Today’s interview is with Dave Ferguson who dreams of “helping all people find their way back to God.” He tells us, “I write to inspire, instruct and collaborate with others who share this dream. To see that dream realized I’m using my influence and creativity to catalyze a movement of reproducing churches. Toward that end I serve as the Lead Pastor for a remarkable group of Christ Followers called Community Christian Church and I provide visionary leadership for NewThing, a global network of reproducing churches.”
Dave Ferguson is the Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church (www.communitychristian.org), an innovative multi‐site missional community that is passionate about “helping people find their way back to God.”
CCC has grown from Dave, his wife and four friends to over 5000 every weekend meeting at eleven locations. CCC empowers over 600 volunteer leaders to oversee difference‐making ministry throughout Chicago and was recently recognized as one of the most influential churches in America.
Dave provides visionary leadership fo he NewThing Network (www.newthing.org) whose catalyst for a movement of reproducing churches. NewThing is a network of reproducing churches internationally and a resource to churches looking to reproduce multiple sites or new churches.
Dave is the author of the newly released, The Big Idea–Focus the Message, Maximize the Impact along with Jon Ferguson and Eric Bramlett. Next to Jesus, Dave loves his wife Sue the most and then his three terrific kids Amy ‐ 19, Joshua ‐ 16 and Caleb ‐ 11. Dave and his family live in Naperville, IL. Dave enjoys hanging out with his family, reading, running and playing any sport with a ball. If you want to keep up with Dave’s adventures check out his blog at www.daveferguson.org.