Jonathan Parnell


Jonathan Parnell is the lead pastor of Cities Church in St. Paul, a church he and his team planted in 2015. He is the Send Network’s City Missionary in the Twin Cities, where he also serves as a church-planting trainer. He is the author of Mercy for Today: A Daily Prayer from Psalm 51 (2020) and Never Settle for Normal: The Proven Path to Significance and Happiness (2017), and he has written hundreds of articles at He and his wife, Melissa, live in the Twin Cities with their eight children.