Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen

Monday, June 20

Dr. Eric Jensen is a former teacher and educational leader who grew up in San Diego, California. Jensen’s M.A. is in Organizational Development and his Ph.D. is in Human Development. For over two decades he has synthesized brain research and developed practical applications for educators. Jensen has authored over 29 books including 3 bestsellers Teaching with the Brain in Mind and Poor Students, Rich Teaching and Brain-Based Learning.

Rev. Rich Gurgel

Tuesday, June 21

Pastor Rich Gurgel serves as President of Martin Luther College. From 1999 to 2020, Gurgel served as a professor at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (WLS) in Mequon, Wis. Prior to his tenure as a seminary professor, Gurgel served as the pastor of two WELS parishes: Gethsemane in Oklahoma City and David’s Star in Jackson, Wis. He also served as an emergency instructor for one year while still a seminary student, teaching religion and language arts, and coaching basketball at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School in Jackson, Wis.

Wednesday, June 22

Called to be a Witness

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Rev. Earle Treptow - You have been called to be his witness in a very special way as you carry out the ministry God himself has assigned to you.
Dan Nommensen

Supporting the Emotional Health of Teachers: Resources for Care from Christian Family Solutions

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Dan Nommensen - Resources for care and how to access this help in order to address or prevent mental health concerns in the teaching ministry.

Books Build Better Brains: How Promoting Literacy is Key to Early Brain and Child Development

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Dr. Dipesh Navsaria - Recognize the importance of the first years of a child’s life as key for lifelong mental and physical health as well as learning potential.
Dr. Phil Huebner

The “Who Am I?” Crisis Among Teens Today

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Dr. Phil Huebner - Teens are living in a critical time of world history, a time that is causing a crisis among their generation--a crisis of emotional, psychological, and spiritual health.