Vice President of Marketing

Phil Bowdle got his start in ministry as a pastor’s kid, making faces at his dad while he preached. Although he initially had no desire to pursue a career in ministry, Phil has now dedicated over 18+ years to serving in creative ministry roles and helping organizations creatively tell their story. Most recently, he served as Creative Arts Pastor at West Ridge Church in Atlanta, overseeing worship, production, video, and communications teams.

Phil is the author of the best-selling book “Rethink Communication: A Playbook to Clarify and Communicate Everything In Your Church,” which has helped shape the communication strategy for churches all over the world. As Vice President of Marketing, Phil brings his passion and expertise to Slingshot and the organizations he serves to help churches and organizations build healthy and remarkable teams. In his free time, you can find Phil sipping on great coffee and rooting for the Cincinnati Bengals. He resides in Atlanta with his wife Sarah and their children Ethan and Ava Joy.