About Our Guides

We have decades of pastoral and organizational leadership experience and we are excited to share it with you to help you lead yourself and your ministry.

50 years

of collective coaching experience 

4,237 clients

coached, mentored, and equipped 

20+ cohorts

helping hundreds of leaders globally

Brian Howard

Brian brings 30 years of proven leadership experience as a leadership coach, non-profit executive, church planter, lead pastor, and business owner. He has successfully started several businesses and non-profit corporations that include Context Coaching, Context Staffing, and Pastor Guide.

Brian holds a Masters degree from Talbot School of Theology. He has been married to his wife Chandra for 27 years, and they have 4 children.

Justin Anderson

In Justin’s 20 years of pastoral leadership, he has functioned as both a planter and Lead Pastor in churches ranging from startup phase to 5000 people across 5 campuses. He has coached and consulted with churches through major leadership transitions, mergers, multi-site strategies, and organizational restructuring.

Justin has a Masters Degree from Phoenix Seminary where he studied under Dr. Wayne Grudem. He and his wife Emilie have been married since 2005 and they have five children.


What Our Clients Are Saying

"Pastor Guide has been a tremendous help to me. The format is flexible and adaptable, and the content has helped me think with greater clarity about areas of life, work, and church."

Gary Aston, pastor of Redeemer Church, UK

We understand your world.

Over the years we have worked with leaders from various denominations, church sizes, and experience.

Our clients are pastors from across the United States and also from other countries – many of them nationally known and in large church contexts, but also hundreds of pastors planting churches, and pastoring smaller congregations.