Geoff has served on the leadership teams at Seacoast Church and Saddleback Church, and served as Managing Director of Exponential. He is an author of The Multisite Church Revolution, The Multisite Church Roadtrip and Ten Stupid Things that Keep Churches from Growing. He now serves as Pastor of Church Planting at Southeast Christian Church in Parker, Colorado, as well as coaching churches and leaders around the country. Geoff lives in Denver, with his wife Sherry. They have two awesome kids, a wonderful daughter-in-law, and the most beautiful granddaughters on earth. But, alas, Geoff cannot juggle.
A NextGen Leader’s Guide to OC22Thursday February 17, 2022 | Geoff Surratt
Not sure which breakouts to attend at OC22 this year? Take it from me! I'm seasoned at the Orange Conference thing, and I have some recommendations. Check out the sessions I would go to for each NextGen ministry! Read more
Helping Volunteers Navigate ChangeWednesday May 9, 2018 | Geoff Surratt
It was time for a change, it was time to move the 4:00 pm Saturday service to 5:00 pm. We spent months researching optimum service times, asking families for input and discussing the change with stakeholders. (I didn’t know service times had stakeholders.) When the day came for the change, however, weeping and wailing was […] Read more
A New Kind Of Startup ChurchMonday August 29, 2016 | Geoff Surratt
Back in the 1940s, when my grandfather started his first church in a wheat field, there were no church planting conferences, no church planting networks, and no money for new churches. It was just my grandfather, his family, and an abandoned church building. His strategy for reaching unchurched families was my grandmother teaching a Sunday […] Read more