Mark Batterson went to the University of Chicago on a basketball scholarship before being called into full time ministry. From there he attended Central Bible College and went on to obtain a Doctor of Ministry from Regent University. Today he is the Lead Pastor of National Community Church which has grown from 19 people to seven locations in just 20 years. He has also authored a dozen books including the New York Times Bestseller, The Circle Maker.

In his book The Circle Maker, Mark declares that “drawing prayer circles around our dreams isn’t just a mechanism whereby we accomplish great things for God. It’s a mechanism whereby God accomplishes great things in us.” Do you desire more out of your prayer life? Do you believe that God has a grand purpose and vision for you? Mark looks at the life of Honi the Circle Maker – a man bold enough to draw a circle in the sand and not budge from inside it until God answered his prayers for his people. What dream has God given you that requires you to draw a circle around? Sharing inspiring stories from his own experiences as a circle maker, Mark Batterson will help you uncover your heart’s deepest desires and God-given dreams, and unleash them through the kind of audacious prayer that God delights to answer.