Cultural Leadership Academy

The Cultural Leadership International Academy is the most comprehensive training program offered by the Ezra Institute.

The Cultural Leadership International Academy (formerly known as H. Evan Runner Academy), is for attendees 19+ years of age with an interest in fields such as politics, medicine, law, education, theology, philosophy, business, science and technology and the various arts.

Learn to understand culture, apply your faith, and gain in-depth insight into a distinctly Biblical world-and-life-view capable of vindicating the Christian philosophy of life in every sphere at the this unique and transformative program for emerging Christian leaders.

 

NEW  FOR 2024! COLLEGE CREDIT AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Ezra Institute has partnered with Bryan College in Dayton, TN to offer 1-3 course credit hours for delegates who successfully complete the Cultural Leadership Academy. Additionally, there will be a $6,000 annual scholarship rewarded to any attendee who successfully completes the program and attends Bryan College.

Follow the link to apply for the Cultural Leadership Academy and to register with Bryan College.

"The most fundamental and urgent battle of our time is a struggle for the religious direction of human society in its totality. The battle of our time is to determine which spirit is to possess our hearts and give direction to our civilization." - H. Evan Runner
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PROGRAM DETAILS

The program rate is $1,595 per delegate.

The Academy is arranged to provide a solid intellectual foundation, as well as a coherent, real-world application of a scriptural worldview and Christian cultural philosophy.

The first half of the program provides a thorough introduction to Christian philosophy and cultural theology. The second half of the program surveys our Christian cultural legacy and the role believers should play in the defense and advancement of the scriptural perspective.

Delegates will live, eat, pray, and study together throughout the program. Each day consists of morning prayer and worship, lectures, group discussion, communal meals, free time and leisure activities and space for quiet reading and reflection.

Faculty members possess a reputation for Christian faithfulness and intellectual excellence, as well as experience in the work of cultural transformation. They are apologists, philosophers, theologians, physicians, educators, business leaders, pastors, authors, artists, and lawyers.

Testimonials

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Cultural Leadership International Academy:

Date: June 29-July 8 2024

Location: Huntsville, AL 

More information can be found at: The Vision - The Vision - Christian Camp and Retreat Center -Retreat without the travel (visionministry.org)

FACILITY

In 2024, the Cultural Leadership Academy USA will be held in Huntsville, AL.

The academy will be held at The Vision Christian Camp and Retreat center, with beautiful views, incredible amenities, and much more.

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INSTRUCTORS

The Cultural Leadership Academy faculty members possess a reputation for godliness and academic excellence, as well as insight and experience in the work of cultural transformation. They are apologists, philosophers, theologians, physicians, educators, business leaders, pastors, authors, artists, and lawyers.

2024 Faculty:

  • TBD:
  • We will regularly update this list as we begin to confirm faculty members.
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DELEGATES

Cultural Leadership International Academy delegates are 19+ years of age with an interest in fields such as politics, medicine, law, education, theology, philosophy, business, science and technology and the various arts. It is in these areas that the cultural struggle is most vividly brought to light.

Delegates will live, work, eat, pray, study and discuss the topics together throughout the program. Each day consists of morning prayer and worship, lectures, group discussion, communal meals, free time or leisure activities and space for quiet reading and reflection.

By providing training in a thoroughly biblical worldview, the Cultural Leadership International Academy will help to prepare the next generation of Christian leaders to formulate, articulate and credibly defend a truly scriptural view of life as the sole source of truth, freedom and beauty, shaping the future to the glory of God.

We hope you will join us in 2024!