Meet The Team

Dr. Tom CheyneyDr. Tom Cheyney 

Founder of RENOVATE National Church Revitalization Conference

RENOVATE Directional Leader

National Consultant


Tom Cheyney is the Founder of RENOVATE National Church Revitalization Conference and RENOVATE’s Directional Leader of He is the co-author of SPIN-OFF Churches (B&H Publishing Group), The Biblical Foundation for Church Revitalization and Renewal (Renovate Publishing Group), Preaching Towards Church Revitalization and Renewal (Renovate Publishing Group), and The New Unchurched and Strategies to Reach Them (Renovate Publishing Group)! Dr. Cheyney lives in Orlando, Florida where he leads his own Church Revitalization Assistance Team to aid churches regionally and globally.

Mark Weible Church Planting Director GOBA

Mark Weible

Strategic Director of
National Consultant

Mark Weible is the Strategic Director of Mark has a wealth of experience as a church planter and local church coach. Mark is passionate about church multiplication, renewal, planting, and coaching.


Ron Smith

RENOVATE Strategic Coach
Southeastern States Consultant

Ron Smith is the co-host of the RENOVATE National Church Revitalization Podcast weekly radio program delivered via iTunes. Ron serves as the Lead Pastor of FBC of Altamonte Springs where they are a work in progress towards church revitalization and renewal.


John Bailey MWBTSJohn Bailey

Renovate Cohorts Coach
Southeastern States Consultant

John Bailey has been coaching local churches for almost two decades. He is the individual church coach for John lives in North Atlanta and has a deep commitment to see churches become healthy once more. Along with Dr. Cheyney, Dr. Bailey leads the monthly RENOVATE Virtual Coaching Network.


Paul Smith

RENOVATE Leadership Coach
Southwestern States Consultant

Paul Smith has been leading church leadership retreats and workshops for over fifteen years and is a widely known Church Leadership leader and coach. Paul lives in Mandeville, Louisiana where he is the lead pastor of Lifepoint Church. Which is an example of revitalization and renewal.


Terry Rials

RENOVATE Strategic Coach
Midwestern States Consultant

Terry Rials holds a D.Min. in Church Revitalization and Renewal and is a gifted conference leader in the field of church revitalization and renewal. He leads his own Church Revitalization Team in Oklahoma City where their goal is to bring life back to declining churches. Assessment of the need is one of Dr. Rial’s great gifts to the local church and the field of revitalization and renewal.

Drew CheyneyDrew Cheyney

RENOVATE Youth Ministry Revitalization Specialist