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Ryan Gray – Love Who You Are and What You Have; and You will Change the World

Will you live up to your potential? Will you change the world today, tomorrow or the next day? I used to live as a stereotypical Christian male. Then something changed in my life. I felt unfulfilled, dissatisfied, under-utilized and under challenged. I blamed everyone and everything, until I realized that I had only myself to […]

Angelo Blancaflor – Authentic Online Witness

How an online writer’s group is forming life-changing friendships God has prepared a rich set of relationships with the people we meet in online communities, but investing in those relationships as real, significant parts of our lives is challenging. The first barrier is authenticity – how do we include our spiritual lives without breaking trust […]

Al Erisman – Navigating a Technologically Infused Society

While some of us are engaged in building new technology devices and systems, all of us are affected by technology. Technology enters our personal lives, our organizational lives, and it shapes our society. Some argue it goes further than this, taking over each of these arenas. The societal impacts may be the most subtle, introducing […]

Nancy Yuen – Googleyness, God and me: Authenticity @ Work

When I arrived at Google, I was intimidated in sharing my faith in an outward manner and feared Google’s motto of “bring your whole self to work.” The concept of understanding what it meant to be a “Googley” Googler was my pursuit for the 1st year and how it would support or conflict with my […]

Ryan Gray – Love Who You Are and What You Have; and You will Change the World

Will you live up to your potential? Will you change the world today, tomorrow or the next day? I used to live as a stereotypical Christian male. Then something changed in my life. I felt unfulfilled, dissatisfied, under-utilized and under challenged. I blamed everyone and everything, until I realized that I had only myself to […]

Rijo Simon – Global Missions needs Engineers

As a college freshman, God displayed delight in my basic HTML skills to create a website, which had ~10K monthly unique visits (and the third most unique visits) from Saudi Arabia. This talk sheds light on the existence of many low-hanging problems in global mission fields, which await God-loving engineers for solutions. If we are […]

Shamichael Hallman – Global Leadership Team, Code For The Kingdom

There exist both tech-minded church leaders and faith-driven technologists. Yet there are few opportunities for these two groups to interact. 1 Chronicles 12:32 mentions a group of people (tribe) known as the sons of of Issachar, noting that they “understood the signs of the times and knew the best course for Israel to take.” We […]

Ted Hahs – How To Acknowledge & Eliminate Systemic Poverty

Jesus gave his followers a mission: “Go therefore and disciple nations.” The implications of this mission go far beyond just making disciples of individuals it is about bringing holistic sustainable positive transformation to the whole of society. Rather than just try to alleviate the symptoms of poverty we can and must change the entire system. […]

Kevin Paterson – Fatherless Generation

The Cultural Wreckage and New Rising Reformation – “Divine strategy to restore America’s Families, Singles, Churches and Workplaces” Cultural wars have eroded one of the main pillars of healthy society—Fathers. America has been shattered by dramatically rising rates of divorce, broken families, single mothers, crime, addiction, and prolonged singleness. In this talk, Kevin Paterson, will […]

Christmas Tree Giveaway – Southridge Church

At Southside Community Center, I met up with Micaiah and Jane Irmler to witness their Church’s incredible Christmas Tree Giveaway this past Sunday, December 3, 2017. “Everybody who attends gets a free Christmas tree and there’s hot cocoa, pictures with Santa Claus, jump houses, and free flu shots!” explained Pastor Micaiah, the lead pastor of […]