Adam Barlow-Thompson

Executive Director and Co-Founder

Adam Barlow-Thompson is the Executive Director and a co-founder of the Neighboring Movement. Adam loves playing banjo and laughing loudly. He can be seen around the neighborhood playing music on the front porch or riding his bike to the office. Adam is always up for a story or a laugh and is an eternal optimist when it comes to his neighborhood. Adam is married to Ashley and they have a son named Prescott.

When Adam isn’t working at the Neighboring Movement, he is a trainer of ineffective communication and positive conflict. (

You can follow Adam on social media at

Adam is available to speak at your church, conference, or event. Here are some of the topics Adam can speak about.

  • Neighboring

  • Asset-Based Community Development

  • Using Conflict for Positive Change

  • Adaptive Communication

  • Personality Diversity

Here are some videos of Adam that show his style and approach.

(Thursday Morning) Opening worship, featuring Rev Adam Barlow-Thompson, co-founder of So-Ce Life in Wichita- from Great Plains UMC on Vimeo.

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