EQUIPPING CHRISTIANS

FOR THIS CULTURAL MOMENT

“We want to restore Christian influence in our society for the sake of the world. Our desire is to equip Christians to shape culture in business, government, education, arts, media, entertainment, and the social sector. Advancing the Kingdom of God ‘on Earth as it is in Heaven’… this is why the Institute for Faith & Culture exists.”

ROBERT J. PACIENZA, Senior Pastor, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP

ROBERT J. PACIENZA, Founder, Institute for Faith & Culture

Rob Pacienza is the Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (Fort Lauderdale, FL), the President of D. James Kennedy Ministries, and the Founder of the Institute for Faith & Culture. He also serves on the council of the Gospel Reformation Network.

 Rob is a graduate of Samford University (B.A. ’03) and Knox Theological Seminary (M.Div. ’12). He is currently pursuing a D.Min. at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. Rob’s final project will focus on developing a discipleship plan that equips the North American Church to recapture its prophetic voice in the marketplace and the public square. Rob is married to Jennifer and they have two children – Preston and Lydia.

LAUREN COOLEY, Executive Director, Institute for Faith & Culture

Lauren Cooley is the Executive Director of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church’s Institute for Faith & Culture. She is also the Executive Director for the Center for Christian Statesmanship and serves on the Board of Directors for Coral Ridge Ministries.

Lauren has appeared on TV and radio numerous times, including Fox News, Fox Nation, Newsmax, and more. Her work has been published in many outlets including USA Today, the Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times, Townhall, the Christian Post, and the Washington Examiner where she previously served as Editor. Lauren is a graduate of Furman University (B.A. ’14) and is finishing her Master in Liberal Studies at the University of Miami.

LAUREN COOLEY, Executive Director, Institute for Faith & Culture

Lauren Cooley is the Executive Director of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church’s Institute for Faith & Culture. She is also the Executive Director for the Center for Christian Statesmanship and serves on the Board of Directors for Coral Ridge Ministries.

Lauren has appeared on TV and radio numerous times, including Fox News, Fox Nation, Newsmax, and more. Her work has been published in many outlets including USA Today, the Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times, Townhall, the Christian Post, and the Washington Examiner where she previously served as Editor. Lauren is a graduate of Furman University (B.A. ’14) and is finishing her Master in Liberal Studies at the University of Miami.

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