Bob Feitl

Hi! My name is Bob, and I currently live in Southwest Michigan although I have spent many years living and working in LA, San Diego, NYC, London and Dubai.

 

Previous to being an Executive Pastor (XP) for 26 years in 3 mega-churches I was an architect and construction manager in the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. for 20 years.

 

My amazing wife, DJ and I have a maried son, a married daughter & 6 terrific grandchildren!

Profile:

  • Strengths Finder Signature Themes: Achiever, Maximizer, Connectedness, Arranger, Learner
  • Balanced marriage of pastoral heart, leadership gifts, and administrative skills.
  • Vision implementer with emphasis on leadership development.
  • Strategic planner with organizational, staff, and management skills.
  • Pragmatic systems designer in a purpose-driven environment.

Career Highlights:

  • Led staffs up to 115 FT and PT people and a budget of $6.5M through worship attendance growth of 1800 to 4500 over 14 years.
  • Acted as pastoral caregiver for up to seventeen-person pastoral staff.
  • Assisted in developing mission and core values. Provided daily operational direction through senior staff to all ministry and operational programs to assure implementation of the vision.
  • Developed and taught leadership training courses with 300 graduates in three years.
  • Developed new staff organizational models to handle growth, increasing complexity, and changing needs.
  • Directed and implemented short & long-range strategic planning cycles including goal setting and tracking.
  • Acted as primary spokesperson of our church-growth vision and model to visiting pastors from U.S. and overseas.
  • Leadership of $19M state-of-the-art campus relocation in California and $9M worship center addition in Michigan.

Other:

  • Co-founder of Executive Pastors Network in Southern California
  • Hosted "Administrator's" page for 6 years at XPastor.org     
  • On original leadership team for Full Strength Network fullstrength.org
  • Ordained Pastor
  • Licensed architect in USA and the UK.
  • Property owner based title "Lord Robert Feitl of Glencoe" 

Experience:

 

Years

 

Company/Position                 

Location

2003 - 2013

         

Gracespring Bible Church

Executive Pastor

(Attendance 1800)

Southwest Michigan
2001 - 2003

New Venture Christian Fellowship    

Executive Pastor 

(Attendance 3000)

San Diego, CA suburbs
1987 - 2001

Calvary Community Church

Executive Pastor 

(Attendance 4500)

Los Angeles, CA suburbs

1969 - 1987

Architect & Construction Manager,

Regional Vice President

in two multinational 

design & construction firms

(Managed staffs

of five to seventy-five people and projects of $1M - $1billion+)       

Los Angeles, London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt, New York City, San Diego, Phoenix, Sacramento, Tuscon