Rev. Christian Washington (Courtesy photo)

Holman United Methodist Church welcomes the Rev. Christian Washington as its interim senior pastor. A native of Los Angeles, he brings a solid theological background and impressive body of work as a marketing consultant in both corporate circles and faith-based communities.

Pastor Washington will remain at Holman through June, working closely with California-Pacific Conference Bishop Escobedo-Frank and former Holman associate pastor Rev. Victor Cyrus-Franklin.

Related Links:

Ministry is a second career for Washington, a former lead facilitator at The Wildworks Group in Dallas. While at the boutique management consulting firm, the pastor designed collaborative interventions with global corporations and nonprofits, including Clear Channel Communications, Neiman Marcus, Airlines Reporting Corporation, World Vision, Bell Canada, Grady Hospital, and the United Methodist Church.

In 2004, Washington started REAL Coaching, Incorporated as the first “rapid solutions” consulting practice that focuses on faith-based and non-profit organizations. He has published extensively on innovative organizational development, the theology of “significance,” and personal and corporate philanthropy. Washington also collaborated with Dr. Rudy Rasmus on his book TOUCH: Pressing Against the Wounds of a Broken World, published by Thomas Nelson.

Pastor Christian studied Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Cornell University; and management science at the University of California, San Diego. He is a Licensed Local Pastor with the United Methodist Church, and a Fellow of the Loyola University Institute of Politics. He has served several advisory boards including Fellowship Monrovia, The Greatest Story, and Outreach Magazine.

For more information, visit