Raw Conversations About Hope and Justice

Angelo Blancaflor Passion Talks 2021 Track Chair Justice and Bridge Building Session Chair  The work of creating vulnerable and honest space is challenging, and worthy, but I believe that God invites us to build hopeful spaces, full of hospitality, for those around us. Spaces where each person can engage injustice in their lives and in…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T (and mutual understanding)

by Julia Choi, Passion Talks 21 Poster Session Co-Chair Passion Talks 2018 was a time when we could meet face-to-face with relative ease. It was also the first year we had poster sessions, when people came together to have conversations about their passions, using poster stands and other props to invite others to engage –…

Love, The World

by Richard Coleman, Lausanne Session Chair “Low-grade depression.” That’s what former First Lady Michele Obama calls the emotional lows she has been facing. Truth be told, she’s not the only one who has been facing a bit of a low-grade depression. The cancelled plans due to COVID, the news of continual conflict affecting the countries…

From Our 2021 Program Chair

by Dr. Tammy Chang, Passion Talks 2021 Program Chair This past year, we have seen our world greatly impacted by the pandemic. Despite the resilience of local communities and workplaces to adapt to the need for social distancing with virtual gatherings, remote work, telemedicine, and restricted campus access— this has not changed the fact that…

Reconsidering Work

by Jason Rahman, Passion Talks 2021 Session Chair At the height of the pandemic early last year, I found myself wrestling with how to practically walk out my faith. Other Christians sprang into action to serve their neighbors: delivering groceries, checking in on those in need, and seeking creative ways to support others. But I…

A Hopeful Journey towards an Integrated Life

by Susie Lipps, Passion Talks 2021 Session Chair Hope is like a golden cord that holds up our head up so our eyes can focus on the distant horizon even as we walk our daily, sometimes chaotic, road.  As leaders and influencers, we are called to bring hope to our circle of influence as we lead…

Submit A Talk And Attend These Workshops

Passion Talks is committed to bringing you content that will help you have impact at the intersection of faith, work and calling. In preparation for Passion Talks 2021, we will be holding two virtual workshops open to this year’s conference participants. Wholeness and Activation: Inverted Church: KDSC (Kingdom, Discipleship, Society, Church) on Saturday, June 19,…

Passion Talks 2021 – Call for Submitions

A Two Day Virtual Conference Friday, August 13, 2021 – Saturday, August 14, 2021 As we explore the role of hopeful dialogue, we will provide space to reflect, inspire and activate a lifestyle of lived out faith in a world that has much to overcome. Call for submissions is now open and we invite you…

Passion Talks 2020: Live Videos and Workbooks

Passion Talks 2020 Videos are Live! Thank you for being with us through 2020. We’ve shared our passions on a global scale in light of so many challenges. I’m happy to share with you all the amazing videos from our 2020 conference. We had the most global representation in speakers yet, with attendees watching from…

Passion Talks 2020 – Full Program Announced

“Vocation & Virtue in the era of COVID19” – Friday/Saturday August 14-15 Stories of grief and resilience. Passion, and Vision. From folks on the front lines, and from online. How is our understanding of vocation evolving? How are people in tech and the church learning from each other? We are excited to announce the full…