Artie Davis

Artie Davis loves small town pastors and leaders and has a passion to help them “Lead BIG in the Small.” He is the founding pastor of Cornerstone, a multi-ethnic, multisite church in the small town of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Artie is a successful entrepreneur and has a passion for coaching and multiplying leaders and writes about it on his blog, He oversees and directs, a gathering movement for leaders and pastors in smaller towns, and also wrote the book Craveable, in which he challenges the Church to truly reflect the person of Jesus. Artie is wildly in love with his wife, Georgie, their three kids and the dream he will some day be trained as a “senior” Navy Seal!

Articles + Resources


Three Must-Have Tools for Finding, Correcting and Preventing Church Goof-Ups

You hear it all the time, "If we had only known." Many of those goof ups that cost a church…

Three Vital Steps in Developing a Great Ministry Action Plan (M.A.P.)


TEAM & STAFFING: Building a Big Team in a Small-Town Church

Leading or planting in a small town is quite challenging, especially when trying to identify and build a passionate team.…


Your Measurements Determine Your Magnitude

Numbers matter. No doubt about it, the things we count matter to the kingdom of God and to your leadership.…


Simple Essentials for Multiplying Your Church

The church is all about multiplication. Jesus is still all about multiplication. Multiplication has to happen at every level of…

The Mission of a Growing, Small City Church

What is the mission of your church? It's really quite simple. Jesus modeled it, the Church was founded on it,…


How to Build and Maintain Momentum When Starting with Nothing

The big 'mo.' It's real and it's important in the life of your church like it is in the course…

The Mission Matrix and the Craveable Church

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Artie Davis speaks about why making disciples is less about being told how and more…