Paul Kroger

Paul Kroger is a pastor, community developer and coach who has helped lead high-growth and high-performing organizations for over forty years. Currently, he serves as the executive director of Vine & Village, a 501(c)(3) non-profit attached to Mosaic Church (Little Rock, AR) meeting the social, economic, and spiritual needs of the urban poor living in the

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Scott Venable

Scott Venable is the lead pastor of Northwood Church in Keller, TX. Scott grew up in a pastor’s home, been to Bible college, seminary and is set to graduate with his D.Min. in Organizational Leadership in a Multi-ethnic Context. Before Northwood, Scott and his wife planted and led a multi-ethnic church in urban Chicago. From

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Jenny Yang

Jenny Yang is the senior vice president of advocacy and policy at World Relief, overseeing advocacy initiatives and policy positions while representing the organization’s priorities to the U.S. government, and mobilizing churches on advocacy campaigns. She is co-author of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate and a contributing author to other books including

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Jason Thacker

Jason Thacker is the creative director and associate research fellow at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he earned a B.A. in Communication Studies, and holds an M.Div. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Jason writes and

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Christopher Harris

Christopher J. Harris is the executive pastor of Crossover Church of Tampa, Fla. Concurrently, he is director of administration and vision for Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, and serves on the staff search team of Mosaix Global Network. His weekly podcast, The Wise Idea Podcast, broadcasts to over 22 nations around the world. Chris

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Léonce Crump Jr.

Léonce Crump Jr., is an author, international speaker, and the founder and lead pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta, GA. In 2006, Crump answered God’s call to relocate from Tennessee to Atlanta and begin the process of planting Renovation Church. He details the obstacles he and his family faced and the revelations he uncovered during

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Carolien Euser

Carolien Euser together with her husband, Hans, leads Intercultural Church Plants (ICP) Netherlands, a network of churches that pursue diversity. She is the founder of Songs2Serve, a ministry based in the Netherlands helping intercultural communities to worship God in unified diversity. With a team of musicians, song writers, worship leaders and pastors, Songs2Serve is compiling

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Linda Lovett

Linda Lovett is a member of the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas where she is highly engaged in volunteer leadership. Among other things, she is the assistant director of Vine and Village’s Chess, Problem-solving, and Reading (CPR) program serving together with the program’s director, Georgia Morris. CPR helps at-risk and other children learn and develop

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Donavon Thigpen

Donavon Thigpen is a husband, father, pastor and musician. He is the co-planter and lead pastor of ONE Church, a multi-ethnic, socio-economically diverse, difference making church focused on creating a congregation that looks like Heaven. Donavon is also the co-founder of the Embrace Multiethnic Church Conference, promoting unity and diversity in the local church throughout

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Helen Mitchell

Helen Mitchell is the Director of the Talbot Center for Faith, Work and Economics at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. Mitchell has been sought out as an expert to incorporate and apply faith, work and economics in both business and in the local church. She started her business career with AT&T becoming an Area Vice

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