PlanterDude Staff

The staff at has spent many years devoted to the christian faith. Our staff enjoys sharing their church planting experiences and expertise with church planters everywhere.

Dr. Tom Cheyney  (Church Planting Consultant & Trainer)  Send E-mail to Dr. Tom Cheyney
Tom Cheyney is a veteran church planter and actively coaches church planters and sponsoring churches in best practices for growing church plants. Tom has trained all over North America and has a passion for helping churches sponsor new churches! He has written thousands of resources and five books on church planting for church planters and is a widely sought after conference speaker. If you would like to contact Tom you can do so at [email protected]

Dr. Tom Cheyney
Paul E. Smith  (Church Planter Consultant & Trainer)  Send E-mail to Paul E. Smith
Paul E. Smith is currently pastor of a church plant and has led his church to start twenty-four other church plants in North America, Peru, and Panama in just eight years. Paul Smith has grown three church plants and has been a successful church planter coach for the past ten years. Paul has trained church planters all across the world. He has spoken motivationally for Corporations and consulted with numerous business and Judges. If you would like to invite Paul to work with your church or church planting organization you may do so by contacting him at [email protected] ([email protected]).

Dr. Rodney A. Harrison  (Consultant & Trainer)
Dr. Rodney A. Harrison (Consultant & Trainer)
After twenty years as a church planting in California, the Dakota’s and Minnesota, Harrison accepted an academic past as a professor of Church Planting at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. Currently, Rod serves as the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Director of Doctoral Studies, where he has successfully implemented doctoral programs in Church Planting, Church Revitalization and a Spanish-language track in Missional Leadership. In the classroom, he teaches Administration, Education and Church Planting courses. Outside of the class he continues to work with new and sponsoring churches in the United States and Europe. He is currently starting a new work in Missouri. Additionally, he is the co-author of Spin-Off Churches: How One Church Successfully Plants Another and has written extensively on sponsoring church issues. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Missions Administration and has done post-doctoral work in Historical Theology. Rodney is an excellent consultant and trainer in church planting and has trained all over North America. If you would like to contact Rodney you may do so at [email protected] or on facebook.

Dr. Rodney A. Harrison
Mark Weible  (Church Planting Strategist & Consultant)  Send E-mail to Mark Weible
Mark Weible serves in the strategic city of Orlando where he serves as the Church Planting Director of the Greater Orlando Baptist Association. Mark is a passionate coach and a tremendous church planting consultant. Mark is a certified Natural Church Development coach and a Google Adwords Advertising Professional. If you would like to contact Mark for a consultation or as a conference trainer you may do so at [email protected]

Mark Weible
ACS Technologies & Tom Panos
ACS Technologies and Tom Panos offer great software for all church planters and sponsoring churches! Their System called the "Church Planter Management System" is the greatest tool for those churches just starting out. Contact Tom at [email protected] Your ministry, their supporting systems! 1-800-736-7425 ext. 8114

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