YouLead Feature: Mark Beeson Podcast

YouLead Feature: Mark Beeson Podcast

Carey Nieuwhof, senior pastor of Connexus Community Church, interviews Mark Beeson, senior pastor of Granger Community Church. Granger Community Church received national recognition in 2001 as one of the fastest growing, most relevant churches of that time. But over time, Granger began to lose their vision. Hear Mark’s perspective on why this happened and what they did to get back on track. For more information about Mark and Granger Community Church, check out Mark’s blog... Read More
Quiet Strength Book Study, Week 4

Quiet Strength Book Study, Week 4

I believe the phrase, “running around like a chicken with its head cut off” is a common analogy for many in ministry. Busy weekends bleed into weekday staff meetings, programming preparation, rehearsals, and email writing. It’s so easy to get caught up in the busyness of what we do that we neglect matters of the heart. I will never forget when I got my wake-up call to slow down a bit and prioritize. I was busy preparing for a huge family ministry event and “running around like a chicken with... Read More
Leadership Lessons From the Toilet Seat

Leadership Lessons From the Toilet Seat

by Perry Noble Charisse, my five-year-old little girl, looked up at me with really big eyes just the other day and informed me that I was going to need to start putting the toilet seat down because she had recently went to the bathroom and “fell in!” (Lots of men have had this same conversation with their wife/daughters!)  It brought FIVE things to mind . . . When we get in a hurry as leaders we tend to not pay attention to how our decisions might impact others. (If we are going to lead like... Read More
OC14 Tickets: ON SALE NOW!

OC14 Tickets: ON SALE NOW!

This morning we’re opening registration for OC14, and we want you to make plans to be there! These are indubitably the lowest prices we’ll offer, so better get them this week before the increase. OC14 will take place here in Atlanta April 30–May 2, 2014. INDIVIDUALS PAY ONLY $199. Save $120 off the regular registration rates. PRECONFERENCE ONLY: $79. Put the “pre” in your conference by spending Wednesday with us at the how-to, hands-on portion of OC. GROUPS PAY ONLY $189. Having a group-sized... Read More