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The Ministry Moonshot Factory

Inspired by Google X, we build new, sustainable models of ministry at the intersection of digital, diversity, and the dreams of the community.


Weekly thought leadership and data-driven foresight, analyzing long-standing trends and emerging innovations.

  • Silicon Valley + Venture Capital
  • Design Thinking / Pre-totyping
  • Creator Economy
  • Web3 / Blockchain / DAO’s
  • The Metaverse
  • Digital-first Communities
  • App-based Dating
  • Future of Work / Work From Home
  • Mental Health / Wellness / Health
  • Travel / Leisure
  • Demographic Shifts / Migration
  • DEI / BIPOC / Pro-Black
  • Decline of Mainline Protestantism
  • Religiously Unaffiliated

Our projects are designed for cross-segment, prosumer and consumer spaces within the concept of Church4 or the “maker-centric church.”


We call our methodology, “Rapid Ministry Development” – an adaptation from the following concepts:

  • Customer Development (Steve Blank)
  • Lean Startup (Eric Ries)
  • Pretotype (Alberto Savoia)
  • Design Thinking (Tim Brown)
  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Paulo Freire)

The inspiration for PASTORIA as “the ministry moonshot factory” comes from the following: