PLI is devoted to empowering pastors, spouses and other church leaders for wider influence for the sake of the gospel in their communities and effective leadership in their congregations. Learn more about our vision and process here.


Life is better connected. Connect with others to experience life-giving community and build authentic relationships. We have several learning communities. Find the best fit for you.


We provide a number of resources and materials to educate both our participants and the general public on effective leadership principles.


Interested in how PLI can impact your ministry? We'd love to get to know you and learn how we can empower your ministry.

D2MC Closer Look

October 12-15 Omaha

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2017 Fall Learning Community Launches


Leadership Essentials 2017 Denver

November 7-10

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D2MC 2017 Midwest

October 12-15

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Leadership Essentials 2017 Cleveland-Columbus

September 12-15

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Vibrant Communities. Deeper Connections. Wider Influence. ™

To raise up missional leaders to carry the Gospel of Jesus
and plant the seeds of God’s Kingdom across our communities both near and far.


Learning Communities

A Learning Community is a vibrant community of pastors, spouses and ministry leaders who learn together and create
deeper connections of accountability, trust and encouragement. Through ongoing coaching and
investing, each participant learns how to have wider influence for the sake of the Gospel in their own unique context.


Hear stories of vibrant communities, deeper connections and wider influence.

Building Strong Marriages With Mission Focus

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Read our most recent blogs and grow with us.

Read this blog: 3 Questions That Could Change Your Ministry's Future

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Leadership Essentials 2017 Cleveland-Columbus // Immersion 1

September 12, 2017 - September 15, 2017, Cleveland, OH

Leadership Essentials 2016 Chicago // Immersion 3

September 19, 2017 - September 22, 2017, Chicago,IL

Missional Leader 2016 Richmond // Immersion 4

September 19, 2017 - September 22, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland