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…

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…

Speaker Training Series – Postponed

Hi everyone, We will be postponing this series until sometime during early summer in light of these unprecedented times we find ourselves. Keep checking back here, social media and your emails for updates. Thank you so much for your support. Stay safe and stay well! Whether it’s The Gettysburg Address, “I have a dream” speech,…

Passion Talks 2020 is August 14th-15th

Mark your calendars for August 14th -15th for Passion Talks 2020. We heard your feedback and are returning to the two day conference format. As always, we are committed to providing you thought-provoking content that sends you in search of your own passion+faith stories.   This year’s theme: Vocational Dialogues  God has designed each of…

Passion Talks 2019 Conference Videos are here!

On August 23rd we gathered an audience of 130+ in Sunnyvale to hear 12 speakers share about their life’s passion, each attendee receiving an invitation to participate and co-create alongside God in His redeeming work in their respective fields.  From the genesis of our organization in 2009 until today, we’ve experienced a decade of the…

Be The Change You Want

by Nicole Dickens PT ’19 Speaker Chair These are tumultuous times. Our nation is more divided than ever. We’re beginning the next election cycle with what looks like to be a long, arduous journey to the next administration and every card available seems wild, no matter the party. It also seems like no one is…

Passion Talks 2019 is August 23rd!

Mark your calendars for August 23rd for Passion Talks 2019. We are adjusting the format a little bit while adding a few new things so watch for updates from us about what’s in store this year. As always, we are committed to providing you thought-provoking content that sends you in search of your own passion+faith…