Join the pros for Highlands College’s Impact Leadership Conference Dec. 2 + become your best self


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Learn from leadership experts like John C. Maxwell. Photo via Highlands College

Ready to take your leadership to the next level in the new year? On December 2, join Highlands College for Impact Leadership Conference, A Master Class in Resilience, a Virtual Event. Enjoy this free gift from Highlands College to leaders from every context and community. Register now.

What can you expect during the conference?

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John C. Maxwell is one of the speakers via the virtual event on December 2. Photo via Highlands College

A panel of world-renowned leadership experts, that’s what. If names like John C. Maxwell and Bonnie St. John get your motivation running, then this is the event for you, my friend. 

Each year, the list of speakers grows more impressive at the annual Impact Leadership Conference hosted by Highlands College. This year is no exception. Here’s a look at the list:

  • Alan Mulally: Former President and Chief Executive Officer of The Ford Motor Company, Former Executive Vice President + President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes + Boeing Information, Space and Defense Systems
  • Bonnie St. John: Paralympic athlete, best-selling author, keynote speaker, television + radio personality, business owner + Fortune 500 leadership consultant
  • Chris Hodges: Founder and Senior Pastor of Church of the Highlands
  • John C. Maxwell: No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker
  • Lauren Sisler: Award-winning sports broadcaster from ESPN and SEC Network
  • Mark Pettus: President of Highlands College

Take a deeper dive into the accomplishments of each of these exceptional leadership experts here.

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Along with exceptional speakers, here’s what’s on the agenda for the Impact Leadership Conference, A Master Class in Resilience, a Virtual Event:

  • Courageous Humility: Leading with Resiliency in These Challenging Times: Bonnie St. John, winner of the 2017 John C. Maxwell Transformational Leadership Award, opens the conference with a lesson on how leaders can push through their own limitations to achieve peak performance.
  • A Conversation on Resilience with Alan Mulally + Bonnie St. John: Watch Bonnie St. John interview Alan Mulally, one of the most resilient leaders of our time.
  • Leading Courageously Through Instability with John C. Maxwell, Chris Hodges + Mark Pettus: Discover what it means to lead courageously through instability during sessions and discussions with John C. Maxwell, Chris Hodges and Mark Pettus.

Don’t waste another moment. Register now and join the event on Wednesday, December 2 from 9AM-Noon.

Highlands College + their impact on the Birmingham community

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Before we get to their impact on the Birmingham community, first let me fill you in on who Highlands College is. Highlands College is a biblical higher education institution that focuses on four core components: academic instruction, ministry training, character formation and spiritual growth.

Through The Outreach Practicum at Highlands College, students are trained and equipped with a number of practical skills. Some include:

  • Learning to deliver pastoral care in several outreach settings and scenarios including correctional ministry, disaster response, street ministry, anti-trafficking, addiction & recovery ministry and inner-city families. 
  • Learning to develop and implement community outreach initiatives.
  • Learning to nurture the hurting through specialized pastoral care.
  • Learning to lead and value team members and celebrate the skills they each bring.

Since 2011, Highlands College has trained students who have served 51 different ministries and nonprofits across the state of Alabama. But that’s not all they’re doing. Here are two ways they are impacting the Birmingham community:

Door-to-Door Outreach

For communities around the Greater Birmingham Area, Highlands College students serve with Church of the Highlands’ Dream Center to deliver food to families in need. Every Saturday, there are an average of 15-20 deliveries in the Bessemer, Center Point, Gate City, Woodlawn and surrounding communities.

Prayer Walks

Before COVID-19, students from Highlands College would travel to different areas in Birmingham and host a prayer walk so they could get to know some of the people in surrounding communities and provide encouragement for them.

Here are some other things HC students impact communities around Birmingham:

  • Mentoring middle school and high school-aged youth.
  • Participating in weekly community outreach projects.
  • Leading and serving at all Church of the Highlands locations in the Birmingham area.

Register now and be the leader you’ve always wanted to be

Don’t miss your chance to be the leader you’ve always wanted to be. Enjoy this free gift from Highlands College. Register now for the Impact Leadership Conference, A Master Class in Resilience, a Virtual Event taking place Wednesday, December 2 from 9AM-Noon.

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