Paul Louis Cole is a man driven with a global mission for the transformation of men, the restoration of families and rescuing children trapped in abuse and neglect.
His passion is to build strong men who lead their families, serve their community and live life to the fullest. He is a dedicated champion for raising up successful young leaders, and committed to challenging and helping men be great dads. His organization is active in more than one hundred nations.
Paul is one of the world’s leading experts on men’s issues, character maturity and personal life expansion. He is a double outlier having invested over 20,000 hours in the pursuit of masculine excellence. His exploits have taken him from the inside of firefights in Middle Eastern wars to perilous revolutions in the deep jungles of central Nicaragua. He helped Willie Nelson launch the highly successful charity FarmAid, helped launch the most successful AIDS program in African history and tirelessly gives his life and his family to help others. His professional accolades range from Emmy awards to Addy awards to numerous charity and civic awards.
Paul is the son of Dr. Edwin Louis Cole, the Founder of the Christian Men’s Network and the considered Father of the Christian Men’s Movement. Paul is the founding pastor of C3 Church in Colleyville, Texas and currently serves as President of CMN. A successful thirty-five year old church-based ministry, CMN leads a global men’s movement active in over 100 nations and connecting over one-million trained leaders on every continent.
Paul writes, travels extensively and speaks to thousands of men annually. The demand for his leadership and expertise has taken him to over 60 nations, encouraging and advancing the men’s movement around the world. Paul has written several books used in the CMN’s foundational Maximized Manhood curriculum, including “Daring: A Call to Courageous Manhood.”
As president of the CMN, Paul has positioned the ministry as a key leader in building a network of mentors who are training young men in character-building principles across the U.S. and around the world.
Paul and his wife Judi reside in Grapevine, Texas. Paul is the father of three high achieving children and the proud grandfather of two amazing grandchildren.