About the Authors

DENNY SPITTERS

Vice President of Church Partnerships for Pioneers USA, has served in many church staff roles as worship, missions and small group pastor and understands the significance of missions in the local church. During his vocational ministry, Denny served on the staff of two mega-churches, directed para-church ministry and helped plant several churches. He also spent fifteen years as a business owner. 

MATTHEW ELLISON

Served as a missions pastor at a mega-church for nine years. During this time he realized there was a growing wave of churches no longer to only support missions. Instead they desired to have active global engagement. This led to the founding of Sixteen-Fifteen, where he serves as President and Church Missions Coach. Since 2004 he has been coaching churches across the United States, helping them develop missions vision and strategy. 

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