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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.

Senior Leader 2020 Phoenix

October 14-15

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D2MC 2020 Ohio

October 29-30

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1,000 Young Leaders Fall 2020 Cohort

Launching November 1

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D2MC 2020 West Coast

October 29-30

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Leadership Essentials 2020 Michigan

November 5-6

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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.


Teams of pastors, spouses, and ministry leaders are led and coached to infuse a reproducible discipling culture in their church for the purpose of intentionally launching and multiplying new communities of believers.

1,000 Young Leaders

Emerging adults are hungry for an authentic experience of faith and yearn to understand how faith in Jesus can transform their lives and community. 1,000 Young Leaders fulfills this longing with intentional training and mentorship, inviting the Holy Spirit to capture hearts and minds for radical discipleship.

Leadership Essentials

Lead dynamically for the sake of Jesus’ mission.  Ministry couples learn together as they explore the core building blocks of leadership development. Because it matters what you build on.

Senior Leader

As the executive leader you need advanced leadership skills. This learning community will help you findmore energy to lead, build powerful teams, create a vibrant organization. It will give you tools to lead at ahigher level.

Upcoming Learning Communities

1,000 Young Leader Annual Gathering Nashville

Date: August 28 - August 30
Venue: PLI Headquarters
Address: 25 Century Blvd
Nashville, TN 37214 United States
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Senior Leader 2020 Phoenix // Immersion 1

Date: October 14 - October 15
Venue: Risen Savior Lutheran Church
Address: 23914 S Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ 85248 United States
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D2MC 2020 Ohio // Immersion 1

Date: October 29 - October 30
Venue: Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church
Address: 11680 Royalton Road
North Royalton, 44133 United States
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D2MC 2020 West Coast // Immersion 1

Date: October 29 - October 30
Venue: St. Lukes
Address: 3835 Lakeside Dr
Reno, NV 89509 United States
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1,000 Young Leaders Fall 2020 Cohort

Date: November 1 - November 1
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Stories of vibrant communities, deeper connections and wider influence.

Hear the testimonies from 1,000 Young Leader participants.

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