7: MaryKate Morse

MaryKate Morse is the Executive Dean of Portland Seminary at George Fox University and a professor of Leadership & Spiritual Formation. She is also the Lead Mentor in the Doctor of Ministry program in Leadership & Spiritual Formation. She is a church planter, spiritual director, leadership mentor and coach, speaker, and author including Making Room for…

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6: Ben Sternke

Ben Sternke has over two decades of Christian ministry experience, and has been coaching, consulting, and training leaders since 2010. He has experience as a worship pastor, lead pastor, and church planter (one of the first in the USA to use missional communities from the ground up). He’s also been a web designer, business owner,…

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5: Owen Brock

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and trained through Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction in Cincinnati, Ohio, Owen has been offering direction since 2008. He is also an instructor for the school, training others for the important work of caring for souls. Owen became acquainted with spiritual direction many years ago out of a deep need…

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4: Tara Beth Leach

Tara Beth Leach is a pastor at Christ Church of Oak Brook in the western suburbs of Chicago. She previously served as senior pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena (“PazNaz”) in Southern California and has pastored in Illinois and New York. She is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University and Northern Theological…

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3: Sean Palmer

Profiled in Christian Standard magazine as one of “40 Leaders Under 40”, Sean is a thoughtful and prolific Christian writer, speaker, speaking coach, racial justice consultant, and podcaster. He is the Teaching Pastor at Ecclesia Houston, the author of Forty Days on Being a Three, a contributing writer to THE VOICE OF PSALM and THE…

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2: Winn Collier

Winn Collier, a pastor for 26 years, was the founding pastor of All Souls in Charlottesville, Virginia. Winn now serves as Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology & Christian Imagination and director of the Eugene Peterson Center for Christian Imagination at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. Winn has a PhD in religion and fiction from…

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1: Steve Carter

Steve Carter is a pastor, speaker, author of ‘The Thing Beneath The Thing’, podcast host, and the former lead teaching pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago. He hosts the Craft & Character podcast where he helps people get better at the art of communication while ensuring their character always leads the way. His…

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