Shawn is the Founder & CEO of CourageToLead.com. His heart beats for coaching leaders through what keeps them up at night. Shawn has been a successful real estate developer, church planter, megachurch pastor, and successful entrepreneur and leadership coach. CourageToLead.com facilitates leadership growth and organizational health for leaders all around the globe. Shawn developed the GearsofGrowth® Assessment for Leaders and the Gears of Personal Growth® for Leaders. Shawn now leads a team of coaches through CourageToLead who coach leaders through what keeps them up at night! Shawn is the author of three books. Be Mean About the Vision: Preserving and Protecting What Matters, released with Thomas Nelson Publishers in 2016. Shawn's latest book The Measure of Our Success: Your Path To Significance, Satisfaction, & Leading Yourself To The Next Level releases nationally in April, 2019! Shawn has been married (for a quarter of a century!) to his partner and best friend Tricia Lovejoy, and they have three children: Hannah, Madison, & Paul. They all call Birmingham, AL home.
What you need to hear, but few are saying, about being a pastor and growing a church.
Candor Conference is a free digital conference featuring candid conversations from successful church leaders from around the country. During this 2 hour event, we will hear from senior leaders that will discuss topics of their choice, including the tensions that exist in ministry, how to manage work and home life, how to keep the main thing the main thing, and much more.
The format will be frank and to the point, practical thought leadership, full of authenticity and transparency, from pastors and for pastors.