Gen. Colin Powell Featured Speaker at Global Leadership Summit

By Lake Junaluska Center | Jul 24, 2013



By Melanie Threlkeld McConnell

Lake Junaluska, NC – Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center has been selected as a premier Host Site for the 2013 Global Leadership Summit, which will be telecast live Aug. 8-9 from Willow Creek Community Church near Chicago. “Lead Where You Are,” will be broadcast from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at Stuart Auditorium.

Among the 13 speakers at this year’s summit, will be Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. secretary of state, Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, Mark Burnett, four-time Emmy Award winner and executive television producer, and Liz Wiseman, best-selling author and executive strategy and leadership consultant .

As one of 236 satellite Host Sites across the country, we at Lake Junaluska are honored to play a part in Willow Creek’s goal to transform Christian leaders around the world with this incredible summit,” said Jack Ewing, executive director of Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. “The quality of speakers is remarkable. We encourage churches of all denominations throughout Western North Carolina to attend.”

For ticket prices and a complete lineup of speakers, please visit For more information about the summit at Lake Junaluska or to register, call 800-570-9812.