Title: The Acorn and the Forest- Developing Leaders that Develop Leaders
Just as every oak tree has come from a single acorn, so nearly every leader has come into being because of the investment of another leader. How can we build leaders who build leaders? Join us for our Surge gathering as you learn from pastors who have decades of experience developing and multiplying leaders who learn how to develop and multiply leaders. Take some time to evaluate what this looks like for your own congregation.
Co-founder and the Senior Pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago, Chairman of the Executive Team for City to City | North America
Jon is co-founder and the Senior Pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago, a multi-ethnic church with congregations in Pilsen, Hyde Park, Downtown and the North Side. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Executive Team for City to City | North America, a church planting initiative launched by Tim Keller of Redeemer Church in New York that has helped plant more than 400 churches in global cities. Jon is also the Lead for Vision and Strategy for Neopolis which focuses on training leaders in preaching, pastoring and planting to influence the world for Christ. In the past he has served on the Local School Council for his children’s Chicago Public School and helped launch The Charles Simeon Trust as well as the Chicago Partnership for Church Planting, both of which he currently sits on the board. He also serves on the board of Crossway and Together Chicago.
Jon is the author of Christ + City and lives in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago where he and his wife, Amy, have raised their five children.