The Workshop

Mike Nygren: Author

The Ten Balloons. Principles of Leadership, Life and Love captures the spirit of what it means to take an intentional look at your life. This realistic approach to a balanced life is personal and practical in outlining steps for creating intentional purpose statements in ten areas of your life.

Mike’s story telling approach to life brings great inspiration and motivation in the areas of family, career, relationships, education, finances, health, and adventure. This multi-generational topic is designed for young people and adult audiences of all ages who like personal challenges.


An interview with Mike Nygren about churches

What is your mission in partnering with churches?

·       Helping to strengthen their discipleship, leadership and mission focus.

What type initiatives do you offer?

·       Staff development

·       Youth ministry leaders team building

·       Student leader trainings

·       Missions workshops

·       Discipleship workshop

·       “Intentional Leadership” workshops

.        Parenting workshops (From Here to Maturity / How to go to College for Free)

·       “Intentional Grand parenting” workshops

What experience do you bring?

·       On staff of a church as it grew from 50 to 2500 in attendance.

·       Led a youth ministry that grew from 30 to 300 in discipleship groups.

·       Coaching and discipling 50 youth leaders from across America.

·       Denominational youth ministry consultant and trainer.

·       Led over 400 leadership/service retreats, training adventures locally, nationally and globally for teens and adults.

·       Creating intern ministry and non-profits within the congregration.

What makes your trainings successful?

·       Bringing new approaches to discipleship for the 21st century.

·       Connecting and partnering generations within the local church.

·       Training options: Two-hour, half-day, full-day or retreat venues.

·       Potential of coaching/discipling adult leaders for a season.

What are possible starting points?

·       Conversation/meeting with pastor or ministry area leader.

·       Meeting with a cross section of the congregation to discuss needs and brainstorm starting points.