Mark Batterson

Mark Batterson serves as lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC, one church with multiple locations. NCC also owns and operates Ebenezers Coffeehouse, The Miracle Theatre, the DC Dream Center, and Capital Turnaround as gathering places for the community and funding for Kingdom causes. Mark serves as lead visionary for The Dream Collective, which equips and supports dreamers who long for revival in the church, reformation in the kingdom, and renaissance in culture.

Mark holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University and is the author of 23 books including the New York Times bestselling The Circle Maker as well as In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, Wild Goose Chase, Double Blessing, Whisper, and, most recently, Win the Day and Do it for a Day. Mark is married to Lora and they live on Capitol Hill. They have three children: Parker, Summer (married to Austin), and Josiah.

Mark Lehmann

Pastor Mark has been blessed to be married to Dee for the past 40 years. He is the father of two wonderful young men, David and Matthew and 2 daughters by marriage, Renee and Brandi. Pastor Mark and Dee are especially excited about their 3 grandchildren, 11 year old Evangeline, 9 year old Bennett and 7 year old Scarlett. For the past 29 years, he has had the honor of pastoring a great group of kingdom minded people at Cornerstone Church in Bowie, MD. The church is made up of people from more than 70 nations of the world who have a heart to Lift up Jesus, Grow in Him and Touch Our World. He also serves as Assistant Superintendent and District Missions Director for the Potomac Ministry Network. His desire is to see the body of Christ come together to accomplish the work of God's kingdom in the United States and around the world.