Catalyst Day One – Session Three

The Quotable Bryan Stevenson We work with the broken, because we too are broken. We are not defined by the worst thing we have ever done. Brokenness can be healed by GRACE, brokenness can be mended by MERCY. The biggest problem we have is the profound absence of hope. The opposite of poverty is not […]

Catalyst Day One – Session One

I’m hanging out at Catalyst today and loving every minute. After missing the big Atlanta shindig last year, it’s so nice to be back, to be learning from such gifted leaders, to hang with friends from around the world and to rest, reflect and worship with 13,000 believers. Since a lot of you couldn’t be […]

Get A Great Rate on The Catalyst Conference – Register TODAY

You don’t want to miss the Catalyst Conference, where 13,000 young leaders will converge for the leadership experience of the year, including high-octane speakers, powerful worship, innovative programming, and a leadership experience unlike any other. It is going to take place October 3-5, 2012 in Atlanta, GA. Hear from leadership authorities including Andy Stanley, Patrick Lencioni, Francis Chan, […]

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You won’t want to miss the Catalyst West Conference, happening April 18-20, 2012 at Mariner’s Church in Irvine, California, where 3,500 young leaders will converge, including high-octane speakers, powerful worship, innovative programming, and an experience unlike any other. Hear from leadership authorities including Andy Stanley, Marcus Buckingham, David Platt, Erwin McManus and Craig Groeschel, along […]

{The Hustle of Programming}

Wisdom Brewster Laid Down at Echo Programming is really about planning, preparing and executing great ideas to create atmosphere. Hustle is not about how we work, it’s about how we approach our work. Hustle is a mindset one embraces. It’s doing whatever it takes and refusing to accept excuses or hinderance from allowing us to do the things […]

Why I Think You Should Be Present

I don’t know much about what this fall, next month, or even next week but I do know that I am going to “Be Present” at the Catalyst Conference in Atlanta this fall. It’s happening October 5-7 at the Gwinnett Arena and includes high-octane speakers, powerful worship, and an experience unlike any other. Truly, it’s […]

Two Loves Meet For the First Time

You probably know this already but I grew up in Texas. In Dallas, Texas to be exact. And yes, I am one of those obnoxious people that truly believes that things are ALWAYS bigger and OFTEN TIMES better in Texas – cases in point: the state fair, hair, food portions, and even churches. This year […]

Five Conferences Not To Miss


There are SO MANY conferences these days…blogging conferences, “get your creative juices flowing” conferences, leadership conferences, womens conferences, church conferences, “talk about changing the world” conferences. Seems like every time I turn around there is a new one launching that peaks my interest. And then there are the “old faithfuls” that I feel compelled to […]