Mac Lake is the visionary architect of The LAUNCH Group. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute (1984) and Dallas Theological Seminary (1990). In 1997, Mac planted Carolina Forest Community Church in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In 2004, he moved to Charleston, South Carolina, to serve as leadership development pastor at Seacoast Church. In July 2010, Mac partnered with Brian Bloye at West Ridge Church to start LAUNCH. Since beginning in Jan 2011, LAUNCH has assessed over 170 church planters and trained over 80 planters across the country. Mac and his wife, Cindy, live in metro Atlanta and have three children, Brandon, Jordan and Brianna. You can follow Mac on his blog at maclakeonline.com.