Joel Rissinger is the consummate communicator with over 30 years of professional experience ranging from consulting and marketing stints with companies like Eastman Kodak, Johnson & Johnson, and Welch Foods; to Radio Programming and Speaking assignmets with companies such as Rotary International, Newington Chamber of Commerce, the Better Business Bureau, and many more.
Standing at 6 feet, 5 inches tall with a voice to match, Joel Rissinger has stage presence, content, and charisma that enthrall audiences from all walks of life. As the author of 5 books (referenced below), a certified John Maxwell trainer, and somone who has led several non-profit organizations through major transitions, (including a three-way merger), Joel has built his brand to be a “champion for change.” His keynote speeches, workshops, books, blogs, and coaching sessions are focused on fostering positive, measurable change in the lives of those he serves.
Joel is a graduate of Ambassador University, has two Master’s Degrees from Liberty University, completed the famous Bill Gove Speech Workshop, and is a certified speaker and coach with the International Association of Corporate Speakers (IACC). Joel is licensed to teach the 7 Core Leadership, Intentional Living, and Communication Systems developed by John Maxwell.
Married for over 30 years, he and his wife Karen have two adult children and one immeasurably cute Granddaughter. Joel and his wife live in Newington, CT.
- Communicate to Lead Influencing Others for Positive Change Authored by Joel L Rissinger This book describes practical methods of leading via great communication. It helps readers communicate to connect with the heads and hearts of those they wish to influence for positive change in business, at home, in church, etc.
- Whole 4 Life--Developing Your Passion, Person, Perception, and Power. This exciting new work will help you assess the four quadrants of what makes you human--motivation, personality, health, and spirit. Being "Whole 4 Life" is the foundation of success!
- The Crucified Couple. The Crucified Couple looks at relationships from a unique, yet powerful perspective. Instead of seeking how to get what we need from our partner, Pastor Joel Rissinger challenges readers to “sacrifice for success.” The goal is to learn to give and to trust God to give us more than what we need. This isn’t easy, it takes faith, and it doesn’t happen overnight. Still, it works every time it is tried. Living in a sacrificial relationship is the only path to true marital happiness.
- The Crucified Church, Leading Your Church Through Change. The Church is losing ground in America. In The Crucified Church: Leading Your Church through Death & Rebirth, seasoned pastor and church planting expert, Joel Rissinger insightfully and candidly shows that revival or renewal of an impotent, biblically deprived church are simply not enough. With great love for the Bride of Christ, Rissinger shows why the death of a church is often its biblical pathway to life.