About ChurchPlanting.com

CP.com was founded by Steve Sjogren and in 2020 passed the baton to Jeff Hoglen who was serving as managing editor at the time. Jeff started pastoring in 2000 and was initially involved in youth and children’s ministry. He later entered the world of church planting and has planted or assisted in starting churches in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

He also provides oversight to churches in NC, SC through an organization that he and his wife Tonya started called Open Arms International Ministries. Over the past 7 years, Jeff has served as apostolic oversight for DOVE International Philippines which consists of over 38 churches. (DOVE International is a global family of churches and ministries on six continents.)

Jeff Hoglen CEO ChurchPlanting.com

Jeff Hoglen has authored various seminars and books such as: “Obeying the Call” Devotional & Missions Journal, “Here Am I – A Call to Biblical Missions”, “As You Go – Missions as a Lifestyle” and his latest book for discipleship called “I Believe – Basics of the Christian Faith”.

Jeff Hoglen is a certified speaker, coach, and trainer with the John Maxwell Team. Jeff loves coaching Ministry Startups as well as fledgling entrepreneurs and offers personal and group coaching when requested.

Jeff is now serving as the CEO of churchplanting.com. He is also a contributing blogger.