About Jonathan Roe
Jonathan Roe has been a non-profit coach and trainer in AZ for more than a decade, and is the Founder and CEO of Venture 1:9. Venture 1:9 (based on Joshua 1:9) guides non-profits to a place of courage, health, sustainability and impact, through free training, coaching and granting.
After graduating college in Boston, Jonathan spent 17 years in church leadership, pastoring two local churches near Washington, D.C. and Columbus, Ohio. In early 2008, he moved to Phoenix to launch and lead Mission Increase AZ (MI AZ), a ministry to strengthen Christian non-profit organizations. Under Jonathan’s leadership, MI AZ engaged hundreds of non-profit organizations, granted more than $2m for community and Kingdom impact, and built a close-knit family of Christian non-profit leaders.
Jonathan also serves as an on-site coach at The Grand Canyon University Nonprofit Center of Excellence, as an Adjunct Professor for Johnson University (Tennessee/Florida) and Point University (Alabama/Georgia) through the CCV Church Leadership Institute, and as a coach and mentor for various community leaders.
Jonathan earned a Master of Divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. His doctoral work focused on ministry management and leadership, combined with developing strategy and leading organizational change.
Jonathan and his wife, Karla, live in Anthem AZ and have three children – Austin, MJ and Justin.