JR Woodward (MA, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a church planter, activist, missiologist, and the national director for church planting with V3, a missional church planting movement. He is the author of Creating a Missional Culture and he desires to awaken people to join God in the renewal of all things. JR is founder of New Life Christian Fellowship (NLCF) and cofounder of Kairos LA, the Solis Foundation, Ecclesia Network, and Missio Alliance. He serves locally with the District Church in Washington DC and is pursuing a PhD at the University of Manchester (UK). He loves to surf, travel, read, skateboard, and meet new people. He enjoys photography and film and tries to attend the Sundance Film Festival whenever he can.