Doug Ponder is the Pastor for Teaching and Training at Remnant Church in Richmond, VA. For nearly a decade he has been a primary instructor (with Bryan Laughlin) in Remnant’s pastoral development program. Doug also served as a Catalytic Church Planter with the SBC of Virginia, where he trained pastors and planters and wrote “Biblical Foundations of Church Planting” for PLANT: Equipping Church Planting Teams. Doug has written numerous articles for various organizations, including the International Mission Board, where he also served as the Content Editor for the Church Planting Channel. He has contributed to several published volumes as a copyeditor, independent translator, and research assistant. In 2018 he co-founded a collaborative school for classical Christian education, serving as the school’s curriculum developer. Doug lives in inner-city Richmond with his wife, Jess, and their four sons.