Amanda Landry has a lifetime of experience in the United Methodist Church. As a “preacher’s kid”, she worked several summers on the leadership team at a United Methodist Youth Camp in Florida. She went on to get her Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and to teach and direct at a United […]


 Eddie Pipkin has 30 years in ministry experience at churches in Georgia and Florida, primarily in the United Methodist Church. His ministry leadership includes stints in youth and children’s ministry, creative worship design, outreach and missions, communications, special event coordination, and leadership development. He currently resides in Orlando, Florida.


It has been a joy to serve as a Minister of Word and Sacrament for 25 years. The past three years, I have served as the chaplain at the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, North Dakota. Prior to Jamestown, I served as a parish pastor in Spicer, Minnesota, Clarion and […]


Kim Shockley is a certified (ICF) coach trained through Coach Training for Leaders. She brings 30 years of ministry experience working with congregations in transformation/revitalization. Kim most recently served as Church Vitality Specialist in the Western North Carolina Conference. She has coached dozens of pastors in leadership and church redevelopment. […]


Dr. Jim Robey is a retired pastor and a Master Certified Coach, and an endorsed coach with the United Methodist Church. Jim is a renowned speaker, seminar leader, teacher, pastor, and coach with a profound commitment to helping others grow in their work and life. His ministry takes him across […]


Dr. Larry Ousley is recently retired from his position as the Executive Director of the Intentional Growth Center (IGC). He is a life coach recognized through the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) since 2010. Larry is also an Endorsed Life Coach by the United Methodist […]


Dr. Phil Maynard serves as Director, Excellence in Ministry Coaching ( and Director, Coach Training for Leaders ( Before taking an early retirement to enter a full-time ministry of coaching, consulting, and training, Phil served as Director of Congregational Excellence for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.Phil is […]