Taylor McCall is the founder of Common Thread, a movement of interconnected churches in Birmingham, Alabama, that consists of intentional neighborhood communities, small businesses, and justice works in their city and multiple cities around the world. Taylor and his wife Lindsey and their five children live in downtown Birmingham and have been practicing intentional community for over a decade. A serial entrepreneur from a young age, Taylor began serving in traditional ministry in 1999. For the past 15 years, he and his wife Lindsey have been ministering in urban communities, planting churches, and have started or helped start over 20 businesses as well as a business incubator that has launched many more. They currently are living in Alton, Illinois, just outside of St. Louis, working with Hugh Halter and The Lantern Network.