STEVE'S NEW BOOK!

"Some books have the potential to literally save your leadership (and your life.). This is one of them. Piercing, scary, genuinely laugh-out-loud funny, and completely disarming, The Thing Beneath the Thing will take you places you don’t want to go but absolutely need to go."

—Carey Nieuwhof

Bestselling author, podcaster, and speaker

LEARN HOW TO UNLOCK PAST HURTS, HEAL FROM PAST WOUNDS, AND LIVE LIFE WHOLE AND HOLY.

WELCOME.

 

Steve Carter is a pastor, speaker, author, podcast host, and the former lead teaching pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago. He hosts the Craft & Character podcast where he helps people get better at the art of communication while ensuring their character always leads the way. His desire is to bring Jesus into every conversation and space he occupies.

Steve also co-hosts one of the top sports podcasts, The Home Team Podcast, with NFL players Trey Burton and Sam Acho, which unpacks the intersection between faith, culture, sports, and family.

 

His latest book, The Thing Beneath The Thing, is now available wherever books are sold. Currently, Steve lives in Phoenix with his wife, Sarah, and their two kids.

 

Books + Podcasts

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Teaching + Interviews

For me, teaching is one of the most humbling, vulnerable and mysterious endeavors I’ve ever experienced. I wake up, pray, read, write, edit, read some more, ask questions, write, take a break, find something to distract me, pace, walk the halls, find someone to talk sports with, question my calling, want to quit, start praying again, back to the office, start typing, God whispers, and something seems to happen.

 

It’s a complex and soul-baring process that has the ability to bring me to my knees in awe. It keeps me dependent, expectant and grounded in Christ. I can’t imagine doing anything else on the planet. It’s such an honor to craft sermons for people all over the world. I still can't believe I get to do this with my life!​

 

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