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Jan 31

Critical Skills for Emerging Leaders

January 31, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - February 3, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EST

$750.00 – $900.00

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 is your opportunity to develop your personal leadership style, enabling you to analyze and develop within your organization. This course will make you proficient in personal leadership analysis and development. But most importantly, it will help you to build cultural awareness for your organization to serve on mission. 

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:

• 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).

Price includes event materials, lodging, food, four virtual coaching sessions and the IPSAT process. For those members who live locally and choose to commute, there is a commuting ticket.


San Pedro Center | 2400 Dike Road | Orlando (Winter Park), Florida

Your Facilitator

Michael VanHuis has been with Missio Nexus since September 2015 and is currently serving in the role of Vice President. Michael started in missions by serving with Pioneers in 1997 as a field missionary in Ghana, West Africa, and continued service on their International Leadership Team and Director of Operations for Pioneers USA. In 2005, Michael became the Missions Pastor for Northland Church in Orlando, Florida, overseeing all local to global missions. In 2012, Michael joined the OneWay Ministries staff as Executive Vice President and served with them until joining Missio Nexus in the fall of 2015. Michael earned a Masters of Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and has traveled widely around the globe serving many national leaders and ministries. He and his wife, Laura, have five children and currently live in Aurora, Illinois.


You as a Leader: Michael VanHuis, Steve Moore, Andrea Buczynski, and Dr. Ted Esler

Leading a Team: Doug Hill, Tom Mauriello

Leading within an Organization: Dr. Jennifer Holloran

Plus 4 additional speakers will lead the virtual coaching sessions following the in-person event.

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 17, 2022, after which no refund will be available.


January 31, 2023 @ 4:00 pm EST
February 3, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EST
$750.00 – $900.00
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