& COMMUNITY DIRECTOR
ROLE for Faith X
Community Manager, Teacher, Host, Consultant
Greg will tell you that his spiritual journey began with his infant baptism, the prayers of his God-Father and his parents witness. He’ll also tell you how transformative it was that his family cared for over 150 foster children while he was growing up, and that since the Gospel first sparked his soul in 1979 he’s led a life of service which has allowed him to mature and serve alongside countless others.
A native of California, and past resident of northern Virginia, Greg now resides in Lake Nona near Orlando, Florida. His children are grown, out of the home and making a difference around the world. He enjoys the outdoors, hiking, kite flying, cooking, and getting to know people, cultures and their story.
Greg began working as the director of marketing for a premier printed circuit board manufacturer in the late 80’s. After a few years he turned his energy to serving the Church. He’s launched two companies and consulted several start ups. Greg has over 20 years experience on ministry staff and another 10 years experience as an executive leader. He’s been an executive staff member for various Episcopal Churches, but he’s also served on the staff of YoungLife, as well as PC-USA and Methodist congregations. He’s started home churches and launched Younglife in seven communities. He was an acolyte for years, he’s led worship, served as youth pastor, parish administrator, interim pastor, and the Director of Discipleship for a church that grew from 200 to 2000 in three years. Greg is passionate about cultivating vitality. He’s a sought after coach, trainer, project manager and consultant for small businesses, nonprofits and technology start-ups.
Having a multi-faceted skill set Greg is artisan and yeoman – helping organizations and companies in transition celebrate their legacy, imagine their future and courageously pursue it in community. Greg specializes in the art of co-creation, administration, and strategic planning.
His most notable contributions to the wider church include:
- Harmony Bible Coop – Discipleship resources in the creative commons.
- The Field Guide for Ministry Discernment and Discipleship – A church resource for lifelong formation and service.
- Vitality Within – A strategic planning model for congregations of all sizes.