JR Woodward, PhD (University of Manchester, UK) loves to awaken people and churches to
join God in the renewal of all things. He is an entrepreneur who has been passionately starting
churches and ministries for the good of the world. He co-founded the Missio Alliance and
currently serves as the National Director for the V3 Church Planting Movement. He is an adjunct
professor at numerous Seminaries and Universities, the co-founder of the Praxis Gathering, and
serves on six different boards. He is the author of Creating a Missional Culture, The Scandal of
Leadership, and co-author of The Church as Movement. He loves to surf, travel, read, skateboard
as well as meet new people. He enjoys photography and film and tries to attend the Sundance
Film Festival whenever he can.