6 Month Program

October ELI Cohort

Cohort Begins

October 24, 2024

(Meets monthly for 6 months)

Cohort Location

Church at the Cross

Investment

$6,900

(Save $900 when paid in full)

Break free from
leadership isolation!

Isolation can be your greatest challenge as a faith-based leader, pastor, executive, or entrepreneur, leading to burnout, decreased motivation, and disconnection from your purpose. The ELI Cohort offers a unique blend of in-person gatherings and virtual sessions, providing the perfect environment to connect with like-minded leaders, engage in interactive learning, and apply practical solutions. Rediscover your passion, lead with integrity, and transform your leadership journey by breaking free from isolation. Sign up for the ELI Cohort today and experience the power of empowered, connected leadership.
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What’s included in a Cohort?

Our program offers a unique blend of in-person gatherings and virtual sessions, providing you with the perfect environment to connect, learn, and grow. By joining an ELI Cohort, you’ll gain access to:

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In-Person Gatherings

Leadership can be lonely, but it doesn’t have to be. Our ELI Cohort includes 2 in-person gatherings each month, designed to help you connect deeply with like-minded leaders. These gatherings provide a supportive community where you can share experiences, gain insights, and build meaningful relationships that combat isolation.

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Virtual Meetings

Staying connected and inspired is essential. Our ELI Cohort also features 4 virtual meetings each month, ensuring continuous support and growth. These sessions offer practical strategies and interactive discussions, helping you apply leadership principles to your real-world challenges and break free from the isolation that holds you back.

Cohort Begins

October 24, 2024

(Meets monthly for 6 months)

Cohort Location

Church at the Cross

Investment

$6,900

(Save $900 when paid in full)

Hear from leaders just like you.

About Tom and Todd Lane

Tom Lane

Founder and Chief Content Officer
Tom Lane transitioned from business to a notable 40-year career in vocational ministry, serving in various leadership roles, including executive senior pastor at churches in Texas. He has authored several leadership books and has significantly influenced both the spiritual and administrative realms of church governance. Married since 1972, Tom and his wife, Jan, have four children and fifteen grandchildren, underscoring his commitment to family and generational leadership.

Todd Lane

Chief Executive Officer
Todd Lane is a seasoned leader with extensive experience in both corporate management and vocational ministry. Starting his career in a multinational corporation, he transitioned to Gateway Church in 2002, where he significantly impacted business operations and ministry development. With a finance degree from Baylor University, Todd, alongside his wife Blynda and their three children, has also contributed to the church as an elder and speaker at various events.

Cohort Begins

October 24, 2024

(Meets monthly for 6 months)

Cohort Location

Church at the Cross

Investment

$6,900

(Save $900 when paid in full)

Marilyn Wedige

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT AND COORDINATOR

Marilyn Wedige serves as the Executive Assistant to Tom Lane and Coordinator for the Executive Leadership Institute. She and her husband Mike moved to Texas in 2013. She has served as Pastor Tom’s assistant since 2017. Marilyn is honored to serve in assisting the ELI to help leaders develop a: healthy lifestyle, enriched spiritual walk, and tools to increase their success and influence.

Marilyn was blessed in being raised in a godly Christian home and church. She graduated from Oral Roberts University with a double major in mathematics and computer science. Due to her husband Mike’s advancement in corporate management, they have had the privilege of serving in many churches across the United States and in New Zealand. Together they have led many small groups as well as served in prayer and youth ministries. Marilyn has led and taught in women’s and youth Bible studies as well as volunteered and tutored in her children’s schools.

Marilyn and Mike have been happily married since 1985 and together they have 3 children of which 2 are married, and 2 grandchildren. One of Marilyn’s greatest joys is serving her family.

Todd Lane

Chief Executive Officer

Todd Lane began his business career with a multi-national corporation who provided outsourced customer services. He developed through corporate management while moving across the United States and New Zealand. During his tenure in the corporate sector, he also served in several churches in the areas of youth ministry, worship, and small groups.

He transitioned to vocational ministry in 2002 as the first Business Administrator of Gateway Church. Over the following 20 years of ministry, he has led the development of business operations, new ministry launches, the methodology behind extension campuses, and guided overall staff alignment and implementation of the church vision. He has led small groups, taught classes, and has spoken at various churches, conferences, seminars, and events. He has also served as an elder of the church.

Todd holds a business administration degree in finance from Baylor University. He and his wife, Blynda have been married since 1995, and have three young adult children: Olivia, Harrison, and Evelyn.

Tom Lane

Founder & Chief Content Officer

Tom Lane began his career in business. He spent five years working in a residential Plumbing, Heating & Cooling business owned by his father-in-law. He then worked for seven years as a regional sales Representative for his dad’s wholesale paper distribution company based in the mid-west with 13 locations from Montana to Texas.

In 1982, he made a shift to vocational ministry and served as executive senior pastor both at Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo, Texas (22 years), and Gateway Church (18 years) in Southlake, Texas. Throughout his more than 40 years of vocational ministry he has held many different roles including: business administrator, administrative pastor, executive pastor, executive senior pastor, senior pastor, and executive director.

Whether leading in business, ministry, or in his family Tom has lived his life to be the greatest influence for God and to impact people. He has always known that influence affects leadership at home or work.

Tom has written many leadership books including Tested and Approved, Heritage: A Father’s Influence to the Generations, Influence of a Father, Healthy Church Government, He Still Speaks, He Still Speaks to Kids, Strong Women and the Men Who Love Them, and Letters from a Dad to a Graduate. He has also written articles for Ministry Today. Tom and his
 wife, Jan, have been happily married since 1972 and have 4 married children and 15 grandchildren.

Step 1 of 7

This assessment is intended to give you an understanding of the emotional and spiritual health of your life. First think through each question and determine a quick placement on Health Indicator Scale (ranging from Never to Always.) This assessment is only as credible as the authenticity of the answers. Your first instinct is usually the most honest and accurate response. Most leaders are inclined to post the “best answer” but we want honest, raw, and vulnerable responses to these questions.

In the box to the right place the number from 1-5 that best describes your feeling today. Tally each section and place the numeric score on the total line for each category. Add the tallied scores from each section to get the overall total score.

Health Indicator Scale (HIS):

Select the appropriate answer for each question.

Each answer has a numeric value from 1-5 based on these indicators:

1 - Never    2- Seldom    3 - Ocassionally    4 - Often    5 - Always