Phil Ling, Founder
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phil_new_useAs a church planter, business entrepreneur and sixth generation ministry leader, Phil Ling provides energetic leadership and strategic direction to The Giving Church consulting team. His expertise in building networks and developing resources to establish and strengthen congregations and non-profit organizations is a hallmark of his ministry and is an unparalleled asset to the clients he serves.

Prior to launching his own consulting firm, Phil served as Vice President of Development for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, representing Franklin Graham, the President and CEO. Phil led a team of individuals with the responsibility of donor relations, underwriting of the annual operating budget that exceeded 130 million dollars, developing major donor strategies, Foundation interaction, and developing strategic partnerships.

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Tim Cooper, Director of Strategic Initiatives
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NEWTimuseTim has served churches in Florida and Kentucky with experience as an Executive Pastor, Lead Pastor, and Church Planter. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts from Florida Christian College and a Masters in New Testament from Johnson University. He is the author of Miles Past Normal (Wipf & Stock 2010) and Awestruck (Spring 2011) and co-author of The Generosity Tsunami (Spring 2016) with Phil Ling.

As a church-planter, pastor, author, and entrepreneur, Tim brings intense focus to client relations, building partnership networks, and implementing dynamic vision campaigns to help churches leverage their vision for Kingdom growth. Tim lives in the bluegrass of Central Kentucky with his wife, April, and their children- Makayla, Trace, and Lilly Grace.


Bruce Templeton, Senior Consultant
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brucebwServing as Senior Pastor for the past 25 years at First Christian Church in Huntington Beach, CA, Bruce led the church through rapid growth from 500-4,000; including a 20 million dollar campus redesign. Bruce brings leadership and wisdom to The Giving Church coaching team.





Georgia Curtis Ling, Creative Communications Director

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Georgia Curtis Ling has over three decades of experience in graphic design, branding, visual arts, and free lance writing.  As an award winning writer and best selling author, Georgia is unparalleled at helping organizations tell their story and connect to their audiences.





Lauren Ling, Graphic Artist

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lauren_macgrathAs an up and coming  free lance graphic designer Lauren brings fresh insight and a contemporary creative touch to The Giving Church design team.  From print to web she is involved with creating custom brand identity and logo design. Recently, working with Fusioncorp Design she lead crucial design roles including the creation of the 2012 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure marketing campaign.




Philip Ling, Photographer
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lingbwWith over 8 years of photography experience, Phil’s photojournalistic style captures real moments in a refreshing, natural and contemporary way. Phil has shot in extensive locations including Europe, the South Pacific, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southeastern United States.





Andrew Baker, Senior Producer
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andrew_bakerlondonWith a lengthy background in media content creation, Andrew has the technical expertise to make your vision an on-screen reality.  With a background in church production, he understands the reality of tight budgets and quickly approaching deadlines. Andrew has worked on staff in churches of 100 & 10,000. He understands the uniqueness and quality of your production needs. Andrew graduated from Asbury University with a degree in Media Communication and has worked professionally in corporate communications.  He is the husband of Jeana and enjoys seeing new places and meeting new people.