Tim Soerens

Tim Soerens is the co-founding executive director of the Parish Collective and author of the newly released Everywhere You Look: Discovering the Church, Right Where You Are.

His co-authored first book The New Parish: How Neighborhood Churches Transform Mission, Discipleship, and Community (Intervarsity Press, 2014) won multiple awards, including Christianity Today’s award of merit.

He has launched multiple sold-out conferences including the Inhabit Conference, New Parish Conference UK, Conspire Gathering, and Neighborhood Economics Conference. He also co-founded Neighborhood Economics to catalyze entrepreneurship as a path to wealth for marginalized communities.

A popular speaker, Tim communicates each year to a broad cross section of organizations and denominations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.

Closer to home, he’s helping to start South Park Neighborhood Church and is a co-founding owner of Resistencia Coffee, a neighborhood coffee shop, as well as the South Park Idea Lab.

He lives in Seattle, WA with his wife Maria-Jose and their sons Lukas, Joaquín, and Benjamín.

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