Brandon Hatmaker
Author, Speaker

Brandon Hatmaker is an author, church planter, non-profit collaborator and missional strategist. He currently serves as lead pastor of Austin New Church (, is co-founder of Restore Communities (, and is a ministry coach with Missio ( Together, ANC and Restore Communities have developed a unique network of missional communities, churches, and non-profits which serve in a collective effort to impact their city and world. Brandon is married to author and speaker, Jen Hatmaker.

Articles + Resources


The Church as Community

In this video from Exponential 2013, Brandon Hatmaker, pastor of Austin New Church and father of five, shares a bit…

Simplifying Missional: How to Live on Mission

Living missionally and leading a church on mission is not that complicated. Based on years of practical experience with planting…


Seven Steps to Engaging Need through Missional Community

We cannot engage culture and ignore the needs of culture. Join Brandon Hatmaker as he discusses not only how to…


Transcend: The Future of Equipping and Resourcing the Missional Church

Every missional leader is challenged to build a framework that establishes a pathway for making disciples and developing leaders. You…


Launching Service-Based Missional Communities

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Brandon Hatmaker speaks on how most of us want Missional/Incarnational Communities that are truly focused…

Missional Saturation: 5 Changes Every Church Must Make

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Brandon Hatmaker speaks about the changes a church must make to gain and maintain missional…


Q&A: Create Structure for Social Action in Any Church Context

Join Brandon as he answers your questions about setting up a social action structure in your church.