Shawn Lovejoy
speaker

Shawn Lovejoy is the founding and lead pastor of Mountain Lake Church, the directional leader of churchplanters.com and the author of The Measure of Our Success: An Impassioned Plea to Pastors, released in April 2012. God has used Mountain Lake Church and churchplanters.com to become one of the most influential church planting ministries in the world, and Shawn gives Jesus all the credit. Shawn loves his wife, his kids, the church, pastors, college football and PlayStation3. In that order. He lives near Atlanta.

Articles + Resources

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FREE Video From the 2014 Leadership Tensions Forum

Most church planters get sidetracked form their visions within the first few years. Sticking to the vision takes extraordinary discipline…
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The Most Connected Team Always Wins

The most connected team always wins. Sure, talented teams win in the short run, but the drama over at Uber…

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The Difference between a GREAT team and an AVERAGE team

What makes the difference between a GREAT Team and and AVERAGE Team? A lot of the answer can be found…

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Why​ ​A​ ​New​ ​Staff​ ​Person​ ​Won’t​ ​Solve​ ​Our​ ​Issues

I hear leaders say all the time that, “When we hire this ____________ (new staff position), things will get better…

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Shawn Lovejoy’s HeroMaker Story

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Are You Being ‘Mean’ About the Vision God Gave You?

The moment we forget why we're doing what we're doing, we'll lose our passion.              …


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Building Systems: Bridging the Gap Between Vision and Results

Why do so many leaders with great vision fail to reach their desired outcome? Perhaps a fundamental principle in leadership…
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Shawn Lovejoy: Are You ‘Being Mean’ About the Vision for Your Church?

I don’t consider myself to be a mean person. I like to think I’m good with people. I’m mostly an…

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Leadership Tensions Forum (2015 West)

For those inevitable times when you feel you aren't making a difference or that things aren't moving ahead like you…

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Transcend: The Future of Equipping and Resourcing the Missional Church

Every missional leader is challenged to build a framework that establishes a pathway for making disciples and developing leaders. You…

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Creating Worship & Teaching Systems

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Transitioning to Missional