We live in unique times that are requiring unique responses to crises both large and small. At Concordia University Irvine, we are asking leaders from Orange County, and across the globe, how their faith has influenced their responses to these crises.
We invite you to join civic, business, and ministry leaders as they share with us what they have learned both personally and professionally during this global pandemic.
Femi Adeleye, Director of the Institute for Christian Impact offers insights on how the church can respond in times of crisis
John Alsop, President of Alsop & Associates Insurance offers a unique perspective on dealing with crises
Jim Franklin, CEO of Harbro talks about leading a diverse team through a time of crisis
Stella Yau Lok leads LINC Los Angeles, engaging local leaders and equipping new ministries in the Southern California area for global impact
John Moorlach, CA State Senator prepares for what’s next
Kevin Nderitu, Pastor of Mavuno Church in Nairobi shares the interesting lessons he’s seeing for leaders during crisis
Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah, Author and Associate Professor at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL, talks about the role that lament should play in response to crisis
Randy Richards, Author, brings an interesting focus on how individualism vs. collectivism can have a large impact on the way we react to crisis
Mary Scott, Head of School for Concordia International School Shanghai talks about how it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon
Ed Stetzer, Dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership at Wheaton College, and Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center reminds us we live and die for the Lord
Dr. Michael A. Thomas, President of Concordia University Irvine speaks about the importance of collaboration when making tough decisions