Phil Strout is the National Director of the Vineyard Movement. Phil has served the cause of Christ for the last 37 years as a senior pastor, missionary, and church planter. He has served the Vineyard USA in it’s missions development and served on the national board for a number of years. He graduated from Bible College in 1983 and has a Master in Ministry from St. Stephens University. He is particularly passionate about the development of this Institute due to his own journey in ministry and his profound belief that the five core Vineyard values and the four ancient pillars described Heroic Leadership are the chips needed for the next generation of leaders.