Rosario (Roz) Picardo is an Executive Pastor of New Church Development in Ginghamsburg, Ohio. Together with the leadership team, he dreams and deploys new faith communities within the Ginghamsburg community of churches. He also serves as the campus pastor at The Point Campus in Trotwood. Roz is an Ordained Elder within the United Methodist Church, and holds a Doctorate of Ministry from United Theological Seminary. He leads a consulting group for church planters/pastors called Picardo Coaching LLC and is the author of Embrace: A Church Plant That Broke All the Rules (Pickwick Publications) and Get to Work: Recovering a Theology of Bivocational Ministry (by Wipf & Stock Publishers). Roz also served as the founding pastor of Embrace Church in Lexington, Kentucky.