Steve James is a coach, trainer and consultant for dozens of Pastors, Churches, District Superintendents and Congregational Developers across the United States. He speaks and listens to dozens of cutting edge leaders every month to stay up to the minute in best practices to reach people in a rapidly changing cultural environment. He has served churches with weekly worship attendance from 4 to 1,400. He’s started a church that still is thriving 30 years later, served urban, suburban, rural and downtown county seat congregations as well as in a 10-church cooperative parish. Steve is a recipient of the Denman Award for his leadership with a team that received over 1,400 new members into their church over a five year period, half of whom were under age 35.
His passion is helping pastors and lay leaders thrive in getting people started following Jesus.
Some of the practical seminars, training, retreats he leads and coaches include:
- Calibrating Worship for Deeper Engagement
- Reaching Every Generation
- Reaching New People
- Appreciative Inquiry
- Coaching for Pastors
- Coaching for District Superintendents
- Coaching for Church Leadership Teams
- Launching Worship Services
- Church Planter Discernment
- Church Planter Coaching
- Healthy Church Initiative Consultation