Neil R. Anderson
Neil is an ordained pastor with over 20 years of ministry experience. He serves as Director of Thrive Ministry Leadership Residency, as a pastor to pastors with Standing Stone Ministry, and as a SOULeader partner and executive board member. Neil's heart beats for pastors and Christian leaders. His calling is to support, mentor, and coach those on the front lines of ministry in 1-on-1 and small group/team settings. He cares about cultivating healthy environments and facilitating honest conversations with pastors and leaders - giving them space to rest, reflect, listen, and share; and giving the Spirit room to do His work of deep renewal, growth, and transformation.
Neil is a graduate of Biola University and Talbot School of Theology, and has worked as a pastor, teacher, and missions director in various churches and non-profits. Neil formerly served 10 years as the Senior Pastor of Coast Bible Church in San Juan Capistrano, CA. He and his wife, Casey, reside in Knoxville, TN with their three children.