to God’s call, to God’s mission, doing justice in our own neighborhood and the world

    The Tune In Process


    digging down beneath the surface to ask questions, opening our mindset to create systems that reflect God’s love

    The Dig Down Process


    working out of our comfort zone to expand relationships to reflect the diversity of God’s creation

    The Work Out Process

    Core Practices