Francis Chan was Pastor of a large Mega Church in California when the light came on for him. He realized that he had a church full of gifted people, but the church was too large for him to disciple them all. Additionally, he saw the excesses of the Pastoral Culture around him, and he did not want to answer to God later should he get corrupted by it. Finally, he was very concerned that the
Francis Chan | Evangelist
Greatly gifted and called of God, Torben Sondergaard was told that he would have to wait decades to get through his denominations formal ordination process. He knew that God had gifted him to do more than just sit around waiting for a bunch of old men to tell him to minister to the lost and broken. So, he set out to establish his own on-line church movement, and now has a following of thousands around
Torben Sondergaard | Founders
Black Pastor and Theologian Eric Mason noticed that the Muslim Community in his Philadelphia Community was attracting young black men, while the black church was not. Additionally, he realized that much of the Gospel was missing from the church, and that contributed to men leaving the church. What were we (in the Black Church) doing wrong? The answer was, that we were not telling men what their purpose was. This has become a major foundation
Eric Mason | Pastor
Fed up with erroneous teaching within the American church community, Don Carson and Tim Keller had had enough! They banded together and formed the “Gospel Coalition”, and invited other like minded Pastors to join them in reforming the church. This multi-racial, multi-ethnic coalition now counts more than 7,800 churches in their ranks, 55 Counsel Members, and an on-line following of thousands. Their You Tube channel serves to better equip Pastors to preach the true Gospel.
Don Carson, Tim Keller and Others | Founders