Staff & Consultants

Church Innovations’ Staff






Patrick Keifert, President & Director of Consulting




Pat Taylor Ellison, Managing Director of Research and Development



John Mueller Nowell, Consultant for Client Relations


Gary Pearce

Gary Pearce, Controller and Finance Manager


Daniel Lautenbach, Consultant for Technology Services



Robert ‘Bob’ Armstrong, Lead Consultant for Partnership for Missional Church (PMC)

Our mailing address is:
Church Innovations Institute
3978 West Broadway Ave
Robbinsdale, MN  55422-2275


Associated Consultants:

North America

  • Scott Hagley
  • Stephen Johnson
  • Conrad Kanagy
  • Mark Love

southern Africa

  • Frederick Marais

United Kingdom

  • Nigel Rooms
  • Michael Harrison
  • Stuart Burns
  • Annie Dickinson
  • Barry Hill
  • Nick Ladd
  • Nicky McGinty
  • Judy Kirst


Associated Trainers:

  • Eric Bodenstab
  • Scott Frederickson
  • Kristina Fruge
  • Janet Hunt
  • Jim Johnson