Bud Wrenn is the founding pastor of Integrity Church, an innovative multicultural congregation of Christ seekers and Christ followers. Founded in 1997, Integrity has blazed a trail for other non-traditional and contemporary churches in the area surrounding Burlington, NC. As pastor at Integrity, Bud leads a highly competent team of professional and lay leaders focused on building the Kingdom of God. Integrity is a past winner of the prestigious Purpose Driven Ministries Church Health Award, recognizing excellence in developing congregational systems and infrastructure.
Bud likes to say that his passion is ‘…building frameworks that facilitate others becoming all they can be; leading others and helping them to maximize their Kingdom potential better…’.
In addition to his work at Integrity, Bud is the principal of Pinnacle Consulting and Coaching Group, and a consulting partner with the Table Group, the management consulting firm of Patrick Lencioni. Bud has had lengthy tenures in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. During a ten-year career with AT&T, he held various leadership positions, and served as the CFO for the firms Federal Systems Division.
Bud’s 2009 book “Innovative Planning: Your Church in 4-D”, with a foreword by Rick Warren, is a practical guide for organizations seeking to develop a culture of continuous improvement through healthy alignment, member ownership and sustainability. He has authored articles that have appeared in various on-line sites and print publications.
Bud founded the Innovative Church Community, an organization committed to providing a practical forum for learning and networking for leaders of churches and parachurch organizations, in order to equip them and their organizations to reach new levels of excellence.
Bud holds MBA and D. Min. degrees. Bud and wife Tammy have three children.