Geoff Surratt

Geoff has been in ministry for 35 years as a family pastor, executive pastor and senior pastor. He was one of the early pioneers of the multisite church movement, overseeing the campus expansion of Seacoast Church and Saddleback Church. He also served as the Managing Director of Exponential and has authored or co-authored four books including The Multisite Church Revolution and Together. For the past ten years Geoff has coached leaders across the U.S. and Europe on multiplication, strategy and structure.

Geoff is the author of several books including The Multisite Church Revolution and 10 Stupid Things that Keep Churches from Growing.

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Geoff Surratt Posts
  • How To Make A Good Sermon Great

    The art of writing a sermon fascinates me. How does a speaker move from a good idea to a great... Read more

  • The Secret Life of Pastors

    What is your goal as a pastor? What would bring real satisfaction? I know pastors who have 100... Read more

  • 5 Indispensable Questions For Speakers

    This past week as I was wrestling with a message for the weekend I had to go back to five basic... Read more

  • Your Church Will Die

    Earlier this year on my blog I started a series of posts called Your Church Will Die in which I... Read more

  • Five Ways To Survive Monday Mornings

    Do you ever feel like King David on Monday morning? Psalm 42:4 –Psalm 42:5 (NLTSE) My heart is... Read more

  • Tips for Church Planters (and others) New to Working From Home

    One of the biggest changes in moving into the latest chapter in my life is working from home. When... Read more

  • The Problem With Church Buildings

    One of the first questions every church planter (after, “Why won’t you turn the music... Read more

  • Eight Ways to Make Portable Sustainable

    Let’s be honest, doing church in a portable environment is a pain. Whether you have three... Read more

  • Do We REALLY Need To Plant More Churches?

    Here is a question that has been bothering me a lot lately; there seems to be a new church plant in... Read more

  • The Vision Thing

    The most important question any church planter can ask is “ Why am I planting a church?” I have... Read more

  • Harvesting Without Planting

    Talking with a potential church planter recently I got a picture that is either from God or the 64... Read more

  • Are You Helping Or Hurting Your Community?

    I heard an amazing talk recently by Dr. Brian Fikkert, author of When Helping Hurts and Community... Read more

  • The End Of The Great Commission

    Last week I was hanging out with some of the smartest people on the planet kicking around how we... Read more

  • Elephant or Rabbit?

    A friend recently shared this proverb with me, “If you want 100 tons of meat, raise elephants. If... Read more

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