Dave Ferguson is the CEO / President and co-founder for Exponential. He is also the lead pastor of Community Christian Church, an innovative multi-site missional community that is passionate about "helping people find their way back to God." Community has grown from a few college friends to thousands every weekend meeting at multiple locations in the Chicago area and has been recognized as one of America's most influential churches.
Dave provides visionary leadership for NewThing, a global movement of multiplying churches. He is an award-winning author of eight books, including Hero Maker: 5 Essential Practices for Leaders to Multiply Leaders. Dave and his wife, Sue, live in Naperville IL. They have three adult children - Amy, Joshua and Caleb.
Jon Ferguson is co-founder of Community Christian Church, a church with 14 locations in the Chicagoland area, and NewThing, which is Community's global church planting mission. He is the Chicago Network pastor at Community, overseeing COMMUNITY'S initiatives in Chicago, including three new locations in the last three years. He also serves as teaching pastor and leads the team of staff champions for adult, student, children and creative arts ministries across all COMMUNITY locations. He is an adjunct professor at Wheaton College Graduate School, and he co-authored The Big Idea, Exponential and Discover Your Mission Now!. He lives in Lincoln Park on the north side of Chicago with his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Graham and Chloe.