October 7, 2013|1:19 pm

1. Judah Smith

- Judah Smith, author of the best-selling Jesus Is: Find a New Way to Be Human, is the lead pastor of The City Church in Seattle, the fourth largest-growing church in the nation.

Judah Smith (Photo: Passion 2013 Conferences)

Judah Smith speaks to some 60,000+ students at the Passion 2013 conferences in Atlanta, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.


2. Carl Lentz

- Carl Lentz, presented in the mainstream press of late as an evangelical anomaly, was featured in Detail magazine's October 2013 issue in a story titled "Jesus Christ's Superstar".

Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz in a photo posted on April 24, 2013. (Photo: Carl Lentz Facebook)

Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz in a photo posted on April 24, 2013.

3. Steven Furtick

- Steven Furtick is the lead Pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina and is the author of two books, Sun Stand Still and the New York Times bestselling release, Greater, which debuted at #4 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

steven furtick

4. Mark Driscoll

- Mark A. Driscoll is an American pastor and author. He is the founder and current preaching pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington, co-founder of Churches Helping Churches and the Acts 29 Network.

Mark Driscoll preaches at one of Mars Hill Church's campus. In 2012, approximately 14,000 people attended services at Mars Hill Church locations weekly. (Photo: YouTube/Mars Hill Church)

Mark Driscoll preaches at one of Mars Hill Church's campus. In 2012, approximately 14,000 people attended services at Mars Hill Church locations weekly.