Religious and Professional Presentations and Keynotes

Religious and Professional

- Theology on Tap Talk, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Monument, CO  (Topic:  "Science vs. Faith: Discerning

Truth in a 'Research - Based' Society", November 2019

 

- Youth Leadership Training, Clarksville, TN, November 2019

 

- Pre-College Leadership and Team Building Training (Pikes Peak Mountaineering and Snow Climb Adventure)

July 2019

 

- Youth Leadership Training and Mentoring, Monument Saints High School Baseball Team, Summer 2019

 

- Legatus Chapter of Colorado Springs, CO, Keynote Speaker for Catholic Business Leaders, June 2019

- Catholic Diocese of Toledo, OH, Guest Speaker for Parish Lenten Retreat Series at St. Mary's Catholic Church

in Defiance, OH, March 23-26, 2019

 

- Catholic Diocese of Knoxsville, TN, Keynote Speaker and Leadership Facilitator (Topic:  Leadership and the

Catholic Church), November 17-18, 2018

 

- Lewis Palmer High School Boy's Soccer, Facilitator and Motivational Speaker (Topic:  Team Dynamic Development Training), September, 2018

-  West El Paso Baseball League, Facilitator and Motivational Speaker (Topic:  Team Dynamic Development  Training), July, 2018

-  Lewis Palmer High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Keynote Speaker (Topic:  Using Our Christian Faith to Make High Schools a More Positive and Safer Place For Everyone), May 2018

- Statewide South Carolina Knight's of Columbus Men's Retreat (Columbia, SC), Keynote Speaker Talk #1 (Topic:  Marian Consecration:  Becoming a Servant to our Lord through Mary to Bring Souls to Heaven), March 3, 2018

- Statewide South Carolina Knight's of Columbus Men's Retreat (Columbia, SC), Keynote Speaker Talk #2 (Topic:  "Putting God’s Armor on Your Marriage and Your Family: Understanding the Plan to Destroy the Church Involves Destroying the Family"), March 3, 2018

 

- St. Peter's Catholic Church (Monument, CO), Keynote Speaker for Confirmation Candidates and Parents (Topic:  "Science vs. Faith:  Can God and Science Co-exist?"), February 25, 2018

- Catholic Diocese of Fresno California (Fresno, CA), Catholic Professional & Business Club of Fresno Keynote Speaker (Topic:  When Will We Have Enough?:  A Culture Focused on Money, Possessions, Careers, and Personal Achievements), February 9, 2018 at Pardini's Event Center, Fresno, CA

- Catholic Diocese of Fresno California (Visalia, CA), Catholic Professional & Business Club of Fresno Keynote Speaker (Topic:  Engaging in our Nation's Youth:  Protecting Our Youth, the Family, and the Catholic Church) February 8, 2018 at the Wyndham Hotel, Visalia, CA

 

- Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church (Colorado Springs, CO), Men's Ministry Guest Speaker (Topic:  "Being a 'Fisher of Men' "), February 2018

 

- St. Mary’s High School (Colorado Springs, CO), Vocation Day Presenter and Workshop Facilitator (Topic: "What Are My Talents?:  A Call to Your Vocation"), January 2018

 

- Fiat Ministry Network, Radio Interview by Kent Kuholski (Topic:  "Bringing Our Youth to a Relationship with Christ"), January 2018

- Bishop Michael Sheridan's Radio Talk Show (Colorado Springs Diocese), Radio Interview (Topic:  "The Teen Suicide Crisis in Colorado Springs, CO"), January 2018

- Fiat Ministry Network, Radio Interview by Kent Kuholski (Topic:  "Fatherhood: Protecting the Family and the Church"), October 2017

-  Corpus Christi Middle School (Colorado Spring, CO) Guest Speaker for Religious Education Class (Topic:  Discernment and Answering God's Call to Serve),

September 2017

 

- St. Mary’s High School (Colorado Springs, CO) Youth Leadership Trainer and Motivational Speaker, (Topic:  "Saving Souls: A Call to Look at Classmates, Co-workers, Neighbors, Friends, Family, and Ourselves in a Very Different Light"), August 2017

- Salesian Sisters and Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church (Woodland Park, CO), Vacation Bible School Presenter and Workshop Facilitator (Topic: Innovation and Finding God’s Unique, Specific, and Intentional Design of People), July 2017

- Colorado Springs Catholic Diocese, Adult Faith Formation Seminar Series, Guest Speaker (Topic: Discernment and Answering God’s Call to Serve), June 2017

- Colorado Springs Catholic Diocese, Young Adult Ministry Retreat, Keynote Speaker and Facilitator, (Topic: “The Heavenly Spoon”: Discernment and Answering God’s Call to Serve Others), June 2017

- Salesian Sisters and Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Colorado Springs, CO), Vacation Bible School Presenter and Workshop Facilitator (Topic: Innovation and Finding God’s Unique, Specific, and Intentional Design of People), June 2017

- Colorado Springs Catholic Diocese, Young Adult Ministry, Leadership Training Facilitator, June 2017

- St. Mary’s High School (Colorado Springs, CO), Vocation Day Presenter and Workshop Facilitator (Topic: "Feeding One Another": Answering God's

Call to Serve), January 2017

- Sacred Hearth Catholic Church (Colorado Springs, CO), Tap Into Theology Talk (Topic:  "Science and Faith:  Can the Two Co-exist?"), March 2017

- St. Mary’s High School (Colorado Springs, CO) Youth Leadership Trainer and Motivational Speaker, August 2016

- Colorado Springs Catholic Diocese, Young Adult Ministry Retreat, Keynote Speaker and Breakout Session Facilitators (Topic: "Putting God’s Armor on Marriage: Recognizing and Avoiding the Pitfalls that Lead to Divorce"), June 2016

- St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church (Colorado Springs, CO), Confirmation Retreat Keynote Speaker (Topic: "Finding Favor with God: A Message for Youth and Adults to Hear, Understand, and be Devoted to God’s Commandments"), April 2015

- St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (Colorado Springs, CO), That Man Is You (TMIY), Men’s Ministry Program Leader and Speaker, 2014-17

- Founder, Lead Facilitator and Speaker at Annual Space Day Events at West Middle School (Sioux City, IA, 2005-07; and in Colorado Springs, CO at Fox Meadow Middle School, 2008-10 and at Discovery Canyon Campus, 2011-12)

- St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (Colorado Springs, CO), Rock Climbing and Religious Talk for Cub Scouts Day Camp, Summer 2011

- West Middle School (Sioux City, IA), Facilitator and Speaker at SCUBA Skills Saturday Club for middle school students (grades 6-8), 2007

- Sunnybrook Christian Church (Sioux City, IA), Summer Bible Camp Presenter and Workshop Facilitator (Topic:  "Building Rockets and Discovering God"), 2006

Professional Scientific Presentations on topics of Human Performance in Extreme Environments, Human Spaceflight Crew Performance Analysis, Competition and Besting, Psycho-Social Considerations for Future Long-Duration Space Flight Missions, and Promoting STEM Education Outreach in Your Community

 

16 Conference paper/abstract publications and presentations given at the following International Space Science Conferences:

- International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Daejon, South Korea, 2010

- International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Glasgow, Scotland, 2008

- Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Montreal, Canada, 2008

- International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Valencia, Spain, 2006

- Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Bejing, China, 2006

- NASA Educator Astronaut Teacher (NEAT) Conference, Orlando, FL, 2005

Motivational Speaking Topics

- Protecting God's Children:  A Call to Action to Address the School Safety Threat and the Violence Crisis in the US

 

- Raising Patriots: A Call For All Men to Discipleship, Patriotism, and Fatherhood

- Discernment: Learning to Listen to and Trust God’s Call

- Putting God’s Armor on Your Marriage and Your Family: Understanding the Plan to Destroy the Church Involves Destroying the Family

- When Will We Have Enough?: A Culture Focused on Possessions, Personal Accomplishments, and Careers

- Youth Sports: Its All About the Kids Right?

- Heaven and Hell Are Here on Earth: Jesus’ Message to “Love One Another”

- Saving Souls: A Call to Look at Classmates, Co-workers, Neighbors, Friends, Family, and Ourselves in a Very Different Light

- Discipleship: Being a Light in an Uncertain, Lost, and Dark World

- STOP THE TRAIN!: A Call to Stop and Evaluate Our Progress and Evolution as a Society and It’s Impact on Our Youth

- Compete With Yourself, Cooperate with Others: Keeping Competition Healthy and in Check

- Putting Others Before Self: Lessons From Nature

- Science and Faith: Using Faith and Scripture to Properly Defend and Protect God’s Science from Humans’ Science

- How Do I Provide for My Family?: Finding Favor With God and Allowing Him to Have Control Over Your Life

- Proceed with Caution: The Impact of Sports on Youth and Society

- Chasing Carrots Instead of God: The Teen Suicide Crisis in America and How We Can Start to Fix It

- Success: How We Should Really Define It

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