Tim Keller | City to City
Big Missional Idea: To plant Gospel-centered churches in the world’s major cities.
NY Times bestselling author and Pastor of Redeemer Church in Manhattan, Tim and his City to City team is working to expand the resourcing of strategic church plants in the world’s biggest cities. CME is helping to design and implement a sustainable, global development strategy to meet the opportunity.
Scott Todd | 58:
Big Missional Idea: To energize the church to lead the fight to end extreme poverty by 2030.
A former biology professor at Stanford and award-winning medical researcher, Scott now helps lead Compassion’s global efforts to serve the world’s poor. CME is helping to shape and lead Scott’s outreach movement (58:), which calls Christians to fast, pray and give to end extreme poverty as we know it.
Jeff Myers | The Cultivate Project
Big Missional Idea: To equip culture-shapers to reclaim the practice of life-on-life mentoring.
An influential and innovative thinker on the subject of leadership, Jeff is an author, professor and organizational leader (now at Summit Ministries). Jeff has trained more than 100,000 people in the practice of life-on-life mentoring. CME helped him create and fund The Cultivate Project, a movement of mentoring in schools and churches.
Dale Partridge | Sevenly.org
Big Missional Idea: To inspire young people to learn about, share and fund the world’s great causes.
A serial entrepreneur with a creative flair, Dale this year launched Sevenly.org, a company that transforms the way that people learn about, promote and micro-fund the world’s most innovative charitable movements. CME has helped co-found and fund the company and is leading its development strategy.
Steve Bell | The Troubadour Project
Big Missional Idea: To bring compelling messages of love from The King through story and song.
Steve Bell embodies the gifting of a troubadour, with the ability to play his music in pubs, in jazz lounges, in churches, and in some of the world’s great symphony halls. His writing skills are matched by performance acumen. CME is helping to connect him with a broader audience through a unique event strategy.
John Stahl-Wert | SHIP
Big Missional Idea: To transform leaders into serving leaders, in order to transform communities.
International bestselling author of The Serving Leader and other books, and President and CEO of The Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation and Serving Leaders, John has a global reputation for helping to transform leaders of transformational communities.
Brad Voeller | CollegePlus
Big Missional Idea: To invent a new approach to the American undergraduate experience.
Brad turned his own personal challenges into opportunity, learning how to earn his own college degree in 18 months for less than $10,000. He wrote a book about it and now runs a thriving business helping others do the same. CME helped Brad shape strategy and is teaming with him to create a course on entrepreneurship.