is a faith-based organization dedicated to
promoting transformational small groups and
culture changing initiatives around the globe.
Lions are raised to lead
Jesus practiced this with those around his as he sought to call people to follow him as disciples, then called on them to in turn disciple those around them. In this tradition, Authentic LA seeks to help individuals develop and organizations implement practical mentoring and discipleship initiatives.
What's the deal with these lions?
It is the official mascot of Authentic LA. Historically the lion has been an international symbol depicted extensively in literature, sculptures, paintings, cinematography, and on national flags. It is an animal that embodies courage and is figuratively known as the King of the Jungle.
Life in the wild
Unknown to many, this powerful animal is unusually social compared to other cats.
A pride of lions consists of a group of adult males and females, as well as their cubs. Once a cub is introduced into the pride, they are treated with care by older lions.
Cubs go through an apprenticeship for more than a year, learning how to hunt and conduct themsleves before being sent out of the pride.
Utilizing academic research, as well as Biblical principles, meaningful relationships are emphasized as the true means of effectively reaching