Summer Highlights by Week

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 
9:30am - 3:30pm
(registration begins at 9am)

Margaret Feinberg is a popular Bible teacher and speaker at churches and leading conferences such as Catalyst, Thrive, and Extraordinary Women. Her books and Bible studies have sold over 600,000 copies and received critical acclaim and extensive national media coverage from CNN, the Associated Press, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and many others.

She was recently named one of 50 women most shaping culture and the church today by Christianity Today, one of the 30 voices who will help lead the church in the next decade by Charisma magazine and one of the ‘40 Under 40’ who will shape Christian publishing by Christian Retailing magazine. Margaret currently lives in Morrison, Colorado, with her husband, Leif and their superpup, Hershey.

Now that you’ve read the official bio, here’s the kick off your shoes and drink iced tea on the back porch version.

Margaret spends most mornings with her good friends Coffee and God. Without Coffee, mornings would be difficult. Without God, life would be impossible. You’ll often find Margaret (puppy-in-tow) adventuring outdoors—she enjoys hiking, river rafting, and scanning the night sky for the Northern Lights and shooting stars. She boasts an exceptionally dry sense of humor that she attributes to her Jewish father. Little known secret: He was recently inducted into the Surfer’s Hall of Fame, and her mom earned her captain’s license for 60-ton ships. They’re pretty amazing. You’d like them. Married to Leif for almost a decade, Margaret’s known for losing things like her sunglasses on her head, keys in her hand, or her phone for the 12th time in the same day. Luckily, Hershey hasn’t been left anywhere… yet. For being a writer, friends say she has a surprisingly narrow vocabulary and uses a lot of the same phrases including, “I’m game”, “Whahhooo!” and “Oooh! Let’s do it.” Margaret is known to drive 50 miles to chase down a food truck and snag Groupons for skydiving on a whim. She prefers watching comedies and laughing until her tummy aches over doing sit ups.


Join us for her dynamic teaching from her three latest books (seen below).



Women's Breakaway Missions Speaker: 
April Stensgard  (Thrive International)

Thrive's vision is to be global leaders, providing expertise and setting excellent standards of care for Global Women. We believe Global Women will thrive, in part because individuals, churches, and agencies provide holistic, pro-active care. It is our prayer that God will work through our ministry so that attrition will be lowered, teams will be strengthened, the lives of Global Women will glorify God, and His Kingdom will be expanded throughout the world.

April Stensgard is part of the ministry team at Thrive International and brings over 15 years experience as a consultant for the non-profit, educational, and business sectors to her work with Thrive. She has been working at Thrive since June 2011, utilizing her experience in marketing, branding, partnership development, strategic planning, and women’s ministry. She is passionate about cross-cultural work and micro-enterprise, having led several short-term trips to Inner-city Chicago, Mexico, South America, and Africa. April currently serves as Co-Director for Love for Kenya. Having served for several years as a Women’s Ministry Director in her local church, April is keenly aware of the holistic needs of women. 

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Cost:  $30  (includes lunch)

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