Willow Creek Association UK & Ireland

Albert Tate

A Leadership Quick-Take: Albert Tate

  One of the speakers that our WCA team is most excited to hear at the Summit is Albert Tate, founder and senior pastor of Fellowship Monrovia. Albert’s teaching style combines humor with unexpected biblical insights. He planted Fellowship Monrovia in January 2012—a church committed to being transformed by the gospel of Jesus, growing in […]

Sheila Heen

Sensitive or Stone-Cold Stoic? Getting to Know Sheila Heen

Sheila Heen, founder of the Triad Consulting Group and Faculty at Harvard Law School, will be joining us for the 2015 Summit. Sheila has taught courses on Negotiation at Harvard for two decades, specializing in helping organizations work through their most difficult conflicts. William Ury (TGLS 2012), founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project and Summit […]

Ed Catmull

The Hungry Beast and the Ugly Baby: Getting to Know Ed Catmull

We are thrilled that Ed Catmull, the Co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and President of Walt Disney Animation Studios, will be joining us at the 2015 Summit for a leadership interview with Bill Hybels. Ed was a pioneer in the field of computer graphics for the motion picture industry. In 1986, he teamed up with […]

Liz Wiseman

Liz Wiseman on The Difference Between Coaching Rookies and Veterans

The Willow Creek Association is pleased to announce that Liz Wiseman, President of the Wiseman Group and Best-selling Author, will be returning to The Global Leadership Summit in 2015. Her previous Summit talk, Multipliers, was one of the most memorable talks from the GLS 2013. Since then, she has been named to the prestigious Thinkers […]

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Ask Them – Suzy Williamson

Every once in a while something grabs my attention in such a way that no matter how hard I try to shake it, it stays. It comes back again and again and again. It changes me in the best possible way. It is not always an instant life altering change, although sometimes it is. But […]

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Skin Care – Will Salmon

I remember running a Willow stand at the annual Elim Leadership Conference a number of years ago, and Mark Greene was on stage asking us to Imagine Church. I thought it was an engaging talk and important to hear. As we left the auditorium, I overheard one delegate remark to another how it had made […]

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Stories and Experiences from GLS Battersea 2014

‘Every year when I go to the GLS I find myself saying, “that was so helpful, inspiring, mind-stretching and practically relevant to my life.”‘ Sunil Raheja, All Souls, Langham Place. GLS 2014. ‘I very much enjoyed this event, the summit was well put together and the venue is fab! What I have taken from this is… that I […]

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GLS 2014 Prayer Bulletin

Dear Prayer Coordinator There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens (Ecclesiastes 3:1). Seasons don’t last forever. As Bill Hybels wrote recently in ‘Simplify – 10 practices to unclutter your soul’ we should not regard life as predictable or controllable. Seasons can last for weeks, months or years, […]

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Chicago Global Leadership Summit 2014 Highlights

Bill Hybels – “Twenty years ago way before Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Netflix I stepped to the podium of the Lakeside Auditorium in front of about two thousand expectant people and I explained what I felt was the need to launch this thing called The Leadership Summit.” Jeffrey Immelt – “Leadership is this intense journey […]

GLS Taster Session with Joseph Grenny

Difficult Conversations – Joseph Grenny

Joseph Grenny gives an injection of leadership wisdom at Willow Creek Community Church to launch The Global Leadership Summit 2014 season. Grenny focuses on disproportionate influence in critical moments and how to understand it from a leadership perspective. Find out more about the Global Leadership Summit 2014