Chris Sunami
Author and Public Speaker
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Chris SunamiA gifted and dynamic speaker with a passion for social justice, Christopher Sunami brings a message of personal responsibility and empowerment based directly on the teachings of the Gospels. Sunami is the author of the socially conscious devotional “Hero For Christ”, a finalist for the Independent Book Award for Best Religious Nonfiction in 2009. As a former longtime staff member of the community-transforming United Methodist Church For All People in Columbus, Ohio, he has a wealth of practical experience in putting faith into action.

Heaven and Hell (on Earth)

Can you experience Heaven or Hell –without dying? When we act out of cruelty, greed, selfishness or hate, we make life a living hell for ourselves and everyone around us. But living out the message of Jesus creates a real “Heaven on Earth”.

If Jesus Came Back Today

If Jesus came back today, what would he want to find you doing? The answer might surprise you. Learn the true Gospel answer to that question, and find out how Jesus walks among us, today and every other day.

Heroes For Christ

Learn about some of the greatest Christian heroes of all time, and the ways they used the Gospels as a guide to changing the world.

Personal Responsibility

Do you feel helpless? Powerless? Worthless? Learn how to have an impact on your community by taking personal responsibility for your own life and neighborhood.

“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Servant Leadership

“Servant” and “Leader” are two ideas that the world doesn’t often put together. But Jesus said the greatest of all is not the person who rules everyone but the person who serves everyone. This workshop provides practical training for people at all levels of responsibility in how servant leadership can have a transformative effect on your community.

Young Servant Leaders

This workshop includes interactive segments geared especially for teens, as well as practical instruction in how a young person can make an impact at school, at church, or at home in the neighborhood through servant leadership.

Christopher Sunami is available to sign copies of his book, “Hero For Christ.”

Keynote Speaker. “Finding Your Mission”
“Living in God Heals The Soul” Youth Conference
Northeast Ohio Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Independence, Ohio, January 5, 2013

Keynote Speaker. “Everyday Heroes”
Rally Day Service, First Lutheran Church
Strongsville, Ohio, September 9, 2012

A Christian View on Sustainable Living
The Episcopal Campus Ministry, University of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana, February 13, 2012

Featured Presenter on Servant Leadership
United Methodist Community Ministries Workshop
Columbus, Ohio, October 15, 2009

Keynote Speaker, “Take Responsibility”
The 146th Annual Emancipation Celebration
Gallia County, Ohio, September 9, 2009

Creation Responsibility Workshop
Church of the Resurrection
New Albany, Ohio, July 19, 2009

Servant Leadership Workshop
Young Leaders UNITE Service Day
Columbus, Ohio, May 2, 2009

Keynote Speaker, “Young Heroes For Christ”
Youth Day Worship Celebration
Second Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio, October 26, 2008

Leadership Lecture Series
United Methodist Church for All People
Summer 2008

Featured Speaker, “Christian Humanism”
Students For Free Thought, Ohio State Chapter
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 10, 2007