Brian Sanders

Vice President of Collective Impact Alliances

As a serial entrepreneur, Brian has helped to start hundreds of missional enterprises, including churches, nonprofits, and businesses all over the world. Most notably, Brian is the founder and former Executive Director of the Underground Network; an international coalition of churches united by the prophetic call to love the poor, reach the lost and seek biblical justice. Based in Tampa, the Underground now has movement hubs in 17 cities and 7 countries.

Brian holds degrees in Communication (BA, University of Florida), Religion (MA, University of South Florida) and Applied Theology (MA, Spurgeon’s College, London). He is the author of 6 books including Life After Church: God’s Call to Disillusioned Christians (IVP, 2007), Underground Church (Zondervan, 2018) and Microchurches: A Smaller Way (UGM, 2019). Brian and his wife Monica have 6 children, 4 adults and 2 still living at home. They have just returned to Tampa after living and working for the last 2 years in Dublin Ireland.