Rev. Paul Louis Cole, D.Th., is one of the world’s leading experts on men’s issues, character maturity and personal life expansion, the restoration of families, and rescuing children trapped in abuse and neglect. His work as a journalist has taken him from inside firefights in Middle Eastern wars to perilous revolutions deep in the jungles of Central America. His extensive charity work ranges from the launch of the highly successful charity FarmAid working with Willie Nelson, assisting in launching one of the most successful AIDS programs in African history to building a mentoring program for at risk youth in the U.S. His professional accolades range from Emmy awards to Addy awards to numerous charity and civic awards. He could be considered a double outlier, having invested over 20,000 hours in the pursuit of masculine excellence.
As global President of the highly regarded Christian Men’s Network, Paul is a man driven with a global mission for the transformation of men and nations. His passion is to build strong men who lead their families, serve their community, and live life to the fullest. He is a dedicated champion for raising up successful young leaders and committed to challenging and helping men to be great dads. His organization is active in more than one hundred nations.
Paul is the son of Dr. Edwin Louis Cole, the founder of the Christian Men’s Network and considered the “father of the Christian Men’s movement.” Paul is the founding pastor of C3 Church in Fort Worth, Texas and currently serves as President of CMN. A successful forty-two-year-old church-based ministry, CMN leads a global men’s movement active in over 100 nations and connecting over one-million trained leaders on every continent.
Paul writes, travels extensively, and speaks to thousands of men annually. The demand for his leadership and expertise has taken him to over 60 nations, encouraging and advancing the men’s movement around the world. Paul helped form CMN’s foundational Majoring In Men
curriculum and wrote the highly-endorsed
DARING: A Call to Courageous Manhood
. His newest work,
Just a Bartender: Unexpected People Change the World,
author’s pre-release is already in great demand and has received many powerful testimonies.
As president of CMN and Chairman of the Global Fatherhood Initiative, Paul has positioned the ministry as a key leader in building a network of mentors who are training young men in character-building principles across the U.S. and around the world. Paul and his wife Judi reside in Grapevine, Texas. Paul is the father of three high-achieving children and the proud grandfather of several growing grandchildren.
Hear Paul Cole and others at the Global Summit, October 18-19, in Houston.