Jon Ferguson
Author, Speaker

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.

Articles + Resources


Movement Starts With One

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Jon Fergurson, Dave Ferguson, and Tammy Melchien speak on how movement starts with one person.…

Unlearn Everything: A New School in the Urban Context

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Jon Ferguson and Brian Moll talk about the need to unlearn church planting and the…


Top 10 Learnings in Multi-site

In this Exponential 2011 podcast, join Geoff Surratt, Jon Ferguson, Dave Browning, and Mark Jobe for a Panel Discussion around…


How You and Your Friends Can Start a Missional Church Movement


Reproducing Leaders

2007 Exponential Conference Reproducing Churches Track.  Discover a reproducing strategy for leaders that will allow your church to experience exponential…