Alex Absalom
Author, Speaker

Alex Absalom is a writer, thinker and above all practitioner on the art of leading in a disciple-making, mission-focused culture. He writes two or three times a week on intentional missional leadership at alexabsalom.com. He serves on the leadership of RiverTree Christian Church in northeast Ohio, where he has led the church into planting multiple dozens of mid-sized missional communities, along with the associated discipling structures. He also co-founded Synergy, which offers one-day conferences and learning communities for churches and leaders on the missional journey. Alex has been married to Hannah since 1994, and they have three naughty but charming sons. He is a passionate fan of Liverpool Football Club and is a connoisseur of both fine tea and good Scotch!

Articles + Resources

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How To Be Naturally Supernatural

Almost every time Jesus sends out His disciples on mission, He instructs them to perform the signs of the Kingdom…
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The Seven Step Missional Community Process

We have boiled the process of how to launch, develop, and multiply a missional community down to 7 steps –…

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Transitioning to Missional Forum

When Jesus challenged the crowd in John 6 to "eat my flesh and drink my blood," thousands of people turned…

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The Viral Gospel: How Finding Your Person of Peace Accelerates Your Mission

As you think about your place of mission, who has Jesus called you to love intentionally? The "Person of Peace"…

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Discipleship in Social Space: Missional Communities

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The Viral Gospel: How Finding Your Person of Peace Accelerates Your Mission

Using real-life stories and field-tested tools, Alex and Hannah will help you to: -Understand the importance of Person of Peace…


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The Viral Gospel

In this 22-minute podcast interview with Exponential Director Todd Wilson, missional thought leader Alex Absalom focuses on ReThinking Witness and gives us…
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The Top 7 Missional Community Mistakes

Missional thought leader Alex Absalom draws on his experience helping transition RiverTree Christian Church into an attractional and missional megachurch…

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DISCIPLING RELATIONSHIPS: Social Discipleship

Alex Absalom will show us how Jesus and the leaders of the early church discipled people in large and social…

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How to Create a Missional Culture

What are the values that will best build healthy missional life? How do you build a culture where people are…

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Four Relational Spaces That Will Transform Your Discipleship World

Alex Absalom, one of the pioneers in the missional movement, shares the value, benefits and Biblical basis for using different…
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The Why, How, and What of Disciple-Making

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Alex Absalom talks about the why, how, and what of disciple-making. In order to build…