Linda Bergquist has been starting churches for over 30 years. She is a mentor, coach, trainer, encourager, and church planting catalyst. She is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, where she teaches church planting at the main campus and inside a local prison. She is a regular contributor to churchplanting.com.
Sean Benesh is planting the Ion Community, a church in metro Vancouver, BC, Canada. He teaches as an adjunct professor in the areas of a theology of the city, community transformation, and other urban issues. Sean has been involved in church planting both as a planter and a strategist, in addition to being a hiking and mountain biking guide.