Continuing a tradition of excellence and leadership training, The Ross and Fern Freeman Lecture Series for Servant Leadership will feature speaker Brian Ivie on Friday, April 22, 2016, at 10 a.m. in Culbertson Auditorium at Sterling College.
Ivie runs Arbella Studios, a film production company dedicated to telling stories that highlight the truth and beauty of the gospel. He is the award-winning director of “The Drop Box”, a documentary telling the story of Pastor Lee Jong-rak, a man who saves children that have been abandoned because of their disabilities. The film was seen by nearly 300,000 theater attendees across America. “The Drop Box” theatrical trailer is also the most-viewed documentary promo on the internet, with more than 7 million views. Ivie recently graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, and has been featured in publications such as The Hollywood Reporter, The Blaze, The Washington Times, The Gospel Coalition and Christianity Today. In the fall of 2014, Ivie worked as the 2nd Unit Director on The Erwin Brothers’ sports film, “Woodlawn ”, collaborating with talent such as Academy Award-Winner Jon Voight, Nic Bishop, and Sherri Shepherd.
Ivie and his wife, Amanda, reside in southern California where they attend church at Reality LA.
The Freeman Lecture Series seeks to educate individuals on the various values and applications of leadership by highlighting the servant leadership attributes present in others. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Culbertson Auditorium in Spencer Hall. Those interested in attending the lecture should RSVP to Erica Foss in the Office of the President at 620-278-4213 by Monday, April 18.
Sterling College is a Christ-centered, four-year college located in Sterling, Kansas, with a mission to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith. For more information, visit www.sterling.edu.