The Fourth Annual National Conference on Innovation will be held in Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 5-7. I recommend you get your reservation in early because this is the strongest lineup of speakers I have seen at any professional event in years!
Robert Wuthnow is at the top of his field in the sociology of religion; chairman of the sociology department at Princeton University and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion. He's written 25 books and the latest is After the Baby Boomers: How 20- and 30-somethings are Shaping the Future of American Religion.
Leonard Sweet is a pastor and professor of evangelism at Drew University, one of the 50 most influential Christians in America and one of the most creative! His 30th book was published late last year, The Gospel According to Starbucks.
Julius Nam is professor of religion at Loma Linda University and a well-known fellow blogger. Click here to see his blog. He has been breaking ground in church history and congregational ministry.
Jame Tucker is chair for Excellence in Learning at the University of Tennessee and has been doing and tracking innovative work in leadership development. He is chairman of the board at the Foundation for Leadership and Learning.
Kelly Monroe Kullberg developed an innovative campus ministry while a student at Harvard University. She is the author of Finding God at Harvard and served from 1988 to 1997 as chaplain of the Harvard Graduate School Christian Fellowship, teaching courses in film and on C. S. Lewis. She is founder of the Veritas Forum.