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.

1000 Young Leaders

Launching November 1, 2018

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Leadership Essentials 2018 Chicago

September 20-22

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D2MC 2018 Chicago

October 25-27

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Senior Leader 2018 Southwest

October 15-18

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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.


Stories of vibrant communities, deeper connections and wider influence.

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Leadership Essentials 2017 Cleveland-Columbus // Immersion 3

September 11, 2018 - September 14, 2018, Cleveland, OH

Leadership Essentials 2016 Chicago // Immersion 5

September 18, 2018 - September 21, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

Leadership Essentials 2018 Chicago // Immersion 1

September 20, 2018 - September 22, 2018, Arlington Heights, IL