I most commonly speak on faith and resilience  amid personal, mass, and humanitarian disasters. To request me to speak at your event please fill out the form below. 



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Upcoming Speaking Events

July 21, 2017




Aug 2-5, 2017




October 9-13, 2017

The National Disaster Resiliency Conference for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Oakbrook, IL

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American Psychological Association                                                                                                                        Washington, DC

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Accord Developing Excellence Forum

Ridgecrest, North Carolina

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Past Events


The Justice Conference Intensive                                                                                                                                      Pursuing Justice in the Wake of Disasters

Chicago, IL 


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness event

Seattle, WA


The Great Courses

Washington, DC


Wheaton’s Women’s Club

Wheaton, IL


FEMA Emergency Management Institute

Emmitsburg, MD


Evangelical Press Association

Chicago, IL


The Reconnect with Carmen Laberge

Washington, DC


CBS Chicago

Chicago, IL


Christian Association for Psychological Studies


Lombard, IL


Moody Radio Equipped with Chris Brooks

Chicago, IL


Developing Humility in Leaders

Palm Springs, CA


George Washington University Cancer Institute

Washington, DC


Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, TX, Nov 29


Accord Network Developing Excellence Forum

Disaster Response Summit

Black Mountain, NC


WSOY Talk 1340 Radio

Decatur, IL


Wheaton College Chapel

Wheaton, IL































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