Tim Stevens

Executive Pastor of Campuses and Culture, Willow Creek Community Church

As a pastor at Granger Community Church since 1994, Tim Stevens’s leadership has helped them connect with people who think church is irrelevant. He has done this through the creative blending of architecture, strategy and technology. He’s acutely tuned in to pop culture and is instrumental in balancing operations, building creative teams and inspiring artists to brand each message series and sharpen the guest experience. Stevens has co-authored three books in the “Simply Strategic” series, is author of Pop Goes the Church and the brand new release, Vision: Lost and Found. You can connect with Tim at, on Twitter @timastevens, or at


March 29, 2022

10 Ways to Develop Leaders Without a Strategy

“What is your leadership development strategy?” It’s a question I’ve been asked scores of times. It often happens when someone gets close enough to the…

March 28, 2022

Generous Leaders Win

I’ve been thinking a lot about generosity recently. Maybe it’s because I’m squarely in the center of being middle age. Maybe it’s because I just…

March 21, 2022

Three Timeless Communication Strategies

I’ve long believed that successful leadership depends more on good communication than it does on making all the right decisions. Many leaders fail not because…

February 8, 2017

4 Leadership Principles To Revolutionize Your Church Staff Culture

Does your church staff have high turnover? Do you lack a leadership development pipeline? Do you have trouble finding and keeping the right people for…