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Helping faith-based leaders of businesses, churches, and nonprofit organizations expand their leadership capacity and achieve their highest impact.

What We Offer

Leadership Coaching

Personal, customized coaching provides strategic conversations and resources to help you Maximize Your Impact

Strategic Consulting

Let’s tackle a specific tangible area or your business or ministry and provide clarity and focus on next steps and actions.

Ministry Leadership Track

Maximize your Kingdom Impact through specialized coaching for pastors and ministry leaders. The result will impact eternity.

Change Management Training

Let us help you embrace and activate research-proven strategies on leading change to bring success to your team and organization.

Let's Connect

Are you experiencing a season of change or challenge?
Let us partner with you towards progress and peace, joy and results..

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, working as for the Lord, and not for men.

— Colossians 3:23

About Greg Ligon

Mission: Helping mission-driven leaders and teams accelerate their leadership impact through strategic consulting and coaching. Transforming leaders by turning complexity and chaos into focus and forward progress.
Greg Ligon is the founder and CEO of Leading Stronger. Greg has a passion to see leaders, their teams and their organizations thrive through strategic planning and foundational leadership growth. Greg has over 30 years’ experience serving as a successful leader in both church and business. He served and led churches from 300 to 30,000 people in attendance. He has created leadership development training for churches, nonprofits and other companies including Chick-Fil-A.
His love for connecting people combined with his strategic leadership skills create a unique passion around helping people and organizations grow. Greg’s Strengths Finder Profile includes Maximizer, Responsibility, Belief, Positivity, Learner.

Greg has a bachelor’s degree in business from Baylor University and a master’s Degree from Southwestern Seminary. Greg enjoys playing tennis and golf as well as reading and writing about leadership. Greg and his wife have two children in college and live in New Braunfels, TX where his wife serves as a camp director at T Bar M Camps.

About Our Team

Greg Ligon
Founder

Greg Ligon is the founder and CEO of Leading Stronger. Greg has a passion to see leaders, their teams and their organizations thrive through strategic planning and foundational leadership growth. Greg has over 30 years’ experience serving as a successful leader in both church and business. He served and led churches from 300 to 30,000 people in attendance. He has created leadership development training for churches, nonprofits and other companies including Chick-Fil-A.

In addition to Greg’s extensive leadership experience, he has received over 140 hours of training in leadership coaching from ICF approved organizations. Greg served as the executive director and lead coach for SOLIDpastors where he provided leadership coaching for pastors across the country along with the team of coaches he recruited.

Greg is known for his engaging style, his passion for others and his profound commitment to his client’s success and growth.

Dr. Jeff Holmes

Jeff Holmes has more than 24 years’ experience in executive-level ministry positions, including 12+ years in executive pastor and lead pastor roles across the state of California. Jeff provides senior executive coaching to CEO’s, pastors, and ministry leaders. A dedicated coach for over 30 years, he has worked with top leaders during times of crisis and helped numerous young high potential leaders move from graduation to placement in high-level leadership roles across the US. He has also raised tens of millions of dollars for faith-based nonprofits and charities.

Jeff holds Doctor of Theology and Master of Theology degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary and a BA in psychology with a minor in macroeconomics from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also Gottman certified for counseling and an accomplished parenting counselor. Jeff has been married to his gifted interior designer wife, Marci, for 29 years, has a son in college, and is a dedicated athlete in his free time

Dr. Russ Rainey

Russ Rainey is a Board-Certified Coach and Ordained Pastor whose mission is to serve pastors and Christian leaders who want to enhance their own personal leadership and spiritual impact on others. For over 30 years, Dr. Rainey has served five large churches in the areas of Counseling, Recovery and Discipleship.

Russ is passionate about helping people get unstuck and grow so they can make a greater impact in their home, their team and their organization. Russ and his family live in Raleigh, North Carolina where he and his wife enjoy family, grandkids, mountains and the beach.

Nobility is not being better than your fellow man, but being better than your former self

— Ernest Hemingway