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Summit VIII Recordings Now Available!

We’re excited to announce that Summit workshops and plenary sessions are now available.  Both audio downloads and CDs are available for all sessions, and video DVD is also available for plenary sessions.  See and access all of this incredible content HERE today! We’re thankful to Convention Media Solutions for making this all available at a […]


Live Painting at Summit VIII

One of the most memorable special features of both Summit VIII and Summit VII was the live, on-site painting by award-winning artist Hyatt Moore.  Every true movement requires great art to nourish, inspire and guide its ongoing vision.  As expressed at times on this blog, I’ve been very encouraged by recent expressions of this kind […]


Kay Warren Video on Summit VIII!

Kay Warren today released a great video invitation to Summit VIII.  We’re so very thankful for Kay, Pastor Rick, Elizabeth Styffe, Lynn Young, Carol Cooper and the whole Saddleback team — especially now in the final week as they prepare for the monumental task of serving as host church for Summit VIII!  


Summit Student Conference: Destiny Rescuing Destiny

If you listen closely to young people today, you’ll hear a hunger for more than the well-padded lives that marketers, technology and even many churches continually try to sell them.  They’ll tell you they long to pursue a calling larger than themselves.  They want a vision worthy of sacrifice.  It’s the absence of such a […]


Why Justice and Mercy Flow from the Gospel

The theme for Summit VIII (May 3-4 at Saddleback Church) is Justice and Mercy Flow from the Gospel.  But why is Gospel the fountainhead of justice and mercy?  Why not just “goodwill” or “duty” or “idealism”? On one level, because we’re all made in God’s image, every person holds a certain sense of justice and […]


The Amazing Opportunity Coming in May

Registration for Summit VIII opened today.  Amidst the dizzying pace of life, it suddenly struck me:  this conference is going to be amazing.  I can hardly wait. Sure, the work of the Alliance is my day job.  And I love it.  But it is my night job, too—the things I think about when I’m “off.”  […]