Speaker Series

Exploring the Gospel-Centered Life 

Get inspired to live out your faith in your career and city with this thought-provoking series, as we hear marketplace leaders share their perspective on following God in their field. Followed by group discussion and socializing. Refreshments provided!

See below for event location and details.

2017 Speakers:

June 2

Brandon S. Smith, Atlanta trial attorney with a focus on social justice and homelessness shares his perspective on Ambition & Drive in the Workplace: Leveraging Your Passions, Powers, and Platform for God’s Glory and the Good of Others.

may 5th

Discovering YOUR gift of evangelism. Sharing the good news isn’t just for professional ministers or gifted extroverts—it's for every believer. Campus Outreach and Vision Pathways leaders G’Joe and Aimee Joseph share their perspective on stepping into the part God is calling each of us to play in His mission to the world.

April 7th

Paul Sohn is an award-winning blogger, leadership coach, and speaker. He is founder of QARA, a movement to empower twenty-somethings to discover their God-given identity and calling. Paul is a published author with his latest book being "Quarter-life Calling: find your God-given purpose in Your Twenties." 

Mar 3rd

Satyan Devadoss, Fletcher Jones Chair of Applied Math at the University of San Diego, explores the role of the arts in redeeming a world obsessed with technology and progress.

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Feb 3rd

Denise Yohn, brand-building expert, speaker, author speaks about being true to your authentic self at work.


Jan 13th

Steven Cooper, lead pastor of Harbor City Church, San Diego speaks on the way we image God in our work.

More about the event

Upstairs at Covenant Presbyterian Church (Taylor Hall). Please enter through Howard Street entrance. 

SCHEDULE: First Fridays of the month (mostly)

  • 7:00PM - Light refreshments
  • 7:15PM - Introduction
  • 7:30PM - Marketplace leader speaking on how the gospel can transforms of our hearts, communities, work, and city. 
  • 8:30PM - Group discussion
  • 9:00PM - Evening concludes—but the conversation often continues at one of the local establishments in the vibrant North Park area. All are welcome!

If you get lost or have any other questions or needs, please call (828) 317-1484.