• Driven by a passion to see the lives of individuals and families transformed as a result of exposure to the Gospel through the avenue of the local Church Body and Non Profit Ministry sectors.
  • Equipped with the knowledge, skills and God given giftedness to partner with today's Christian Leaders and assist their mission to clarify, implement and effectively measure the outcomes of their God inspired vision for advancing the Kingdom of Christ.
  • Strategically minded, systems and process oriented and gifted at constructing an action item propelled game plan to completion.
  • Dreamer of big dreams and entrepreneur at heart. 


Life Mission Statement:

  • To know God fully and to make Him fully known.

Ministry Mission Statement:

  • To partner with Ministry leaders to clarify, implement and support their God inspired vision for advancing the Kingdom of Christ

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Present

Christian Leadership Coach - Church Growth Strategist and Consultant - Founder:

Ken McGarity .com

With vast experience as a successful entrepreneur and active in ministry leadership for many years, Ken McGarity is most recently engaged as a Church Growth Consultant and Strategist, as well as Christian Leadership Coach to today’s up and coming Christian leaders. Providing an intentional platform and the strategic insight to facilitate the discovery of God’s best for the lives and ministry of the leaders God has chosen. Investing energy and service to Christ as a leadership development, team building, administrative and support systems Coach to Churches and Non-profits. Working diligently to help them to clarify and create strategies, systems, tools and protocols that will allow them to more effectively reach the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

My prayer and ministry is to partner with leaders to help clarify, support and implement their God given vision for advancing the Kingdom of Christ.

I have Coached and Consulted with a variety of individuals and ministry teams :

  • New Church Planters

  • Children’s Pastors

  • Youth Pastors

  • Multisite Campus Pastors and Teams

  • Christian Executives

  • Non Staff Ministry Team Leaders

  • Well Established Pastors and Churches

It has been my privilege to see God use strategic Coaching and Consulting in a high impact way in the lives and ministries of the leaders that I have partnered with. It has really been a blessing to collaborate with leaders, and often times their staff, to navigate through some tough terrain and have an opportunity to help them:

  • Get unstuck from their current position and overcome growth barriers.

  • Build their confidence in specific areas of leadership and team development.

  • Expand their vision for the future of their ministry and for God.

  • Fulfill their dreams for the ministry and feel safe coloring outside the lines.

  • Unlock their true potential as a leader, friend and ministry partner to others.

  • Increase their strategic skills, energy efficiency and personal organization.

  • Move through tough transitions, and various stages of life and ministry.

  • Increase accountability and “push back” to their ideas and thinking.
  • Take strategic, practical and consistent action steps toward their goals & more.

God has made it possible for me to use my gifts to personally:

  • Partner with ministry leaders and Pastor's to develop their Leadership skill set.
  • Coach Leaders through a myriad of vision clarity exercises to increase ministry focus.
  • Provide assessments and analysis to target current limiting factors and growth opportunities.
  • Create action oriented accountability plans to reach ministry goals.
  • Encourage development of strengths in the ministry and the leader.
  • Concentrate on increasing the healthiness of the leadership and ministry in a holistic sense.
  • Support the leadership productivity potential by increasing team building dynamics.
  • Manage all administration and necessary daily operations of the organization. 
Jan 2010 - Present

Owner - Lead Graphic Designer

Sunday Morning Graphics

Sunday Morning Graphics creates high quality graphics for high impact ministries. It is our goal to equip Ministry Leaders with the tools needed to engage their community in a relationship with Jesus Christ through media. 

Providing relevant and relational Ministry graphics for getting church done in our modern world.

As Owner and Lead Graphic Designer I :

  • Design, create and distribute generic and ministry specific graphics and logos.
  • Market and promote.
  • Maintain the back-end software and web based programs.
  • Operate site distribution channels.
  • Manage all administration and necessary daily operations of the organization. 
Nov 2004 - Oct 2009

Assistant Director

Warehouse of Hope

The Mission of Warehouse of Hope is to share the hope and love of Christ with the local community and to provide resources to people in need.

As Assistant Director I :

  • Collaborated directly with leadership to create strategies that increased the reach and scope of the Ministry. 
  • Formulated and implemented systems and protocols to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the Ministry.
  • Manage volunteers and ministry teams, including tracking and scheduling systems.
  • Designed and maintained the ministry website.
  • Created and maintained a donor management system.
  • Created media and promotional elements for internal and external ministry initiatives.
  • Had the privilege of sharing the Gospel with thousands of ministry partners
  • Researched, completed and submitted successful Grant applications.
Jan 1994 - Nov 2004

Owner - President

Dolphin Enterprises Inc.

Dolphin enterprises Inc. was an entreprenurial startup with a focus on providing high quality and low cost entertainment and security products for the commercial and residential markets.  

As Founder and President I :

  • Managed all operations and led the company to a diverse and multi million dollar enterprise.
  • Received nationally recognized awards from industry leaders for organizational growth and excellence.
  • Utilized and maximized online and brick and mortar retail distribution channels.
  • Lead the organization to substantial and sustained growth in our industry.
  • Managed teams of as many as 25 direct reports while developing leaders within those teams.
  • Spearheaded marketing and promotional campaigns.
  • Developed and maintained multiple vendor, distributor, industry  and customer relationships.
  • Managed all financials including payroll, budgeting, taxes and liabilities, etc.
  • Created necessary documents, contracts, customer databases, etc.

Dolphin Enterprises led the industry in their market segment and was named as the number one provider in their home state of Georgia and in the top ten providers in the nation across multiple channels at its peak.

The experience I received as a hands on leader, team builder, promoter and vision champion were invaluable lessons for future ministry endeavors.


Build a Better Future: A Guide to Crafting and Achieving Meaningful Goals - May 1, 2014

If you have ever struggled at the art of defining, developing and dedicating energy to the things that are most important to you — then this book is for you.

This book and its complementary workbook are intended to be a short, but powerful, resource to coach and equip you to solidly construct your most meaningful goals and then to help you see more of your goals being supported by real action and real accomplishment. It will also take you, with your cooperation, from simply dreaming about the things that you want and need to achieve to actually doing something about it. Everyone has hopes and dreams, yet few people establish and accomplish the goals necessary to actually achieve their most meaningful pursuits. But, you can with the right tools and support. You can build a better future and I want to help you.” - Ken McGarity

By completing this book and its complementary workbook you will be equipped to:

  • Identify and clarify your personal strengths, roles, passions and key areas of importance.
  • Prioritize your objectives based on value, need and level of overarching impact.
  • Formulate an incremental and intentional action map towards your objectives.
  • Attack your S.M.A.R.T. action steps with a well crafted playbook of decisive strategies.
  • Commit to the process for the long haul and see impactful results.


Feb 2012 - Present

Foundations of Leadership

College of Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State University
Mar 2011 - Present

Prepare-Enrich Trained Facilitator

Life Innovations, Inc
Apr 2012 - Present

Certification in Behavioral Analysis - DISC

Institute for Motivational Living
Mar 2012 - Present

Coaching Qualification Training

North American Mission Board
Jan 2013 - Present

Certified Behavioral Consultant

Institute for Motivational Living
Aug 2012 - Present

Prepare Enrich Seminar Director

Life Innovations, Inc
Dec 2012 - Present

Certification in Behavioral Analysis - Teams and Team Values

Institute for Motivational Living
Jul 2014 - Present

Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

Case Western Reserve University
Sep 2014 - Present

Liscensed LAUNCH Church Planter Trainer

The LAUNCH Group
Nov 2014 - Present

Spiritual Leadership Coaches Training

Blackaby Ministries International


  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership Coaching
  • High Level Leadership
  • Church Growth
  • Team Leadership
  • Executive Coaching
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Business Coaching
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Process Consulting
  • Performance Consulting
  • Situational Leadership

Volunteer Ministry Positions Currently Held:

LAUNCH Network 

  • Atlanta Church Planter Assessment Team Member
  • Writer - LAUNCH specific operational manuals and documents.

Northwest Christian Church

  • Growing U - Content Developer / Class Instructor

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