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20 Years of PLI

By: Jock Ficken

Thanks for being in the PLI family. The 20 year old PLI family. 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of PLI! 20 years since the first pastors and spouses stepped into something they weren’t quite sure about but knew they needed. 20 years since mentoring congregations lined up across the United States to … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Your Generosity

By: Jock Ficken

We’d like to share with you a few of the comments that were included with gifts on #GivingTuesday. The work PLI is doing is important and meaningful. What is taking place here is something that will have everlasting impact. -Tanner Olson We totally love and support the work of PLI in equipping the saints and … Continue reading

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Thank You!

By: Jock Ficken

Thank you! We finished the last learning communities of the season shortly before Thanksgiving. Liberia and Denver! Gail and I are incredibly encouraged by the women and men who are eager to grow and develop as leaders. We’re incredibly encouraged by their willingness to do the hard work of investing for a vibrant future for … Continue reading

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Celebrate with Us!

By: Jock Ficken

Celebrate with us! We have been blessed with an overwhelming response for the first cohort of 1,000 Young Leaders. So much so, in fact, that the first cohort is overflowing! We expect the Spring 2019 Cohort to fill quickly. With only 35 spots available and over a dozen people already on the waiting list, it … Continue reading

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2 Requests. 1 Thank You.

By: Jock Ficken

PLI just wrapped up 3 Leadership Essentials learning communities. Leadership Essentials fastens down some of the core building blocks of effective leadership. (We’ll be starting a similar learning community in Ethiopia next week!) One Thank You But allow me to say Thank You to you for leading in your role. Thank you for serving and … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2017

By: Jock Ficken

We have six questions to help you wrap up 2017, and a short video that we thought you would enjoy. For many of us this is the week that we try to slow down, catch our breath, recalibrate our energies and rest a bit before stepping into the new year. Here are six simple questions. … Continue reading

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#Giving Tuesday Generosity

By: Sarah Greiner

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Learnings from the DC Learning Community

By: Jock Ficken

Would you join so many others in the PLI family in making a gift…small gift, large gift, any type of gift…before December 31 that will be matched up to $50,000? We’re urgently trying to fully fund this matching gift. Here are 6 things we learned in the incredible D.C. learning community of Ethiopians, Eritreans and … Continue reading

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Impact of PLI 2017 Infographic

By: Sarah Greiner

A Blessed Thanksgiving to You

By: Jock Ficken

Gail and I want to personally express our thanks to you and also wish you a blessed Thanksgiving. It’s your leadership that’s helping reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our missional community met on Sunday night. It’s fairly new. Just getting started. We had some new people we had invited. It was a … Continue reading

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