NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sept.17, 2015 – Three Nashvillians will give presentations about advancing good in communities during Q Commons, an international program that unites more than 80 cities and 10,000 participants in discussion, from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24.
Locally, Q Commons will be staged at Lipscomb University’s Shamblin Theatre. Attendees will interact with community leaders face-to- face as three globally broadcasted and three locally curated talks will inform and equip them on how best to advance good in their local community.
Nashville speakers include:
Britnie Turner, Founder/CEO of Aerial Development Group, Business as a Force for Good. Turner’s real estate development company revitalizes the urban core in an effort to make neighborhoods healthier, safer, and stronger. In partnership with Horizon Initiative, a non-profit organization rescuing and empowering orphaned children to self-sustainability through a micro-community model, Aerial sponsors an orphan in the name of the homebuyer for every home they sell as part of their social venture business approach.
Papa Joe Bradford, Founder/CEO of Elijah’s Heart, Uniting In Love To Impact a Life.
Charlie Peacock, Producer/Artist/Songwriter & Director of Contemporary Music, Lipscomb University, City Making: The Fellowship of People & Place.
Global speakers include:
Os Guinness, Cultural Historian, Getting Along, Despite Differences, Dr. Caroline Leaf, Cognitive Neuroscientist & Communication Pathologist, Importance of Thoughts.
Current Events Panel: Aja Brown, Mayor of Compton, CA, Race & the Police, Catherine Davis, National Black Pro-Life Coalition, Women’s Choice, Anita Delhaas-van Dijk, European Union Representative, World Vision, Refugee Crisis, Dr. Kent Brantley, Ebola Survivor, Battling Epidemics.
“Since cities like Nashville are the new cultural frontier, they create a learning lab for innovation in life and ministry everywhere,” said Gabe Lyons, Founder of Q Ideas. “The church should be a positive force for advancing the common good for all people in Nashville.”
Tickets for the event are $20-29. Registration and more information about the event are at
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