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LEADERSHIP ADVANCE
PAST CONFERENCE RESOURCES

2020 Leadership Now Conference | Called to Serve in This Moment

The full plenary session recordings including Q&A are available below. Your experience as a leader in 2020: Wordcloud

  • Plenary Session #1: James Bryan Smith (video)
    • James is the Dallas Willard Chair of Christian Spiritual Formation and Professor of Theology at Friends University as well as the Executive Director of the Apprentice Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation. In this session, James helps open the two day Leadership Now conference.
  • Plenary Session #2: Robert P. George (video)
    • Professor George serves a variety of roles, including Founder and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. In this conversation, moderated by Montse Alvarado, VP and Executive Director of the Beckett Fund for Religious Liberty, Professor George takes an important look at how religious liberty contributes to human flourishing.
  • Plenary Session #3: David Brooks & Anne Snyder (video)
    • David, a New York Times Columnist and Author, and his wife Anne, Editor in Chief at Comment Magazine, discuss how we can effectively build trust in a time of moral convulsion. This discussion is moderated by Josh Good, the Director of Faith Angle Forum.
  • Plenary Session #4: N.T. Wright (video)
    • N.T. is a research professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews and a Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe (wick-liff) Hall at Oxford. In a conversation moderated by Amy Kardash, President of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools, NT discusses how we can all go about mending broken signposts to serve our common good.
  • Plenary Session #5: Senator Ben Sasse (video)
    • Senator Sasse of Nebraska speaks with Cherie Harder, president of Trinity Forum, regarding how we all find a productive way forward following the divisive 2020 election.
  • Plenary Session #6: Lecrae (video)
    • A musician, activist, author and co-founder of Reach Records, Lecrae discusses the value of leadership as a means of planting seeds for human flourishing. This session is moderated by Rudy Carrasco, Program Director with the Murdock Trust.
  • Plenary Session #7: James Bryan Smith (video)
    • James is the Dallas Willard Chair of Christian Spiritual Formation and Professor of Theology at Friends University as well as the Executive Director of the Apprentice Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation. In this session, James helps draw our two day conference to a close.
  • Resource: Facilitator Questions

2019 Leadership Advance Conference | Listening to Wisdom: Hearing the Voices of Our Neighbors

*Please note: due to technical difficulties, the audio recordings from this conference are of poor quality. We hope the content is still of value despite the challenges.

  • Welcome: Bishop Claude Alexander (audio)
  • Conversation 1: Alex Hill & Eboo Patel (audio)
  • Conversation 2: Shirley Hoogstra & Tyler Deaton (audio)
  • Evening Session: Jeremy Courtney (audio)
  • Conversation 3: James Ackerman, Tammy Franklin, Fred Mendrin & Maurice Woods (audio)
  • Conversation 4: Steve Garber & Jeremy Courtney (audio)
  • Closing: Bishop Claude Alexander (audio)

2018 Leadership Advance Conference | Listening to Wisdom: Hearing the Voices of Our Great Cloud of Witnesses

  • Session 1: Sandy Richter (audio)
  • Session 2: John Yates (audio)
  • Session 3: Trillia Newbell (audio)
  • Session 4: Panel (audio)
  • Session 5: Jeff Pinneo & Rich Stearns (audio)
  • Session 6: Sandy Richter & Trillia Newbell (audio)
  • Session 7: Closing (audio)

2017 Leadership Advance Conference | Telling THE Story: Telling YOUR Story

  • Session 1: Andy Crouch (audio)
  • Session 2: Andy Crouch (audio)
  • Optional Film Viewing: Terry Stokesbary & John Priddy (audio)
  • Session 3: Eugene Cho (audio)
  • Session 4: Andy Crouch & Romanita Hairston-Overstreet (audio)
  • Lunch Presentation: Tim Mackie (audio)
  • Breakout Resource: Getting Your Organization’s Story Told / Telling Your Organization’s Story in Times of Crisis or Misrepresentation | Brian Gard & Bill Robinson (PDF)

2016 Leadership Advance Conference | Preparing for the Future: The Vital Work of Developing People

  • Session 1: Brenda Salter McNeil (audio)
  • Session 2: Bruce McNicol, John Lynch, Bill Thrall (audio)
  • Session 3: Brenda Salter McNeil (audio)
  • Breakout Resource: Bill Robinson, “Executive Leadership: A Model of Growth & Development” (pptx)

2015 Leadership Advance Conference | Understanding the New Millennium: Reexamining the Cultural Narratives

  • Session 1: Alissa Wilkinson, “The Core of Our Cultural Narratives” (audio)
  • Session 2: Greg Jao, “Living With Pluralism” (audio)
  • Session 3: Peter Greer, “Navigating the Cultural Landscape: Anchors and Sails” (audio)
  • Session 4: Jason Locy, “Engaging a Post-Modern World with Your Organization’s Story” (audio)
  • Session 5: Dave Blanchard, “Harnessing the Entrepreneurship Narrative” (audio)
  • Session 6: Panel & Closing (audio)

2014 Leadership Advance Conference | Word Made Flesh

  • Session 1: Introduction by Steve Moore & Terry Stokesbary (audio)
  • Session 2: Sandra Richter keynote with Michael Lindsay response (audio)
  • Session 3: Mark Labberton Keynote with Michael Lindsay response (audio)
  • Session 4: Michael Lindsay keynote (audio)
  • Session 5: Sandra Richter keynote with Michael Lindsay response (audio)
  • Session 6: Mark Labberton keynote with Michael Lindsay response (audio)

2013 Leadership Advance Conference | Convicted Civility: Candid Conversations in a Conflictual Culture

  • Session 1: Introduction by Dr. Steve Garber (audio)
  • Session 2: Dr. Richard Mouw, “A Journey Toward Convicted Civility” (MP4 | audio)
  • Session 3: Dr. Richard Mouw, “The Hard Work of Convicted Civility” (MP4 | audio)
  • Session 4: Dr. Richard Mouw, “God Loves a Pluralistic Society” (MP4 | audio)
  • Session 5: Dr. Richard Mouw, “Every Person is Full of Hopes and Dreams” (MP4 | audio)
  • Session 6: Dr. Richard Mouw, “Common Grace for the Common Good” (MP4 | audio)
  • Session 7: Dr. Richard Mouw, “Leadership… Living with the Mystery of God’s Work” (MP4 | audio)
  • Session 8: Dr. Richard Mouw, “Cultivating Conviction and Passion” (MP4 | audio)

2012 Leadership Advance Conference | Leadership in a Changing/Unchanging Time

  • Session 1: Introduction by Steve Garber (audio)
  • Session 2: Eric Metaxas (audio)
  • Session 3: David Kinnaman (audio)
  • Session 4: Eric Metaxas (audio)
  • Session 5: Kentra Creasy Dean (audio)

2011 Leadership Advance Conference | Shaping the Soul of a Leader

  • Session 1: John Ortberg (audio)
  • Session 2: Ruth Haley Barton (audio)
  • Session 3: John Ortberg (audio)
  • Session 4: Ruth Haley Barton (audio)

2010 Leadership Advance Conference

  • Session 1: Steve Garber & Sharon Parks (audio)
  • Session 2: Andy Crouch & Sharon Parks (audio)
  • Session 3: Michael Flaherty (audio)
  • Session 4: Charlie Peacock & Sharon Parks (audio)

2009 Leadership Advance Conference

  • Session 1: Rob McKenna & Ron Carucci (audio)
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