Training Leaders for Healthy Churches
The Lovelace Leadership Connection is designed to provide consulting and training services to pastors, church planters, and organizations that are seeking development skills and tools that promote personal and organizational growth. Dr. Parnell M. Lovelace, Jr. serves as our lead consultant and a leading voice in the following areas of support:
• Church Growth
• Leadership Development
• Team Building
• Transitional Leadership
• Pastoral Succession Planning
• Ministry and Social Connection
The vision of the Lovelace Leadership Connection is to expand the church of Jesus Christ through healthy leadership and proven strategies of empowerment.
The mission of the Lovelace Leadership Connection is to train and consult churches for the purpose of building healthy and growing organizations.
The Lovelace Leadership Connection provides professional services that are designed to strengthen the spiritual, emotional, and organizational skill set of church leadership and ministry teams. This is accomplished through the following:
Our Distinctive Features
• Personalized and engaging support
• Trans-denominational experience
• Cost effectiveness
• Researched and proven strategies for ministry
• Proven church planting experience
• 35 years of ministry expertise
• 25 years of successful pastoral ministry and church growth
• Pastoral Succession experience
• Multi-cultural and multi-ethnic experience
• Member of Society of Church Consultants
• Member of Church Planting Leadership Fellowship
• Member of American Leadership Forum
Parnell M. Lovelace, Jr., MSW, MPTh, D.Min.
Parnell M. Lovelace, Jr. serves as the lead consultant of Lovelace Leadership Connection, a professional consulting group designed to train leaders and grow healthy church organizations.
He is described as a strategist, a communicator, a teacher, a thinker, and a progressive leader. He serves as a mentor and friend among multitudes of pastors across many denominations. The merging of his spiritual journey and his training in social science has facilitated an approach that reaches people of all backgrounds. Dr. Lovelace has recently led this large multi-ethnic church he planted 25 years ago through a successful leadership transition. This has resulted in continual growth and impact within the region and abroad.
Parnell has received lifelong academic training as well as and personal mentorship and coaching from such leaders such as:
Parnell has sought to excel academically and professionally by completing the following:
He continues to be a sought-after voice and counsel within the church and civic community. He has been the recipient of various awards, commendations, and recognitions including:
He is married to the love of his life, Dianna L. (Richardson) Lovelace of East Palo Alto, California. They are the parents of one son and care for their niece.
Administrator and Coordinator
Cedrick brings a wealth of organizational support to the Lovelace Leadership Connection Team. He is a native of North Carolina and serves effectively with building organizational teams and strategic planning. He serves as the contact for scheduling Dr. Lovelace and facilitates consult services and other hosted activities.
Vanessa fills the role of editor for writing projects currently in the works for Dr. Lovelace. She originally hails from East Texas and studied music and English
literature at the University of Oklahoma. She has lived in Scotland, England and Nashville, TN, and currently resides in Denver, CO, with her husband, Lewis, and their two children, Emily and Henry. Vanessa appreciates good writing and good ideas and looks forward to helping bring these things to life with the Lovelace Leadership Connection team.
Dr. Parnell Lovelace reminds me of what was said of Nathaniel: "He is a man in whom there is no guile."
His heart is matched by his skills in communication and leading.
This causes every contribution he makes a valuable, Spirit led addition to any church or group wanting God’s best."
"Dr. Parnell M. Lovelace Jr. is the real deal.
I have seen the fruit of his work, watched the leaders he has developed, and experienced the health of the church he founded and led. I would and have trusted Dr. Lovelace to lead me personally.
You will not be disappointed in his wisdom or counsel".
"Having known Dr. Parnell Lovelace for a number of years, I can say with confidence that you are in good hands. His experience helping churches fulfill their mission in a time of changing ministry environments is what he does best."
Dr. Parnell Lovelace has my highest recommendation. He is a superb leader and consultant who knows the local church and Church Growth, too.
If you want to enlarge your leadership skills, as well as increasing your church's growth, Dr. Lovelace is the man for you.
“I want to commend the personal life and public ministry of Dr. Parnell Lovelace—a personal friend of mine for decades, a trusted fellow shepherd in whom I take great delight—observing his fidelity to the Word, spiritual passion, wisdom and practical sensitivity.
Dr. Lovelace’s good sense and leadership, along with his focus on scriptural principles and Holy Spirit enablement are in as fine a balance as any church leader I know. I greatly commend him and his wife as true servant leaders.”
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