Margaret Marcuson offers a way faith leaders can bring their best to their work without giving it all away, so they can have a greater impact and find more satisfaction. Margaret speaks and writes on church leadership (including financial leadership), and works with leaders around the U.S. and Canada as a consultant and coach. She has taught, coached and consulted with ministers from 17 different denominations. Margaret is the author of Leaders who Last: Sustaining Yourself and Your Ministry and Money and Your Ministry: Balance the Books While Keeping Your Balance. She is a graduate of the Pacific School of Religion. An American Baptist minister, Margaret was the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Gardner, Massachusetts, for 13 years. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Larry Peacock is Director of the Franciscan Spiritual Center, an ordained United Methodist minister, spiritual director, retreat leader and author of Openings: A Daybook of Saints, Sages, Psalms and Prayer Practices, and The Living Nativity: Preparing for Christmas with St Francis. His passion is helping people and organizations see the Spirit at work in the present moment and envisioning a wider, inclusive and just future.
Kelly Deutsch specializes in audacity. When leaders have desires that are bigger than they are, Kelly offers a laboratory for inner work to become a concrete reality. Her clients are sharp, restless, and big-hearted. Straddling the business world and the spiritual realm, Kelly coaches, consults, speaks and writes on business strategy, contemplative formation, emotional intelligence, neuropsychology, and dealing with difficult people. Kelly has coached
C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, clergy, medical staff, therapists, educators, and more to find those wide open spaces where they feel fully alive. She is the bestselling author of Spiritual Wanderlust: The Field Guide to Deep Desire. When she isn’t exploring the interior life, you might find her wandering under Oregonian skies or devouring red curry.