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Nancy Ortberg, CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ addressed nearly 300 students at the Christian Union conference. She highlights the difference between worldly success and spiritual success. She explains the powerful impact of giving practical items to people in need. A church choosing to give used cars to people in the community became a way to share the gospel through living the call to love our neighbors.

Through this type of giving, she provides a powerful testimony of how the reciepents feel the love of God through these provisions, and it is through this action that people are led to faith in God. Nancy also explains the leaders in our society should be able to own their personal growth, ensure no topic are off limits, solve problems at a systems level and to refuse to allow comparision to enter their thought-life. (33:20)

About the Speaker
Nancy Ortberg served as a teaching pastor for eight years at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. During that time she lead Network, a ministry that helps people identify their spiritual gifts and find a place of service in the church, and Axis, a weekly gathering for the eighteen- to twenty-something generation. She is a founding partner of Teamworx2, a business and leadership consulting firm that works with businesses, schools, nonprofits, and churches to address issues of organizational effectiveness and teamwork. She is currently the CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ, a non-profit organization working to catalyze a holistic gospel movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nancy is passionate about helping people connect what they believe with their everyday lives. Nancy is the author of Looking for God: An Unexpected Journey through Tattoos, Tofu, & PronounsUnleashing the Power of Rubber Bands: Lessons in Non-Linear Leadership, and Seeing in the Dark. She and her husband, John, live in the Bay Area and have three grown children: Laura, Mallory, and Johnny.