Curtis A. Thompson is the Adult Ministries Pastor for Kentwood Community Church in Kentwood, Michigan. He oversees the spiritual formation of congregants from ages 18 and older through their participation in life groups, classes, programs and events. He accepted his call into ministry in the Fall of 2001 and was ordained as a licensed minister in July 2005. Pastor Curtis’s educational background includes being a Graduate of Tennessee State University, with a BS in Civil Engineer, and is presently enrolled at Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University for his MDIV with an expected April 2016 graduation date.
As a faith based consultant, Curtis has provided comprehensive strategic planning and social engagement with faith based organizations, churches and ministries for various corporate entities to encourage and develop partnering opportunities that may include sponsorship, community outreach, capacity building, technological assistance, and the planning and/or marketing of events in several states including Illinois and its bordering states. In addition, as a Missional Coach, he has provided professional collaborative services on several church consultations with Dr. Bob Whitesel, for churches located in Florida, St. Louis and Ohio.
Pastor Curtis has been mentored and groomed by many other outstanding and prominent leaders in ministry settings ranging from 1,500 to 25,000 membered congregations; serving as a senior leader and associate minister. From 2011 to 2015, he was the Spiritual Transformation Director of Next Step, which focused on areas of discipleship, spiritual growth and formation. Pastor Curtis believes that proper development in spiritual leadership is essential in transforming the lives of Believers. Likewise, the concept of team building is imperative in the implementation of God’s Agenda for His Kingdom.
Pastor Curtis has a passion for his family (Wife – Meochia and 5 Kids – Disha, Broc, Aubryn, Kurstyn and Meochia Aponi) and the people of God. He is dedicated to transforming lives by teaching and preaching that an intimate holistic relationship with God is the most important relationship in our lives. This approach to ministry leads to a holistic lifestyle that glorifies God and will transform the lives and relationships of the Believer. Pastor Curtis fulfills this purpose in his life as a pastor, a faith-based consultant and Missional Coach.
You can connect with Curtis at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of Focus:
- Leadership development
- Strategic planning
- Change Management
- Team Building
- Leadership and Congregational Formation