About Will

Will Mancini is the co-founder of Auxano, a growing, nationwide nonprofit church consulting group. Auxano has a team of “navigators” who help hundreds of churches each year to better realize their vision. He is also the author of several titles including Church Unique and Innovating Discipleship. A seminary graduate, he has served on pastoral staff of the church where he is still an active member. Learn more at


About Warren

Warren Bird, Ph.D., is an award-winning author (EPA Gold Medallion and other awards) who has written or collaboratively authored twenty-seven books for Christian leaders. With background as a pastor and seminary professor, he currently is director of research and intellectual capital development for Leadership Network, a nonprofit that helps leading churches move from ideas to implementation to impact. He is one of the world’s leading researchers of megachurches and multisite churches.