Mark Hall has served nearly 20 years in youth ministry, Casting Crowns' lead singer/songwriter and author Mark Hall is the student pastor at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in Atlanta. Mark has co-written several best-selling books including Lifestories, Your Own Jesus, and The Well. During an eight-year career as lead singer of Casting Crowns, Mark Hall has seen nine of Casting Crowns’ projects become RIAA certified, with a tally of one RIAA Double-Platinum Album, three RIAA Platinum Albums, three RIAA Platinum DVDs, one RIAA Gold Album, one RIAA Gold DVD and 4 RIAA Gold Singles, holding position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. The group also claims two American Music Awards, with six total nominations, 2 Billboard Music Awards, three GRAMMY Awards, and 15 GMA Dove Awards. In addition, Mark has been named BMI Songwriter of the Year.