ETBU To Host The Global Leadership Summit, August 9-10
MARSHALL, Texas (6/26/12)- The Global Leadership Summit (GLS) hosted by the Willow Creek Association is coming to the East Texas Baptist University campus on August 9-10, 2012. The GLS is a premier training event to help Christ-following leaders and emerging leaders recalibrate, recommit, and renew their passion to lead with diligence.
“Through the Global Leadership Summit, you have access to a group of excellent speakers that bring practical, hands-on wisdom as they share their experiences and expertise,” said ETBU President Dr. Dub Oliver. “The speaker line-up consists of noted leaders from the worlds of business, education, leadership, and the church. The Summit will encourage you to lead where you are.”
The speaker line-up includes Bill Hybels, Founder and Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church; Condoleeza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State; Jim Collins, Nationally Acclaimed Business Thinker and Author; Sheryl WuDunn, Best-selling Author, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Business Executive; Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem Children’s Zone; Craig Groeschel, Founder and Senior Pastor, LifeChurch.tv; John Ortberg, Senior Pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church and Author; Marc Kielburger, Co-Founder, Free the Children, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Me to We, Toronto, Ontario; Mario Vega, Senior Pastor, Mission Christiana Elim, El Salvador; Pranitha Timothy, Director of Aftercare, International Justice Mission, Chennai, India; William L. Ury, Co-Founder and Senior Fellow, Harvard University’s Program on Negotiation; and Patrick Lencioni, Founder and President, The Table Group, Best Selling Author.
The GLS is broadcast live from Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, to churches and university campuses in more than 460 cities worldwide. ETBU will host the two-day event from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in Baker Auditorium of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center.