Leadership Summit to Return

May 3, 2010
For the sixth consecutive year, Baylor will serve as the satellite host for The Global Leadership Summit 2010, an annual global gathering of 120,000 church and business leaders in 350 cities across 50 countries.

The Global Leadership Summit, which originates from Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., will be beamed live via satellite to hundreds of locations in North America, including Baylor's Waco Hall. Summit speakers will present motivation and innovative principles on topics that are applicable in the boardroom, church and ministry settings including leadership challenges, team building, implementing strategy and conducting leadership through social justice and compassion.

The year's 13 speakers include: Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric; Tony Dungy, coach of the 2007 Super Bowl-winning Indianapolis Colts and an authority on mentoring; Jim Collins, author of the best-sellers Good to Great and Built to Last; Bishop T.D. Jakes, chief pastor of The Potter's House; Christine Caine, founder of the A21 Campaign to heal victims of human trafficking; Daniel H. Pink, author of A Whole New Mind; and Bill Hybels, best-selling Christian author and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church.

Baylor faculty, staff and students are eligible to receive a special education rate of $75. To register, visit the main Willow Creek site at and check the "student/faculty" box at the bottom of the form, listing Baylor University as your school.

For more information, contact Denise Corley at 710-6274 or or visit