ABOUT ROB

Rob Kelly is the Founder & CEO of the FORCLT Network. Rob is also co-founder of the City Leaders Collective (with Eric Swanson), which connects and equips city network leaders globally. Rob is co-author of the forthcoming book ‘Metanoia’ (with Alan Hirsch), and the founder & lead author of the State of the City Report. Prior to this, Rob served 13 years as a pastor, along with numerous other leadership positions, including co-founding CLT/ONE and lecturing at Gordon-Conwell Seminary.  Rob is a graduate of the University of Washington and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Charlotte, and is pursuing doctoral studies from Bakke Graduate University.  Rob is married to Ani, and they are the proud parents of Addison and RJ.

BOOK ROB TO SPEAK AT YOUR EVENT:

Rob is a regular speaker at churches, conferences, seminaries, ministries, and civic organization, both in Charlotte and around the globe. He is comfortable preaching in front of large congregations, lecturing in a classroom setting, or engaging in small group strategy sessions with church and ministry leaders in front of a white board.

Rob also coaches city networks, both locally and globally, on how to build a healthy, sustainable backbone organization to support gospel centered city transformation in cities. To request Rob for a speaking engagement or coaching session, please email info@forcharlotte.org and someone will follow up with you on details.

ROB’S SPEAKING TOPICS:
  • Biblical/Theological & Philosophical Foundations of City Transformation
  • Network Stages, Theory & Leadership
  • Applied Platform Theory
  • History & Principles of Movements
  • City Exegesis
  • Systems & Design Thinking
  • Theology of Union and Theology of the City / Place
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2019 State of the City Report
Check out the 2019 State of the City Report