Lee Kricher is the founder of Future Forward Churches, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with a mission “to inspire and equip the Church to fully engage the next generation.” The principles on which Future Forward Churches is based are found in his book, For a New Generation: A Practical Guide for Revitalizing Your Church, which was published by Harper Collins in 2016.
Prior to his current role with Future Forward Churches, Lee served as the Senior Pastor of Amplify Church for fifteen years, a non-denominational church in Pittsburgh. Under his leadership, the church was transformed from an aging, dying church into a multi-generational church with an average age that matches the average age of the communities served by the church.
Lee learned proven Change Leadership principles while serving as Regional Vice President for Linkage, Inc., an international leadership development and consulting firm specializing in Change Leadership, and while serving as Vice President of Leadership Development for Development Dimensions International (DDI), a world class leadership development firm based in Pittsburgh that serves clients across more than 90 countries.
Lee earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Geneva College, a Master’s degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.