Joby Martin

Joby Martin has been in full-time ministry for 20 years and serves as the lead pastor of non-denominational Church of Eleven22. Through a movement of God, Joby and a team of leaders successfully launched Church of Eleven22 in September 2012. Joby considers his life’s mission to live out Acts 11:24: “For He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith … And a great many people were added to the Lord.” His passion is proclaiming the gospel and seeing lives surrendered to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Joby is married to Gretchen, who sings and writes songs, and leads worship alongside the Eleven22 Worship band. They have two children, JP and Reagan.

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FREE Video From the 2014 Leadership Tensions Forum

Most church planters get sidetracked form their visions within the first few years. Sticking to the vision takes extraordinary discipline…

Joby Martin’s HeroMaker Story


Accountability in a Church Plant | Joby Martin | Exponential

If you make your church about lights and sounds and the show, you're not really running a church; you're running…


The Jesus Factor in Leadership | Joby Martin

[bctt tweet="If you use your ministry to validate you before Jesus, you will die under that weight. - Joby Martin"…


Raising Up New Leaders | Joby Martin | Exponential

The number one thing to do in ministry is to equip the saints to do the work of the ministry.…

Building a Healthy Elder Board

A key ingredient to launching a healthy church is building the right team of elders. As a 3-year-old church plant…


Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Culture eats strategy for breakfast; it determines direction and predicts behavior. The culture you create, beginning with your staff, will…

Gospel-Centered Explosive Growth

Privilege: What It Is, Why It’s White, and Who It Affects


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