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Feb 20

Critical Skills for Emerging Leaders 2024

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - February 23 @ 12:00 pm EST

$1,200.00 – $1,500.00

Engage with other emerging leaders in a 2.5-day in-person event that addresses your spiritual foundation for leadership as well as personal leadership awareness and effectiveness. Connect as a group to explore team life, organization lifecycles and culture, plus ongoing leadership development. Following the live event will be 4 monthly virtual cohort-based coaching sessions to address each topic in detail and focus on practical issues you face.

This leadership course will equip you as a leader to be confident with your abilities, strong in your spirituality, and inspired to be on mission. Join other emerging leaders in Orlando to maximize your kingdom impact.

Speakers Include:


  • Devotionals: Pastor Pete Geiger
  • You as a Leader: Dr. Steve Moore, Robert Wassel, and Andrea Buczynski
  • Leading a Team: Shawn Cramer, Doug Hill & Julie Whitmore
  • Leading an Organization: Dr. Ted Esler
  • Plus four additional speakers will lead the virtual coaching sessions following the in-person event.

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Added Bonus

Following the live Emerging Leaders event in February each participant will be able to participate in an IPSAT assessment. IPSAT is an assessment tool followed by a multi-step module based learning, and one-on-one individual coaching. This process designed by Steve Moore the President of nexleader has impacted many leaders. Tim Elmore the Founder and CEO of Growing Leaders has said, “I’m such a believer in this resource all of our staff and interns engage with the IPSAT. It’s a core aspect of our commitment to help every team member bring their best to work and life.” The IPSAT process will help you to grow your self-awareness and lead yourself better and includes the following 8 training modules presented by experienced leaders in the community:

  • The Art of Self-Leadership and the Power of Self-Awareness
  • Exploring Your Personality (includes assessment)
  • Discovering Your Strengths (includes assessment)
  • Developing Your Skills (includes Skills Inventory)
  • Refining Your Personal Values (includes Personal Values Inventory)
  • Uncovering Your Passions (includes MyPassionProfile)
  • Discovering your Identity Profile with IPSAT (includes one-on-one coaching session)
  • Using Self-Awareness and Self-Leadership to Bring Your Best to Work

This assessment, training, and coaching is a value of $795 and it is included as part of Emerging Leaders!

Participant Profile

This course is designed for emerging leaders in their mid-20s to late 30s. Explore the challenges you face in mission agency and church leadership positions and focus on enhancing skills required to mature and become more effective. (Age max for event attendance is 40 years of age).

Included in Registration

  • IPSAT Test and Analysis
  • 4 monthly virtual cohort-based coaching sessions
  • 3 nights private lodging on-site (commuter option available)
  • All meals and refreshments during the course of the event

Missio Nexus member cost: $1,200.00
Non-member cost: $1,500.00
Commuter Ticket available as well


Event Facilitator

Michael VanHuis serves as the Executive Director of Missio Nexus.  He and his wife Laura have served as field missionaries in Ghana, West Africa and in international and home office leadership with Pioneers.  He has also served as the mission’s pastor and chief of staff at Northland Church.  Prior to coming to Missio Nexus he managed a private family foundation and served as Vice President for OneWay Ministries.  Michael is passionate about leadership and helping to liberate leaders and organizations to reach their full potential.

Michael holds a Masters in Global Leadership from Fuller School of Intercultural studies.  He is an avid reader, serves as an Elder at his local church, and loves to be outdoors.  He and his wife Laura live in Aurora, IL and have five children.

Missio Nexus encourages interaction on diverse and difficult topics. Be aware that the information shared in this event may not reflect the views of the Missio Nexus staff, board, or other community members.

Cancellation Policy

Email Events@MissioNexus.org should you need to cancel your registration. Refunds will be processed minus a $75 processing fee up through Tuesday, January 16, 2024, after which no refund will be available.


February 20 @ 4:00 pm EST
February 23 @ 12:00 pm EST
$1,200.00 – $1,500.00
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San Pedro Center
San Pedro Center FL 327
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States
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(407) 671-6322
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Missio Nexus
+1 770.457.6677
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