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Of the 126 books and Bibles produced by Arterburn, his most notable publications are: Toxic Faith (Nelson 1991), The Spiritual Renewal Bible (Tyndale 1998), The Life Recovery Bible (Tyndale 1992), Every Man’s Battle (Waterbrook 2000), Every Man’s Bible (Tyndale 2004), Transformation (Tyndale 2006), Healing Is A Choice (Nelson 2007), Lose It For Life (Nelson2007), Healing Stones (Nelson 2008), Walking Into Walls (Worthy 2011), The Seven Minute Marriage Solution (2013), Worthy of Her Trust (Waterbrook 2014), Take Your Life Back (Tyndale 2016), Kirby McCook and the Jesus Chronicles (Tyndale 2019), The Soul of a Hero will be released in June of 2021.
SPEAKING: In addition to his writing, Arterburn is an international speaker who has spoken in Australia, Ireland, Korea, Brazil, and Canada. In 2000 he was inducted into the National Speaker’s Association Hall of Fame in Washington D.C. A large portion of his speaking time is allocated to raising money for Women’s Resource and Pregnancy Centers. In 2016 he was the featured in the farewell tour of Women of Faith, which he founded in 1996 and was attended by over 5,000,000 women in packed out arenas. Stephen is also the Teaching Pastor at Northview Church in Carmel, Indiana, the 3rd fastest growing and one of the 20 largest churches in America.
MINISTRY: Stephen Arterburn is a respected innovator dedicated to helping transform lives with God’s truth all over the world. In 1988 Arterburn founded New Life Treatment Centers, a venture-capital funded organization providing Christian psychiatric and addiction treatment in secular psychiatric hospitals. Because of the impact, growth and profitability of this organization Stephen was award the Socially Responsible Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young, Merrill Lynch and Inc. Magazine. He quickly grew that extremely profitable organization to $100,000,000 in revenues before it was purchased by Thomas Nelson Publishers. At that time, he spun off “New Life Ministries” into the current, not-for-profit ministry producing the number-one syndicated Christian counseling talk show, “New Life Live”. Many people in remote locations say it is the only wise counsel available to them.
New Life has maintained its focus on three principles since 1988: true truth, redemptive relationship and total transformation. New Life has a network of 1,000 Christian counselors and therapists around the country who help the thousands of people who call 800 NEWLIFE. What used to be done in hospitals and treatment centers happens now in weekend intensives involving both therapists and speakers. Every Man’s Battle, Restore for women who have been betrayed, Emotional Freedom and Intimacy In Marriage are some of the intensive weekend events conducted by New Life.
MEDIA: Stephen Arterburn’s marketing and media mindfulness has landed him and his work with appearances on Oprah, 3 times, Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight. Surprisingly he has been featured in GQ, Rolling Stone, USA Today, The New York Times, and most recently, on the cover of Recovery Magazine.
Steve has degrees from Baylor University and The University of North Texas as well as two honorary doctorate degrees including one from The California Graduate School of Theology. Steve resides with his family in Carmel, Indiana.
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Becky and her husband Bruce live in Ohio and enjoy spending time with their adult kids and grandchildren –usually on a boat on the lake.
Chris has also been integral in the design and development of spiritual formation programs for churches and Christian organizations. He has designed and developed Christian recovery programs, family programs and trauma recovery programs for addiction treatment centers and continues to consult with treatment centers and organizations to create healthier environments and effective outcomes.
He loves playing basketball, golfing and playing with his two young boys. Chris’ most important and rewarding role in his life is husband to his wife and father to his two boys. He loves spending time with his family and lives in Orange County, CA.
Jason, his wife Shelley and their 3 boys happily call Denver home.
John also personally coaches leaders, families and family businesses, and has a limited concierge coaching practice.
Dr. Townsend founded the online Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling at Concordia University Irvine, offering Masters degrees and certificates in Organizational Leadership, Executive Coaching and Counseling, along with Bachelor’s degrees and Ph.D. program in Counseling Supervision and Education.
John also founded the Townsend Leadership Program, a team-based holistic entity which develops leaders in the US and Canada. Dr. Townsend has personally trained the Directors of TLP, and they focus on the necessary task skills and people skills of the leader.
John conducts “Dr. Townsend Live”, an online live video call-in program. He is also co-host of the nationally syndicated talk show “New Life Live!” with 3 million listeners.
Dr. Townsend is active with several service organizations and boards. John and his family live in California and Texas. One of John’s hobbies is playing in he and his sons’ band, “The Bandits”, for parties and venues!
Throughout the same years and until the present, he has devoted much of his career to leadership performance and development, blending the disciplines of leadership and human functioning to helping CEO’s, teams, organizations and family entities. From his early clinical training, Dr. Cloud became interested in how clinical psychodynamic ego psychology and Object Relations theory integrated with human performance past the clinical arenas, and continued to build models that could be adapted to business and organizational contexts. Much of his later writings have focused on these areas, with a particular interest in the newer findings in neurobiology and brain research that affects leadership and performance. Dr. Cloud hosted a national radio show for 15 years airing in 200 markets in the U.S.
His book, Integrity, was dubbed by the New York Times as “the best book in the bunch.” In 2011, Necessary Endings was called “the most important book you read all year.” His book Boundaries For Leaders was named by CEO Reads in the top five leadership books of its year. His newest book, The Power of the Other, debuted at #5 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list.
Dr. Cloud’s work has been featured and reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher’s Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Success Magazine named Dr. Cloud in the top 25 most influential leaders in personal growth and development, alongside Oprah, Brene Brown, Seth Godin and others. He is a frequent contributor to CNN, Fox News Channel, and other national media outlets.
As a speaker, he is a favorite at corporate events, conventions, and public arena events on a variety of topics, speaking regularly throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. He is an avid golfer, and actively involved in philanthropic efforts focusing on poverty and holistic relief in the U.S. and the Developing World. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.