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LETU to Host Global Leadership Summit Simulcast Aug. 8-9



LeTourneau University will host a two-day simulcast of the Global Leadership Summit on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 8 and 9, in the Great Room of the Allen Family Student Center at the LETU campus to help church and marketplace leaders maximize their influence with fresh, actionable tips and insights.

Tickets are available through the LETU website at [link expired].  Groups of 25+ receive discounted ticket prices.  

Global Leadership Network’s 25th annual Global Leadership Summit broadcasts live by satellite in HD to more than 500 U.S. sites. The two-day event, led by Senior Pastor of Life.Church Craig Groeschel, in his new role as champion of the Summit, challenges participants to maximize their leadership influence.

The Global Leadership Summit offers fresh, actionable insight from a diverse 15-member faculty that includes:

  • Bear Grylls, Adventurer, Writer, TV host of Man vs. Wild
  • Bozoma Saint John, Chief Marketing Officer, Endeavor, former Chief Brand

     Officer of Uber.

  • DeVon Franklin, Producer, Author, Speaker, CEO of Franklin Entertainment
  • Danielle Strickland, Pastor, Author, Justice Advocate
  • Patrick Lencioni, Best-Selling Author, Founder & CEO of The Table Group
  • Liz Bohannon, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Sseka Designs


The Summit focuses on leadership, challenging individuals to their own personal grander vision—fully living out their values to make an impact. Themes surfacing at the 2019 Summit include:

  • Motivation and its impact on leadership
  • Creating a culture of effective and happy teams
  • Conquering the fear of rejection
  • Unlocking the leadership potential of each generation
  • Building a life of purpose, passion and impact
  • Negotiating strategies for the workplace, business and home
  • Leading a life of courage, kindness and resilience


The Global Leadership Summit is international, offered in more than 60 languages to 900+ sites, reaching 135 countries to inspire an anticipated 270,000 global leaders to greater Kingdom impact.

The benefits of attending one of more than 500 Summit sites include networking opportunities with local community leaders, reduced cost and travel time, and growth and learning opportunities in a setting close to home.

Free resources include video clips of past conference speakers by downloading the free GLSnext app at  

Global Leadership Network, is committed to the singular idea that inspired, encouraged and equipped Christian leaders transform their communities. The leaders we serve are not just full-time ministry staff, but leaders in all sectors of society who are committed to pursuing their grander visions.

The Global Leadership Summit is telecast live in HD on August 8 & 9 from Willow Creek Community Church near Chicago to 500+ host sites in North America, including the site at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.

For those in Tyler, Texas, The Global Leadership Summit is also being simulcast at First Christian Church in Tyler.  Their website is

LeTourneau University is the Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community. LETU offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs across a range of disciplines and delivery models at LETU’s residential campus in Longview, Texas, hybrid options at centers in the Dallas and Houston areas and fully online programs. For additional information, visit

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