Pastors' Leadership Network

Mastermind & Mentoring Groups 


Plans fail with lack of counsel, but with many advisers, they succeed. Proverbs 15:22

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We talk about the things you didn't learn in seminary.

The purpose of Pastors' Leadership Network Mastermind & Mentoring Groups is to encourage, equip, and inspire visionary pastors and leaders. We believe healthy and growing churches are led by healthy and growing pastors.  

Emerging Leaders

Age 25 to 39

Relevant topics include:

  • How long will it take before I'm truly seen as the pastor?
  • How do I shepherd my wife?
  • How do I lead people who are older than I am?
  • How do I know when it's time to leave?

Impact Leaders

Age 40 to 54

Relevant topics include:

  • How do I facilitate change and know when the time is right?
  • What do I do when my church is dying?
  • How can I admit I'm wrong without losing trust?
  • How can I keep growing?

Fourth Quarter Leaders

Age 55+

Relevant topics include:

  • How can I invest in the next generation of pastors?
  • What do I do when churches aren't calling?
  • How do I prepare for retirement?
  • How do I shepherd my wife through the empty nest years?


Pastor Darren Mechling shares how Pastors' Leadership Network has helped him grow as a leader and connect with fellow pastors.

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What You Receive

  • Peer group input to help you go from where you are to where you want to be.
  • Wise counsel from people who know what it takes to get to where you want to go and have achieved it already.
  • An opportunity to invest in others who aren't quite as far on their journey as you are.
  • A safe and trustworthy community of creative leaders with decades of cumulative experience.
  • Two monthly video calls.
  • An in-person group meet-up during the year.
  • Personal access to the PLN network of pastors, mentors and leaders.
  • Membership into the Pastors' Leadership Network community.
  • All PLN courses.

Outcomes and Results


  • Gain clarity on your goals and desired outcomes.

  • Develop a mindset for success and achievement of goals.

  • Develop habits and best practices to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Modify life goals when required.

  • Encourage self-reflection and accountability.

  • Tailor strategies and goals to fit your gifts and skillset.

  • Experience hot seat opportunities to receive input from creative and experienced leaders.

  • Receive unconditional support and encouragement from mentors and members.

  • Discover blind spots and potential land mines.

  • Improve confidence in being faithful to your calling and assignment.

  • Overcome obstacles, fear and insecurities that can hold you back.

  • Create a plan to reach your goals faster and more effectively.

Investment: $250 per month

Every pastor should have a Paul, a Barnabas, and a Timothy. Groups* are personally led by seasoned mentors, with input from the wide range of group members' experiences. 

Periodically, high capacity pastors and leaders will join in leading the discussions. 

*Limited to 12 leaders per group. Participants pay by the month and are encouraged to commit to at least 6 months to a year to forge meaningful friendships. We realize life happens, so members may leave a groups any time due to extenuating circumstances. 


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