For the 2022 Missions and Evangelism Lectureship we are joined by, Neil Cole, he is the Founder and Director of Starling Initiatives. In the second day of the lectureship series we will look at the very practical principles Jesus taught regarding expansion of His kingdom into dark communities. 

About the Contributors

Neil Cole

Neil Cole

Founder & Director of Church Multiplication Associates; Long Beach; CA



Neil Cole is an experienced church planter, author and pastor. He is credited as a key catalyst in the global organic church movement and founded Church Multiplication Associates (CMA), which has helped to start tens of thousands of churches in 50 states and 50+ nations in only 20 years. He has recently founded Starling Initiatives, a global connection of like-minded people who listen to Jesus and do what He says. You can find out more at

Neil is also an international speaker and has authored seventeen books including Organic Church, Cultivating a Life For God, Organic Leadership, Church 3.0, Primal Fire, Rising Tides, PRAY and VIRAL.

Neil and Dana have been married 39 years. They live in Long Beach, California and have three grown children Heather, Erin and Zach, and five Grandkids.