Before joining Vanderbloemen, David was a Pastor for over 23 years, most recently serving as Lead Pastor at Northridge Church in Rochester, NY for 15 years. Under David's leadership, the church grew from 200 to 2000, and David successfully led a significant amount of effective change while in leadership there.
He now helps Great Commission-focused churches find great staff members and consults with churches on organizational issues that are unique to them as they pursue their mission.
William has 15 years of ministry experience as a Senior Pastor, and for the past 8 years, he's combined that experience with the best practices of executive search to help churches build great teams.
Prior to executive search, William led growth and innovation in churches in North Carolina, Alabama, and Houston. During his time in Alabama, William had the chance to help rebuild and relocate an ailing congregation, and lead them to new levels of growth.
Pastor at North Coast Church
Under Larry's leadership North Coast Church has grown from 128 to over 12,000 on a weekend.
Larry has a passion for leadership, spiritual formation and discipleship. As a nationally recognized trainer of leaders and pastors, and church planters, he travels extensively, speaking at conferences and mentoring events.
Larry holds both a Master of Divinity and Doctorate degree from Talbot Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Nancy, live in Oceanside, CA. They have three married children and an increasing number of grandchildren.
President and CEO at LifeWay Christian Resources
Thom S. Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to LifeWay, he served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for twelve years where he was the founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Alabama and earned his Master of Divinity and Ph.D. degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
“My life and ministry were enriched by the relationships, shared experiences, and excellent books that were chosen. This is a real opportunity to increase your capacity to lead and form relationships that will be the greatest resource for your future ministry.”
"I have never been to any kind of conference that is going to have the lasting impact that this coaching network is going to have for me and my ministry. I truly wish that I could have had this kind of training years ago."