Will Mancini, one of the co-founders of the church consulting agency Future Church Co., has resigned due to adultery, according to a message sent to the company’s clients. The statement from Kelly Kannwischer and Dave Rhodes, the two other co-founders of the company, read that “as leaders of Future Church Co., we are grateful to serve the faith-based community in empowering followers of Jesus to maximize their God-given potential and develop God-inspired plans for the future. Today we need to share news that Will Mancini has resigned from the Future Church Co. due to infidelity.” According to the company’s website, “Future Church Co. will be closing as of the end of June 2022.” The Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board has terminated most of their agreements with Mancini’s companies due to his resignation over adultery.
According to the About page of his now inaccessible website, Will Mancini holds a Master’s Degree in Theology and Pastoral Leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary. He was a pastor at Clear Creek Community Church and FaithBridge in Houston, Texas, until 2001, when he began church consulting and coaching full-time. He began working at John Manlove Communications for their church clients in 2001. He 2004, he founded the church consultant company Auxano and worked there until August 2020, when he left to found Future Church Co. He has also written several books and was a speaker at various church events. Will lived in Houston with his wife Romy and their four children.