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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. Early registration deadline is June 25. More than 135,000 leaders from around the country are anticipated to attend.

Speakers will include Craig Groeschel, senior pastor and co-founder of Life.Church; Bozoma Saint John, chief marketing office of Endeavor; Bear Grylls, adventurer, writer, television host; Jo Saxton, entrepreneur, author, and leadership coach;  Jason Dorsey, top-rated speaker and researcher on Generation Z and Millennial generation; Patrick Lencioni, bestselling author and founder of the Table Group; Jia Jiang, bestselling author, blogger and entrepreneur; Danielle Strickland, pastor, author and justice advocate; and many more.

Topics of the summit will include building lives of purpose, impact and passion; negotiating strategies for workplace, business and home; motivation and impact on leadership; creating a culture of effective and happy teams; conquering the fear of rejection; unlocking each generation’s leadership potential; and leading lives of courage, kindness and resilience.

“As you know all too well, each of us has influence,” said Megan Harrison, event coordinator. “This conference is all about knowing how to use our influence more thoughtfully and more effectively.”

Tickets are available through the LETU website at [link expired].  Early bird pricing saves $10 off per ticket until June 25, 2019.  Groups of 25+ will pay $139 per ticket, groups of 10-24 will pay $159 per ticket and individuals or small teams will pay $199 per ticket.  All students, faculty members and military get a discount rate of $89.

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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