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…

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…

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…