Timothy Eldred is a relentless advocate for training the next generation to risk failure and put their faith in action. He has spoken to thousands of pastors, youth workers, parents, and hundreds of thousands of young people in over 30 nations who have applied his challenge, "Youth were designed to do, not watch. Create to collaborate, not spectate." Whether invigorated or infuriated, Tim's audiences never leave disappointed by his edgy but authentic and thought-provoking teaching. Tim is also the author of five books that have sold over 500,000 copies worldwide.
Don't ask Tim Eldred to speak for your event if you want the same old speaker.
Don't ask Tim to speak to your students if they like the lives they have and don't want to change.
Don't ask Tim to teach your leaders if they are all comfortable and think they know everything.
Don't do it!
Because Tim Eldred will make your students and leaders see the world differently.
He will call them out of their comfortable places into their God-given destiny.
He will push them to embrace God's call on their lives to lead in the Kingdom of God right now.
I know from experience.
I watched it happened to the students at Awana Youth Ministries Summit event a few years ago.
I've watched it happen to youth leaders at national youth ministry events for the past several years.
Tim Eldred will change the way you, your students and leaders see their lives.
But don't waste his time or yours if you're satisfied with the life you already have.
Tim Eldred has spoken at the Ignite Youth Leadership Conference 4 times and has done and exceptional job each time. He is creative, captivating and has the experience to back up what he is teaching. His insights are Biblical and his content is solid.
What to Expect
If you're ready to raise the standard and promote a radically different approach to empowering the next generation to make their lives count, Tim will not disappoint. Whether he is speaking to students in churches, on campuses, or in stadiums, Tim's real, relevant, and raw message will resonate with their passions and desires to make a difference with their lives today—not someday. If you're seeking a speaker or trainer for adult mentors, pastors, teachers, parents, or youth workers, Tim's practical approach of empowering and equipping the next generation to understand their identity will leave them with tools they can immediately employ. They will leave equipped to raise the bar for the next generation and prepared to help them reach their God-given potential and achieve success.
Timothy (Tim) Eldred is a veteran pastor, author, keynote speaker, and unrelenting voice for the next generation with a reputation for challenging the status quo. For nearly 20 years, Tim has spoken and taught throughout the world, and his discipleship series, Grow21, has been read by hundreds of thousands in over 90 nations. His newest book, Alone Sucks, matches his speaking style—real, raw, and relevant to people's greatest struggle—identity. Tim's personal mission is to be a mouthpiece God might use to deliver the next generation from the bondage of low expectations. He and his wife, Cindy, make their home in a quiet, rural community Central Michigan where they raised their two adult sons to chase their dreams with reckless abandon and risk failure to follow Jesus Christ.
Additional Booking Notes
Due to Tim's commitment to mentor the next generation, he typically travels with a member his staff or an intern.
Video Projector (with Audio Out)