Grab the Rope Leadership Conference
Thursday, May 13, 2021
4601 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX
Dr. Roger Patterson // Dan Hall // Dr. Jeff Frey // Brent Gallagher, MSS
Registration is free and open through April 25, 2021.
• A vision for sustainability
• The pursuit of health for sustainability
• Overcoming obstacles in leadership
Roger holds degrees in communication and theology from Houston Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the founder of the CityRise Network, a network of churches and ministries committed to lifting the city and the world through generously giving the gospel of Jesus Christ. As part of the network, Roger preaches and leads West U Baptist, Crosspoint Church-Bellaire, and CityRise Missouri City.
Roger’s first book, Leading from the Second Chair (Jossey-Bass 2005), is an evergreen resource for leaders who are called to lead but aren’t in charge. Roger has also written A Minute of Vision for Men (Tyndale 2016), a daily resource to convey hope and inspiration.
He loves engaging and equipping people to be all that they were created to be. You can follow him on twitter at @rogerpatterson.
Vision For Life
In August 2016, Dan experienced a dramatic shift in his life when an accident on a business trip left him a quadriplegic. Since that time, Dan has continued to coach and consult but has also spoken throughout the country, sharing his experience and life principles as he lives his new reality.
Dan holds a BA in English from Baylor University and an MBA from Belhaven University.
Dan and his wife Hazel live in Madison, Mississippi. They have six cool children, three fortunate sons-in-law, and eight perfect grandchildren.
On Course Solutions
Practitioner and scholar, Dr. Frey teaches business courses and leads degree programs at The Citadel, Houston Baptist University, and Rice University. His research on non-profit leader ethics, emotional intelligence, and burnout has been featured in multiple news outlets from CIO Magazine to Psychology Today as well as a TEDx talk. Dr. Frey is an avid triathlete, data science expert, and acts as the contemporary worship leader for West U Baptist.
Dr. Frey holds a Ph.D. in Emotional Intelligence from Case Western Reserve University, an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Rice University, and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science from Kent State University. His wife Stephanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor / Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice with master’s degrees from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. They have two young children.