Join us for the 9th annual Inspire Giving Conference, April 23-24, 2022!
This year the conference will be held at the historic Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. Seating in Glen Eyrie’s Great Hall is limited, so register early!
FEATURING THESE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Author and Founder of Kingdom Advisors, National Christian Foundation, and the Ron Blue Institute
Ron is widely considered to be the father of Christian Financial Planning. Since 1979, he has been providing encouraging, proven advice for achieving financial contentment and confidence. Marrying a thorough understanding of what the Bible has to say about money with decades of professional experience as a financial advisor and leader of a financial advising firm, Ron is committed to equipping Christians to thrive in their financial lives and serve as a testimony to a world desperately in need of the good news of God’s saving grace in every area of life.
Ron has worked out his passion to help Christians become financially free by founding the Ronald Blue Trust, a 40 year old financial planning firm serving thousands of clients in almost every state in the US. He has also co-founded the National Christian Foundation, which disburses over $1 billion per year to evangelical causes, as well as Kingdom Advisors, which is training thousands of Christian financial advisors to integrate biblical wisdom into their financial advice. Ron has most recently founded the Ron Blue Institute for Financial Planning (RBI). RBI is committed to bringing the financial wisdom given by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ into academia.
Ron is the author of over 20 books on personal finance from a biblical perspective and serves as a Board member of FaithBridge Foster Care, and the Board of Trustees of The Maclellan Foundation. He formerly served on the Boards of Kingdom Advisors, The National Christian Foundation, CRU, Thomas Nelson Publishers, Crown Financial Ministries, Family Research Council, Promise Keepers, Insight for Living, The Medical Institute, and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries.
In 2002, Ron received the HONORS AWARD from the Georgia Chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). In 2003, he received the honored designation of DISTINGUISHED ENTREPRENEUR from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, his alma mater. In 2013, he received an honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Ron and his wife Judy have been married for 54 years and live in Atlanta, Georgia. They have five children and thirteen grandchildren.
Dr. Scott Rodin
Author and President of The Steward’s Journey and Kingdom Life Publishing
Scott Rodin has a passion for helping Christian ministry leaders take a biblical approach to leadership development, strategic planning, board development and raising kingdom resources. Over the past thirty years he has worked with hundreds of organizations in the U.S., Canada, Middle East, Great Britain, China, India, the Philippines and Australia. Dr. Rodin is president of The Steward’s Journey and Kingdom Life Publishing. He also heads Rodin Consulting, Inc. He is a Senior Fellow of the Association of Biblical Higher Education and is past board chair of ChinaSource. Dr. Rodin holds Master of Theology and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Systematic Theology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has authored twelve books and he blogs weekly at thestewardsjourney.com.
Wanda G. Anderson
Attorney, Director of Corporate Affairs and Risk Management, The Navigators, Pastor
Wanda G. Anderson is a native New Yorker who settled in Colorado Springs 23 years ago. Shortly after arriving in Colorado Springs, Ms. Anderson served as in-house legal counsel for David C. Cook Publishing Company for almost 5 years. Soon after, she was hired as General Counsel for The Orchard Foundation and remained with the foundation from 2001-2016. Ms. Anderson serves on the board of Shell Point Retirement Community, one of the nation’s premier retirement communities offering life care in a resort-style environment. She also serves as Chair of The Legacy Foundation Board of Directors in Fort Myers, Florida. In 2016, Ms. Anderson came to The Navigators as the Director of Corporate Affairs and Risk Management. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia and her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media from Hampton University.
In other nonprofit Board service, Ms. Anderson serves as an advisor to the Kingdom Builders Family Life Center board and on the governing board of Solid Rock Community Development Corporation. Ms. Anderson brings to her board service almost 30 years of multi-jurisdictional nonprofit governance, risk management and compliance experience. She is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Colorado, with Federal Court licensure in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.
For the last 13 years, Ms. Anderson has served as co-pastor with her husband, Rev. Benjamin Anderson, senior pastor of Solid Rock Christian Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Together, they have four daughters and ten grandchildren. Ms. Anderson enjoys writing poetry, motivational speaking and providing women with educational and spiritual resources across generational lines leading to personal and professional development.
Author and Founder / President of Stewardship Advisory Group and Stewardship Legacy Coaching
Jeff is a ForbesBooks featured author of the book, Create a Thriving Family Legacy: How to Share your Wisdom and Wealth with Your Children and Grandchildren, the co-author of unPrepared: Heirs at Risk: 14 Elements for Successful Wealth Transfer, and author of the eBook, The Stewardship of your Business Legacy…Wisely Stewarding the Largest Financial Transaction of Your Life…Without Getting Killed with Taxes.
He is the Founder of Stewardship Legacy Coaching. In 2013, Jeff was the recipient of the Larry Burkett Award from Kingdom Advisors; their highest award. He has over 35 years of experience in “Zero Estate Tax Planning” and “Multi-Generational Family Legacy Coaching.” Jeff is nationally recognized for his expertise in strategic and tactical tax planning, and charitable planning. Jeff assists high net worth individuals and business owners in creating “Kingdom Capital™” by redirecting tax dollars to their favorite ministries.
Learn proven strategies and tactics from the best in the industry.
Collaborate with other development and planned giving professionals from around the country. Sharing best practices and invaluable experience to help your ministry thrive.
Learn proven methods to engage your donors today. Transform your donors from passive observers to active participants, resulting in greater support for your ministry.
Refresh and renew your passion for planned giving. Ministries that focus on planned gifts experience six times more growth than ministries that don’t. Refresh your knowledge and focus on planned giving so you can start reaping the benefits today.
Leave this conference fully equipped with tools and resources you can implement in your ministry today, ultimately leading to a successful planned giving program that can sustain your ministry for years to come.
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For questions about the conference please contact Joseph Padilla, VP for Ministry Relationships, 719.268.7214 | [email protected]
For help with online registration please contact the Events Office, 719.265.2064
Inspire Giving 2022 is just a month away, but there are a few seats left. Come and see what previous attendees have been talking about and earn continuing education credits for your CFRE certification!
You’ll learn practical and proven planned giving strategies from world-known leaders in the industry. Walk away with a new support network, a refreshed outlook, and all the tools you need for a successful planned giving program.
Conference Attendee Testimonials
“Great Job! Thank you for helping me jump start my planned giving career.”
“This was really eye opening and a wonderful experience.”
“Thanks for the excellent work! One thought – don’t grow the conference too big too fast. There is quality in this size of group.”
“Great Job! Thank you for helping me jump start my planned giving career.”