Dave Ferguson is the Lead Pastor of COMMUNITY (www.communitychristian.org), an innovative multi-site missional community who is passionate about â€œhelping people find their way back to Godâ€. CCC has grown from a few college friends to thousands every weekend meeting at thirteen locations throughout Chicago and was recognized as one of the most influential churches in America. Dave provides visionary leadership for NewThing (www.newthing.org) whose dream is to be a catalyst for a movement of reproducing churches.
He is also the co-founder of the Institute for Community (www.instituteforcommunity.org), who partner with real estate developers and apartment communities to accomplish their mission of â€œhelping people build quality relationships where you live and work through the power of genuine community.â€ He is the author of The BIG IDEA (2007) and Exponential (2010) and On The Verge (2011). Next to Jesus, Dave loves his wife Sue immensely and his three terrific kids Amy, Joshua and Caleb.