Rich Birch


Rich Birch is one of the early multi-site church pioneers in North America. He led the charge in helping The Meeting House in Toronto to become the leading multi-site church in Canada with over 5,500+ people in 19 locations. In addition, he served on the leadership team of Connexus Church in Ontario, a North Point Community Church Strategic Partner.  He has also been a part of the lead team at Liquid Church – a 6 location multisite church serving the Manhattan facing suburbs of New Jersey. Liquid is known for its innovative approach to outreach and community impact.

Rich is passionate about helping churches reach more people, more quickly through excellent execution and building remarkable teams which is why he loves Slingshot! He has a weekly blog and podcast that helps with stuff you wish they taught in seminary at His latest best-selling book is “Church Growth Flywheel: 5 Practical Systems to Drive Growth at Your Church” and is available at

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