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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.


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1,000 Young Leaders Initiative

Join the 1,000 Young Leaders Initiative from PLI on Vimeo.

Would you like to have a life of impact? Do you desire to see lives changed and people come to know Jesus? 

Join with people who desire to give an authentic voice to the Gospel of Jesus in the places where they live, work and play. 

1000 Young Leaders is specifically designed for everyday leaders, between the ages of 20-36, who want to participate in the mission of God. If you’re a trade worker, student, entrepreneur, artist, urban inventor, nurse, barista, parent or something in between…this is for you.

The content is designed to meet you where you are on your spiritual journey. There is no prerequisite training required, just a heart for being discipled.

Throughout your journey in 1000 Young Leaders you will…

Increase your influence; by mobilizing a space for discipling relationships.

Activate your identity; by understanding your unique and personal calling.

Maximize your impact; by reproducing a multiplication effect for others to follow Jesus.

Cohort #1 launches November 1, 2018. Take 12 minutes and apply today.

Do YOU know a young leader who is

  •  Between the ages of 20 -36.
  •  Has a passion for people coming to know Jesus.
  • Builds easy relationships with others and has natural influence.
  • Is a trade worker, student, entrepreneur, artist, urban inventor, nurse, barista or something in between.

If so then nominate them for 1,000 Young Leaders.

 The Journey

Your journey in 1000 Young Leaders will last two years, approximately three hours a week and consists of

  • Online learning lasting 45minutes each week.
  • Weekly Coaching via 90 minute video calls, potentially meeting bi-weekly in year two.
  • Meeting with local mentor monthly with additional support as needed.
  • Practice discipling others, leading missional communities or other Spirit-led ventures for approximately 1 or more hours a week.
  • Annual celebration in Nashville, TN, where participants meet the larger 1000 Young Leader Family. This is an optional event. Travel and lodging not included.

The Bottom Line

Reserve your spot with a $200 registration fee*. Because we see biblical significance in being sent out by two, we deeply encourage couples to participate in this initiative together and for singles to connect with a friend and journey together.

$249 a month for a team of two
$199 a month for individuals

*You will receive a Support Raising Tool Kit containing fundraising resources to help raise awareness and financial support for the exciting new journey you are embarking on!


Kyrie and Phil, 1000 Young Leader Directors, are ready to connect with you. Reach out.

Kyrie Klopke

615 988 0784

Phil Klopke

615 933 9385

1000 Young Leaders Fact Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions