NextToLead, established in 2007, provides the resources necessary to equip, encourage, and launch the next generation of missional leaders.

On this website, you will discover resources, blogs, and links that focus on encouraging, equipping and launching the next generation of missional leadership.

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Dr. Daniel BB Lewis, founder of NextToLead, is optimistic about today’s students and is a big fan of business and missional leaders, both paid and volunteer.

Dan partners with ministries locally and globally through his work at First Southern National Bank as Director of Outreach and Culture and Director of the River Foundation. Dan spent 21 years on staff with YoungLife, focused his dissertation studies on gaining, training, and retaining emerging missional leaders, and is also an adjunct professor at Asbury Theological Seminary.