Our consultants have extensive practical local church experience, theological training, and conference-leading expertise. They are committed to Jesus Christ and his church and abide by a strict code of ethics.
Chuck Lawless, Ph.D., is the founder of the Lawless Group, and is considered one of the leading experts on the church today. He is the author or co-author of eight books on the church, including Discipled Warriors, Serving in Your Church Prayer Ministry, and Membership Matters. He emphasizes the need for a strong biblical foundation in growing healthy churches.
In addition to serving as Dean of Graduate Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, Dr. Lawless has many years of pastoral experience. He has consulted with hundreds of churches and denominational entities, specializing in topics such as growth strategies, spiritual warfare, prayer, Sunday school renewal, and small church growth.
Dr. Lawless was also the senior vice-president of the Rainer Group, the church consulting group headed by Dr. Thom Rainer. When Dr. Rainer was elected President and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, he closed the Rainer Group and directed his consulting work to Dr. Lawless.
Our Executive Leadership
Pam Lawless serves as Senior Vice President for the Lawless Group. Her primary responsibilities include oversight and management of the Wake Forest, North Carolina office. Pam also assists with church interviews.
Brandon Conner, Ph.D. serves as the Vice-President of Consulting Services for the Lawless Group and staff pastor at a church in Ohio. He has served with Dr. Lawless in leading consultations in several states. He is also a contributor to the book, The Challenge of the Great Commission: God's Mandate for the Local Church. Brandon’s wife, Stephanie, helps with church interviews.
Kevin Hall, M.Div is the Vice-President of Marketing for the Lawless Group. He specializes in worship evaluation, contextualized urban ministry, and church security. Kevin also serves as a police officer in Michigan.
Tim Beougher, Ph.D., has extensive experience in church planting, pastoral ministry, and church consultation. The author of several books, Dr. Beougher also serves as the Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism and Church Growth at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Adam Greenway, PhD., is a professor who desires to help churches grow. An expert in apologetics, Dr. Greenway is dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Ministry at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.