Kelli Gotthardt

Gotthart1.jpegKelli Gotthardt is an author, speaker and leadership consultant.  She has spent 30 years in training and leadership development and continues to catalyze personal and organizational growth among church and business leaders. Kelli travels internationally helping leaders develop skills that increase their capacity to listen, lead and love.  Her authentic, engaging style creates an open, energetic learning environment where good questions are the key to moving below the surface into the deep waters of transformation.  Kelli has a master's degree in spiritual formation and leadership and her memoir, Unlikely Rebel: A Church Girl's Journey Out of Shoulds and Shame, was released in Fall of 2015.   

Kelli is currently the Director of Training for Communitas, International creating and implementing practical training for missional church planters using Communitas’ Dynamic Adventure guidebook. Kelli consults and speaks around the following themes:

  • Using Dynamic Adventure to facilitate discernment and action for missional movement
  • Spiritual formation and mission
  • Whole-person health of leaders
  • Spiritual practices for leadership sustainability
  • Healing from church wounds
  • Facilitation skills for strong teachers
  • Group discernment practices

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