Brigadier General (ret) Dick Abel, Air Force veteran, senior staffer of U.S. Olympic Committee, President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Leadership is All About People (February 2012)
Our speaker Dick Abel retired from the United States Air Force as a Brigadier General after a career as a pilot, leading the “Warhawk” jet acrobatic team, serving as assistant football coach at the USAF Academy and as Director of Public Affairs for the United States Air Force. General Abel went on to serve as a senior staffer of the U.S. Olympic Committee, President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the head of Campus Crusade’s Military Ministry for 14 years. He is a celebrated author and speaks around the world on family values, military affairs, and moral leadership. General Abel and his wife Ann have four children and 19 grandchildren. They reside in Hampton Roads, VA.
Strategic Objectives Workshop: Dr. Benjamin Wiker, Senior Fellow of The Discovery Institute and of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, and author - Ten Books That Screwed Up The World
“We often hear people say ‘If it feels good, do it!’ ‘Feelings matter more than facts.” Or ‘He can’t help doing that, it’s his genes/hormones/upbringing/society.’ ” Spent Ideas like these inflict untold harm on families, communities and nations. In the year’s concluding Strategic Objectives Workshop, Dr. Benjamin Wiker will debunk such notions. Senior Fellow of The Discovery Institute and of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, he’s the author of several books including Answering The New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins Case Against God; Moral Darwinism: How We Became Hedonists and Architects of the Culture of Death. Dr. Wiker earned his Ph.D. (Theological Ethics) with “Highest Honors” from Vanderbilt.