• Welcome To Pinnacle!
    We live in an age of both tremendous challenge and tremendous opportunity for pastors and churches. Pinnacle exists to help church leaders scale to new heights of ministry impact in these troubled times. How may we help you?
    Does your church have a shared vision and effective strategies to carry out Christ's mission? If not, The Retool Kit Pathway© is designed for you!
  • Being a Pastor in today's rapidly changing world is a tremendously challenging experience! It can also feel very lonely at times. Pinnacle Ministries is committed to coming alongside Pastors and their families to provide opportunities for Rest, Renewal and Refocusing.
  • Shalom House is a beautiful, family-oriented retreat center in northeastern Wisconsin. Whether you want to be alone with your spouse, with your family, or, bring a ministry team - it is the place for you to relax, refresh and renew your spirit.
    The Shalom House

Welcome to Pinnacle


Check out the latest news from Pinnacle – April 2016 Thanks!


To be an effective pastor and have a church of impact – isn’t that what we all want?

But the real question is, “How  do we get there, and then sustain it?”  Pinnacle grew out of the desire to provide effective answers to those two simple questions.  Our vision is to create a movement of community-focused churches that obediently reproduce disciples, leaders and congregations.  We do that with a special focus on the small to mid-sized church.

Whether it’s a need for personal renewal or church refocusing, you’ll find hope and help on this site.  Follow the links to explore some of the possible solutions that can help you and your church.  At Pinnacle we believe that the greatest Kingdom impact can be found with “…healthy pastors, healthy leaders, leading healthy churches.”

A great first step in moving towards greater impact: bring your key leaders to a Becoming A Church of Impact Conference. For more information, check the events calendar or DOWNLOAD the BCOI brochure. 

What previous attenders are saying:

“Very good, practical steps to move from concepts to implementation.”
”“A roadmap to help us as a church connect with our worshippers and community…”
“Foundational elements every church needs!”
“Particularly [good] for pastors starting a new church.  A great aid for planning strategies.”

Interested in hosting an event at your church? Contact us. .

Joe & Felicia Isosaki – Back to Japan! 

In the fall of 2014, Joe and Felicia Isosaki began to feel God’s leading to do something meaningful in Japan. When they heard that the Rengo had issued a call to Pinnacle Ministries for some summer interns, they immediately responded, “Yes!”

So just a few weeks after graduating from the U of I, they headed off. Joe and Felicia were like magnets to the young people of Japan. Working in partnership with local Rengo churches, they staffed Bible studies, worked with kids in “English Cafes” and interacted with young adults on a college campus and at camps. They were able to, even in the brief time they had, serve as role models and mentors for a more positive and hopeful lifestyle. They literally became a force multiplier for the local churches in touching the needs of the young people of their communities. (Read more in the August Newsletter).

This summer, Joe and Felicia will be heading back to serve for two weeks (July 22 – August 8). Dr. Fukui has great plans for maximizing Joe and Felicia’s time while they are there.

Joe and Felicia can use your prayers and your financial help! If you would like to partner with them in their 2 week mission, please make a generous contribution:   Donate    (Please indicate “Isosaki Japan” in the “Purpose” box.)