Skip to main content

Dietrich Schindler

Dietrich Schindler
Person Details
All Persons


  • Germany
Leader/Speaker Details
Job Title
Church Planting Consultant
German Evangelical Free Church

Dietrich Schindler (D.Min.) is a German-American church planting leader in Germany and beyond. In thirty-three years of ministry, he and his wife Jan have planted five churches in Germany, and are currently planting the sixth in Frankfurt among urban professionals (, Previously, Dietrich was the executive director of church planting for the German Evangelical Free Church denomination, pursuing the goal of planting 100 churches in ten years. He is currently a church planting consultant and speaker with the German Evangelical Free Church. He is the author of the books The Jesus Model: Planting Churches the Jesus Way, SHIFT: The Road to Level 5 Church Multiplication, and Profound: Twelve Questions that Will Grab your Heart and not Let Go. He has also generated a new life-based course for secular post-modern Europeans entitled “MyLife-Workshop” ( Dietrich and his wife Jan have three adult children and four wonderful grandsons.

Upcoming Sessions

Title Date Type
Year-Round Mentoring for Church Planting Movement Leaders 2022 - 2023 (Part 1) - YRM Pre-Forum Conference
Year-Round Mentoring for Church Planting Movement Leaders 2022 - 2023 (Part 2) - YRM Pre-Forum Conference
The Biblical Vision for Church Planting - Pre-Forum Seminar
Year-Round Mentoring for Church Planting Movement Leaders 2023 - 2024 - YRM Pre-Forum Seminar
The Most Powerful Things in Ministry Are the Simple Things - Workshop
Successful Failure: Learning from Defeat in Church Planting - Workshop