Passion Talks

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 […]

Danny Kim – How to get downloads from God

From the example of George Washington Carver who was able to get a “download” from God to innovate the secrets of the peanut, how can we as technology, business and education professionals get downloads from God? This session will provide personal examples from a 30 year old tech startup working with the largest companies in […]

Anna Stamborski – White ≠ Right:

The Problem With Marrying Your Culture and Theology and Steps to Broaden Your View on the Gospel and God The goal of this talk is two-fold. The first is to acknowledge the danger in masking a specific, culturally-biased theology as ‘mainstream’/’correct’ (i.e., euro-centric theology in America) and how a culturally-centric theology can stunt one’s relationship […]

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 […]