PLI is devoted to empowering leaders for wider influence for the sake of the gospel in their communities and effective leadership in their ministries. 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.

Leadership Essentials 2019 Houston

March 21-23

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1,000 Young Leaders

Launching April 1, 2019

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D2MC 2019 St. Louis

September 26-28

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D2MC 2019 East Coast

October 3-5

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Leadership Essentials 2019 Nashville

Dates Coming Soon

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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.

Upcoming Learning Communities

Leadership Essentials 2019 Houston // Immersion 1

Date: March 21, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Venue: Resurrection Lutheran Church
Address: Spring, TX United States
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1,000 Young Leaders Spring 2019 Cohort

Date: April 1, 2019 - April 1, 2019
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D2MC 2019 St. Louis // Immersion 1

Date: September 26, 2019 - September 28, 2019
Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church
Address: 5911 MO-94
Weldon Spring, MO 63304 United States
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D2MC 2019 East Coast // Immersion 1

Date: October 3, 2019 - October 5, 2019
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