Daniel Im is the Founder of NewChurches.com and the Director of Church Multiplication for LifeWay Christian Resources. He is a Teaching Pastor at The Fellowship, a multisite church in Nashville. He is the author of No Silver Bullets: Five Small Shifts that will Transform Your Ministry, and co-author of Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply (2nd ed) with Ed Stetzer. He also co-hosts the New Churches Q&A Podcast, the 5 Leadership Questions Podcast, and a brand new podcast with his wife on marriage and parenting called the IMbetween Podcast.
Daniel has an M.A. in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary and is passionate about leadership and the local church. He loves to be a part of creating the systems, strategies, tools and resources to help new churches get planted, campuses get started, and catalyze churches towards multiplication. He has served and pastored in church plants and multisite churches ranging from 100 people to 50,000 people in Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Korea, Edmonton, and Nashville.
Daniel is a scholar-practioner who can not only create theory, but also implement it in an innovative way to solve problems. His experience and strength is in creating alignment and momentum within teams and churches by implementing strategies and systems to move the church towards multiplication. In other words, he is a strategic thinker that can produce, rather than a strategic thinker that can muse.
Daniel is also a Gallup Strengths Performance Coach (Strengths Advisor) and has led over 500 people through the StrengthsFinder assessment in multiple countries. He is a Maximizer, Learner, Intellection, Developer, Strategic, Achiever, Input, and Relator.