"Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Saviour and my hope is in you all day long."  (Psalm 25:4-5)


The growth of your church or organization comes with  knowing your core competencies and your vision, and the plan that God has set out for you. Churches are learning organizations, planted in biblical principles. Footpath Leadership Development, will activate your vision, facilitate a transformation of your church or organization, and enable you to be a leader in ministering to people. Through the strategic use of tools, techniques, and organizational and leadership coaching, your church can be poised to be transformed into a winning organization. Your church has the potential to be vibrant and financially stable. You and your team can leave a legacy for the Kingdom of God.

Leading Edge Strategy

Your church has a missional and outreach story that needs to be unleashed into a world longing for purpose and spiritual transformation. Know your competitive advantage and grow your church through innovation and creativity. This comes through strategic planning and setting out plans of action that are focused on delivering measurable results.

Talent is Everything

You and your ministry team need to be continually learning, on the leading edge of strategic thinking, and you need to be experts in implementation. Footpath Leadership Development can assist you in developing your people, your staff, and ministry leaders and volunteers. You can enhance your creative capacity to win and surpass your ministry goals.

For Pastors and Churches

Benefitting from years of top-level executive and pastoral experience, Michael Dell, the principle architect of Footpath Leadership Development, is in a unique position to offer solid and tangible direction for improving strategy, vision, and the transformational capacity of your church and ministry.

  • Strategic planning and vision-casting for pastors and  church boards

  • Assessing ministry strengths and weaknesses

  • Engaging ministry volunteers

  • Church policy and decision-making processes

  • Pastoral/Board renewal and conflict management

  • Re-focusing your leadership on biblical principles and scriptural knowledge

  • Setting parameters for counselling and spiritual care support

  • Managing optimal pastoral/congregational relations

  • Pastoral coaching and leadership development



"When we brought Mike Dell into our organization to complete a Leadership Audit, we didn’t realize at the time that the process would be a motivator for us in itself!

Mike’s professionalism, experience, and wisdom in relating to our leaders was exceptional! When he made a final, summary presentation to us, he was able to speak in ways that encouraged and empowered us all to move forward into God’s plan for us."                                Pastor Jim Gordon, Elora Road Christian Fellowship