JR Woodward is co-founder of Kairos Los Angeles, a network of neighborhood churches in the Los Angeles area. He serves on the board for the Ecclesia Network and GCM. He founded [nlcf] a church at Virginia Tech, and The Unembraced, a ministry to orphans in the Turkana region of Kenya. He is also the co-founder and director of The Solis Foundation that awards micro-grants to help start small businesses in Kenya. JR enjoys coaching church planters and consulting churches. He is a sought out conference speaker, a writer, as well as an avid blogger. He is the author of Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World. JR has Masters of Arts in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. JR lives in Hollywood, California.