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Jonathan_HerronI’m the founding pastor
of Life Church Michigan,
a fast-growing new church for people who don’t always like going to church.

My new book, Holy Shift, released in October of 2016.

This is my personal blog.  It is focused on life, leadership, and laughs.  My philosophy is simple: “Don’t Just Dip Your Toe Into The Water… CANNONBALL!”

I write on using principles of comedy in leadership, entrepreneurial start-ups, adoption, God, and sometimes stuff that doesn’t fit neatly into one of those categories.  I also occasionally write about the resources I am discovering.  My goal is to create insightful, engaging content that will serve as a creative catalyst in your life. 


Published Articles & Contributions


Professional Biography


Jonathan Herron was raised in Iowa and educated at ComedySportzThe Second City Training Center in Chicago (studying improvisational comedy under a then-unknown Tina Fey), Columbia College, and Ashland Theological Seminary along with overseas studies and work in Africa and Israel.

With over fifteen years of full-time ministry experience at places ranging from NewSpring Church to Acts 29 Network to Converge MidAmerica, in 2013 he launched Life Church Michigan.

His first book released in 2014, Comedy-Driven Leadership,
was an Amazon Top 5 Bestseller in the category of Christian Leadership.  His latest book, Holy Shift: Comedy-Driven Leadership for Churches that want to Grow, released in October of 2016.

Jonathan remains focused on strategic leadership and engaging teaching,
all fueled by a gnawing passion for engaging people far from God.

Jonathan’s unique ministry approach has been featured online in Time Magazine,
USA Today, and The Washington Times.
  He has written for,, and

He is committed to the next generation, speaking at conferences around the country.

Married eighteen years to his high school sweetheart,
Jon has three children plus a wiener dog with a nervous bladder.

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