Jonathan Hardy

Jonathan Hardy has been in full-time ministry for almost 10 years. He served as Adult Ministries Pastor at James River Church in Ozark, Missouri with a strong focus on the development of small groups and other discipleship efforts. He was also the founding director of the Stronger Men’s Conference at James River.

After serving James River for almost seven years, Jonathan and his family took a major leap of faith and moved to Kansas City, Missouri to be part of the Lead Team that launched Summit Park Church in September of 2013. In that role, he oversees the administration of the ministry.

During this church planting adventure, Jonathan came on board as Vice President with The Hardy Group. He primarily focuses on strategic thinking and the direction of the ministry.

Jonathan has his master’s degree in Christian Ministries. He is a prolific writer and blogs as part of his role with The Hardy Group.

He and his wife Ashley live in Kansas City, Missouri with their daughter and son, Emery and Axel.