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We provide texting software designed to help you create impact with your community. But texting with PBT is much more than that. We are industry experts who are on a mission to cultivate connections for infinite impact.

Powered by Text helps businesses in diverse industries easily create meaningful connections with their people.
Our Purpose

We exist to cultivate connections that create infinite impact.

We believe that when people are truly connected, there is unlimited potential for good. In a world where so many are divided and disconnected, we desire to equip purpose-driven organizations with technology that brings people together to create infinite impact.

Powered By Text has been serving churches, ministries, and other nonprofits since 2009.  Founded by brothers Danny and Mike Cantrell, Powered By Text is an ongoing result of more than a decade in the texting industry with their original company, Solutions by Text.

Meet the PBT Team


Brian Audia

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Cantrell

Founder, Chief Operations Officer

Danny Cantrell


Billy Bob Messer

Chief Financial Officer

Aaron McClung

Chief Marketing Officer

PBT Team

Chris Crawford

Director of Product and Technology

Clay Blanscet

Product Associate

Dan Audia

Director of Strategy

Dr. David Rogers

Associate Vice President of Strategy

Elle Emmert

Human Resources Specialist

Eric Orson

Director of Strategy

Jane Cantrell


Jeff Toulouse

Director of Strategy

Joe Hisey

Associate Director of Product

Michael Cantrell

Director of Operations

Zane Klemo

Marketing Specialist

Our Values.


  • You make personal sacrifices for the benefit of others.
  • You consistently sacrifice what you want in order to bless others.
  • You are continuously devoted to seeking the welfare of all people.
  • You show compassion to others.
  • You have the ability to express affection and care, nurturing meaningful connections and fostering a sense of belonging.


  • You are fulfilled in helping others succeed.
  • You embrace challenges with a positive attitude.
  • You attempt to lift the mood of everyone you interact with intentionally.
  • You count your blessings regardless of your circumstances.
  • You approach challenges with a positive attitude, finding opportunities for growth and learning, and experiencing the benefit of personal development.


  • You intentionally take steps to make things right in relationships where there is unhealthy conflict.
  • You bring a sense of calm and assurance into every situation.
  • You show a state of satisfaction in the mind, body and soul.
  • You seek reconciliation over proving you are right.
  • You practice active listening and engage in respectful dialogue, creating understanding and harmony in your interactions with others.


  • You allow others to provide their input and perspective.
  • You gather sufficient data before drawing conclusions.
  • You are gracious while waiting on others to figure things out in due time.
  • You bear gently with imperfection, while still pursuing excellence.
  • You have the power to persevere in the face of challenges and obstacles, understanding that progress often requires time, effort, and a steadfast commitment.


  • You show appreciation for the contributions of others.
  • You speak to people you disagree with respectfully, and with empathy.
  • You are intentional about demonstrating care for others.
  • You treat others as you would have them treat you.
  • You see co-workers, clients and prospects as real people rather than assets.


  • Your actions benefit others.
  • Your actions reveal an authentic attitude that is healthy and wholesome.
  • Your actions are pure, without selfish motives.
  • You stay true to your principles and convictions.
  • You do the right thing, in difficult situations.


  • You maintain self-accountability and honor your commitments.
  • You are trustworthy, and people can count on you without hesitation.
  • You are devoted and loyal.
  • You go the extra mile for others.
  • You get the job done, even in difficult circumstances.


  • You do not yell at others, even when angered.
  • You are tenderhearted toward others and mild-mannered in your conduct.
  • You lead with a compassionate approach when dealing with others.
  • You diffuse tension and promote a sense of community.
  • You are humble and approachable.


  • You remain calm under pressure.
  • You resist the urge to act in a way that is unbecoming.
  • You willfully chose to pursue long-term discipline over whims of indulgence, comfort, or apathy.
  • You anticipate and plan against compromise.
  • You delay speaking until you have considered the impact and consequences of your words.
Proven Blueprint

Texting with PBT is effective.

Proven Strategies

Texting with PBT is strategic.