An Arrow, a Quiver and a Dream

Helen Koons shares a little of her journey raising an autistic son.


Why Unity, Why Now

Racial division has been at the core of American society since its inception.

A Word from Sherol

Dear Passion Talks Community,

Five years ago, we started Passion Talks with the simple idea of unity. An opportunity for exceptional individuals to unite together through sharing their passions with a community of peers.

Passion Talks 2018 is coming!

Passion Talks 2018 dates have been set. Mark your calendars for August 10th and 11th. We are committed to bringing you thought provoking dialogue at the intersection of passion and faith.

Passion Talks 2017 Registration Opens and Keynote Announced

Nancy Ortberg, CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ, will be keynoting Passion Talks at Google. Submissions are now under review by the committee and the complete list of accepted talks will be announce in the next couple weeks. To see the early acceptances click here. Registration is now opened for the August 5th conference….

Early Acceptances for Passion Talks 2017

Here’s a sample of the early acceptances for Passion Talks 2017. We are doing a last call for talk submissions. For more information on the conference, click here. Join us on August 5th for the main event! ARTS and SCIENCE: Music, Chemistry, Community, and Data Science Music, chemistry, community, and data science may seem like disparate…

Passion Talks 2017: Call for Participation

Passion Talks 2017 will be similar format to last year: Google, Mountain View, and Convergence House of Prayer, Fremont, California. It will be a 2-day format with the first day invite-only and the second day opened to the public. We are now accepting talks for review. Passion Talks offer speakers an opportunity to give short…

Passion Talks 2016: Over 40 Talks!

This is the fourth year of Passion Talks. It’s reached a nice size spanning two days with around 40 talks from professionals to academics. Passion Talks was founded to explore the space of intellectual faith– for how faith motivates the scientist, engineer, academic, and scholar. This year’s talks ranged from start-up CEOs, to students, to economics…

Passion Talks 2016 at Google and Convergence – Registration Opened

Passion Talks have been hosted at Stanford University, Berkeley, and now Google and Convergence House of Prayer. We have a record breaking number of talks and had to turn away more than ever before. This is the fourth annual Passion Talks Conference that spans two days with close to 40 different talks. Speakers are flying…