Catalyst Conference

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Catalyst Conference
Frequency Annual
Location(s) Arena at Gwinnett Center
Attendance 13,000
Organized by Giant Impact
People Scott Harrison
Andy Stanley

The Catalyst Conference (also called the Catalyst Leadership Conference or simply Catalyst) is an annual convention hosted by INJOY.[1] It is three days long.[2] The conference is a nondenominational Christian event that is attended by more people than most denomination-specific conferences.[3] Catalyst takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, United States at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.[4] The focus of the conference is on worship and leadership development.[5] 130,000 people attended Catalyst 2010.[6] Andy Stanley spoke at Catalyst 2011,[7] as did Scott Harrison, founder of charity: water.[8] The theme of the conference that year was "Be Present".[9]


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  2. ^ Lillian Kwon (October 5, 2007). "Catalyst Powers Up Next Generation Leaders for Christ". The Christian Post. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Ed Stetzer (2011). David S. Dockery, Ray Van Neste, Jerry N. Tidwell, ed. "Denominationalism: Is There a Future?". Southern Baptists, Evangelicals, and the Future of Denominationalism (B&H Publishing Group): 36. ISBN 1433671204. 
  4. ^ Mark Batterson (2010). Primal: A Quest for the Lost Soul of Christianity. Random House. p. 8. ISBN 1601423578. 
  5. ^ Tony Morgan; Tim Stevens (2004). Simply Strategic Volunteers: Empowering People For Ministry. Group Publishing. p. 199. ISBN 0764427563. 
  6. ^ Scott Williams (2011). Church Diversity. New Leaf Publishing Group. p. 180. ISBN 0892217030. 
  7. ^ Michael S. Hyatt; Steve Gottry (2012). Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Thomas Nelson. p. 161. ISBN 159555503X. 
  8. ^ Brad Christian (June 17, 2013). "2 years later: Greenville man sees results of clean water campaign". WNCT-TV. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Bestselling Author Max Lucado and Zondervan Offer Free Ebook". Digital Journal. October 6, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2013.