Author Archives: Nick Watts

Don’t be Afraid to Connect with Millennials

Mingo Palacios, Purpose Driven Church Pastor for Evangelism and Culture, spent the past year touring the country in an RV, connecting with next generation leaders about the future of the church. Now, he wants to share that insight with you!

“People talk a lot about the next generation,” says Mingo. “We’d rather talk to the next generation.

MIngo on the road

Mingo will be sharing many of these conversations at the one-day Leadership Network event, Innovate: NOW! – Generation Next taking place in Dallas on June 8, 2017.

“Don’t be afraid to engage,” Mingo says. “Millennials aren’t looking for you to solve their problems, but they do want to know that you identify with the challenges they are facing.”

Hear more from Mingo in his recent podcast Touring For Purpose, and learn how you can join the conversation at Innovate: NOW! Click to listen and learn more.

Hispanic Churches Transformed Across the Nation

Hispanic Churches Transformed Across the Nation

While the momentum to bring PD principles to African nations continues, the impact of the movement in our own backyard has surpassed anything we imagined. In less than a year, over 300 Spanish-speaking pastors have been trained in PD Essentials. Find out how this new wave of training is transforming Hispanic churches across the nation. Continue Reading

PD Podcast: Touring For Purpose

PD Podcast: Touring For Purpose

In 2016, two of Saddleback’s PD Leaders, Mingo Palacious and Jesse Stedman teamed up to travel the country and build relationships with next-gen pastors. What started out as casual road-trip conversations has turned into one of the most powerful and honest podcasts for the next generation. Continue Reading

Purpose Driven Church Conference Held in Russia

From April 25–27, Saddleback’s Global PEACE partnering church (GPC) in Moscow gathered over 240 pastors to take next steps toward implementing church health principles. As the first, locally-hosted Purpose Driven Church Conference, the powerful event trained leaders on how to grow healthy churches across Russia. Read more! Continue Reading