Lead, Anyway: And Remember, You Do Not Have to Do This Alone


Author Sarah Ciavarri and Ministry Coach Dawn Alitz invite you to a time of leadership renewal.

Thursday, February 25 from 1:30-2:30 PM CST
FREE Admission

(Registration will be capped at 300 participants.)

In a world that is changing faster than ever, leadership in the church is about being grounded in who we are and tapping into our gifts and boldness like never before.

What do we do when we aren't sure what to do? And what do we do with the assumptions about leaders placed upon us and that pesky impostor syndrome?

Dawn Alitz, director of communities and coaching for Faith+Lead and Sarah Ciavarri, author of the book Finding Our Way to the Truth: Seven Lies Leaders Believe and How to Let Them Go, will open a brave space where you can engage important questions, think about things in new ways, and create pathways forward.

Join us, and come away with tangible steps you can take and laugh a bit more than you usually do on a Thursday afternoon.


You're Invited to a time of refreshment


Finding Our Way to the Truth: Seven Lies Leaders Believe and How to Let Go of Them

In Finding Our Way to the Truth, Sarah Ciavarri explores lies of a particularly insidious sort—lies masquerading as truths. These lies can be so engrained that we don't notice how they inform our decisions and affect the way we lead, work, parent, and live. Ciavarri tells engaging personal stories to help readers recognize seven common lies that leaders often tell themselves. She then demonstrates a three-step process for unmasking each lie: pay attention, examine, and apply the learning. We do better when we stop listening to the lies. God wants better for us, and we were created for better. Finding Our Way to the Truth shows us the way.


Meet the Presenters


Sarah Ciavarri

Sarah Ciavarri, founder of This Wholehearted Life, LLC, is a gifted speaker able to quickly connect with audiences and travels the country inspiring participants to be courageous, resilient, and authentic. She is a Certified Facilitator of all of Dr. Brené Brown’s curricula: Dare to Lead, Daring Greatly, Bold, and The Gifts of Imperfection. In addition, Sarah has the honor to serve as a Daring Way Case Consultant assisting candidates in their final steps to Daring Greatly certification. Sarah has facilitated over 200 workshops on Dr. Brown’s research and has supported thousands of leaders to develop a courage practice. She is also the author of Finding Our Way to the Truth: Seven Lies Leaders Believe and How to Let Them Go, which takes a vulnerable and often hilarious look at Sarah’s own stories.

Dawn Alitz

Dawn Alitz

Rev. Dr. Dawn Alitz is the director of communites and coaching for Faith+Lead, where she designs and coordinates programming and coaching experiences to equip Christian leaders.  Dawn received her Master of Arts in lay leadership from Luther Seminary in 2003, and received her Ph.D. in 2009. Dawn has taught in adjunct positions at the seminary, as well as with Augsburg College and Lexington Theological Seminary. Prior to her work at Luther, she served in a number of ministry settings including mission start and established congregations.

Be refreshed and renewed for ministry