Paul Louis Cole is President of the Christian Men’s Network Worldwide and Founding Pastor of C3 Church in Dallas, Texas. CMN is active in 138 nations, connecting over 86,000 leaders. Paul is married to Judi Cole, a wonderful leader and talented designer. Judi founded the HairbyHope outreach that ministers to single moms, and she also ministers weekly at Hope Church. Paul writes, speaks and travels extensively encouraging and advancing the men’s movement around the world. He and Judi started Hope C3 Church in 1999 and in 2011 transitioned into full-time mens ministry as his son Brandon and wife Meredith accepted the role as Lead Pastors of C3 Church DFW.
Paul and Judi are proud grandparents of the wonderful Reese Holsinger and Cameron Holsinger, daughter and son of Pastor Niles and Lindsay Cole Holsinger. Niles and Lindsay are very active in ministry, he as the Children’s Pastor at Shady Grove Church and Lindsay directing a ministry outreach to apartment dwellers in the Dallas area.
They have two sons, author and minister Brandon Cole, married to Meredith, and noted musician and coach Bryce Cole. Brandon is the executive pastor at Hope Church and he and Meredith are elders and in leadership. Bryce is the minister of music at Hope and is a songwriter and a High School basketball coach.
Paul’s sisters are Lois Crase and Joann Webster. Lois is an attorney and she and her husband Mark live in the Fort Worth area. Joann is the director of the Ed Cole library, heads up Watercolor Books, and serves as Executive Director of the Billion Soul Initiative, she and her husband Richard live in Satellite Beach, Florida.
Paul has been a business owner, global marketing consultant and award winning television/film producer for over 30 years… and he has a lifetime membership at Starbucks. You can read his blog at paullouiscole.com.