Invite Brian to Speak
Thanks for your inquiry about having Brian McLaren come to speak. Since the late 1990’s, Brian has been in high demand as a conference speaker, often traveling more than 100 days per year. He is reducing his travel due to family priorities, environmental concerns, and writing commitments. Brian's 2015 schedule is nearly full and we are currently accepting a few engagements for 2016 and early 2017. We will open booking for late 2017 on October 1, 2015.
1. In-Person Appearances
Preference will be given to pastor/clergy, college/young adult groups, and interfaith groups. Brian tries to schedule one or two international trips per year.
2. Virtual Appearances
Instead of having Brian travel to speak with your group, you can have him address your group via interactive video conferencing technology. By using Skype or another free or inexpensive online service, Brian can deliver a lecture with visuals, and he can take questions and respond to comments as well. This arrangement saves money (air travel, hotels, etc.), reduces environmental impact, and, when combined with small group interaction (for which we offer support and resources), can provide a very effective educational experience. Equipment needed: high speed internet, computer with video capabilities, video projector with sound.
You can inquire about inviting Brian to speak to your group by contacting Laci Scott. When you contact Laci, please include the following:
1. Proposed dates
2. Projected size and make-up of group (pastors/clergy, church members, college students, youth workers, etc.)
3. Are you interested in an in-person or video-conference option?
4. What topic(s) would you like him to address? (Please see the link below.)
To get an in-depth overview of Brian's potential speaking topics, please click here.