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Courage to Lead

Every leader needs a coach. CourageToLead helps high-capacity leaders, teams, and organizations grow healthier and grow faster by pairing them up with the right coach that will walk with them through a season of life to break through growth barriers and navigate the challenges that come with growth. We offer one on one coaching, on-site coaching, and team coaching, fit to meet the need of each individual leader.

Special Resources for the ARC Family

Free Book = Building a Killer Team Without Killing Yourself or Your Team

Everything rises and falls on the team. In fact, the team will help you move further, faster– and accomplish more. Or, it will hinder you.

In this book, Shawn Lovejoy outlines the 5 Pillars of a Killer Team, then provides you with practical steps to building the team you need to move your church or ministry from where you are to where God has called you to be.

Bonus downloads and videos included.

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Free “Killer Team Crash Course” (4-part video training)

Learn how to have meetings that actually matter– and get things done– as well as how to recruit (and keep) the best talent, how to structure in such a way that everyone has more margin while you achieve even more (and burnout less).

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The Courageous Pastors Podcast

Weekly talks from real pastors leading from the trenches and doing the tough work of ministry. Practical tips to expand your vision while helping you stay sane, centered, and married in the process.

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Shawn Lovejoy


Shawn is the Founder & CEO of 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. 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 keep 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.