This one day online Video Conference with Steve Backlund and other Bethel Church leaders is for all church senior leaders, future senior leaders, and anyone who wants to create an empowering culture around them. This day of teaching and impartation will use Steve Backlund’s powerful book, The Culture of Empowerment: How to Champion People, to help every leader focus more on building big people than building a big church. This event will will provide the biblical basis for empowerment, plus provide many practical tools and strategies to have an incredibly empowering environment.

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To get the most out of this experience, we recommend you acquire Steve's book, The Culture of Empowerment, to read or review before the April 6 online session.


"My goal is not to build a big church, but to build big people”

- Bill Johnson

Upgrade-steve Steve Backlund
Upgrade-wendy Wendy Backlund
Upgrade-ahab Ahab Alhindi
Upgrade-dave Dave Harvey
Anthony Anthony Hilder
  • Session 1

  • Five Beliefs Every Empowering Leader Must Have

    Steve Backlund Wendy Backlund

    it is impossible to be an empowering leader without having empowering beliefs. First, we must believe God truly wants all of us empowered to bring heaven to earth in every sphere of society. Secondly, it is necessary to know that high level leaders have high level beliefs about the people they lead. Empowering leaders do not see people according to their past experience, but they see them “prophetically” (as God sees them). One of the greatest things a leader can do is to believe in the people they lead. This session will inspire and equip you with five culture-changing beliefs that are foundational for a truly empowering ministry.

    9:00 - 10:15 AM

    PDT (UTC -7)

  • 15 minute break

  • Session 2

  • Becoming an Empowering Person

    Steve Backlund Ahab Alhindi

    Empowerment is not a management style, but it is a way of life. It is impossible to truly create a culture of empowerment without first being an empowering person. We believe this session will train and motivate you toward a lifestyle of empowerment like never before.

    10:30 - 11:45 AM

    PDT (UTC -7)

  • 15 minute break

  • Session 3

  • The Top 10 Ways to Create a Non-Empowering Church

    Steve Backlund Dave Harvey

    This session will take a “tongue in cheek” approach to greater empowerment by sharing things NOT to do. You will laugh and maybe even say “Ouch” through this session, but you will also be inspired and equipped to increase the culture of empowerment into your life and ministry.

    12:00 - 1:15 PM

    PDT (UTC -7)

  • 15 minute break

  • Session 4

  • Practical Steps in Creating a Culture of Empowerment

    Steve Backlund Anthony Hilder

    This session will address important matters such as leadership development, empowering meetings, empowering announcements, and keys to increase the likelihood that others will want to empower you more in the future.

    1:30 - 2:45 PM

    PDT (UTC -7)

What is a Video Conference?

Video Conference Days are an opportunity to spend time with members of the Global Legacy team, live, as they teach and interact with you and thousands of others around the globe. Video Conferences are interactive in these three distinct ways:


Direct message other viewers to connect and share your thoughts


Read the testimonies of others and even share your own


Send your questions directly to the teachers for their input