1: Steve Carter

Steve Carter is a pastor, speaker, author of ‘The Thing Beneath The Thing’, 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. Steve lives in Phoenix with his wife Sarah and their two kids.


The Consortio Dei podcast is hosted by John Chandler as a companion to my spiritual direction practice. Please get in touch if you are considering spiritual direction or would like to learn more.