Running toward God's Purpose:
The Power of Manifesting Outcome
"Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed." Proverb 16:3
Join Dan Egan as he explores God's Word and the power of purpose when we move in the direction of the Lord. Drawing on the example of biblical heroes who boldly move towards God's purpose, Dan combines his own life of adventures in the mountains into a compelling presentation of why "Running Towards God's Purpose" is the key element in manifesting the outcome for our lives.
This talk is designed to inspire conversations around "Slaying the Giants" and/or emerging from the "Belly of the Whale" experiences we often encounter in our own personal and professional lives. Dan recalls his own path back to the Catholic Faith and the transformation that occurred after being lost in a mountain storm in Russia for 38 hours that killed 15 other climbers. From Jonah, David, and the Prodigal Son there is always a decision that moves us back to a firm foundation from which our lives sync up with God's purpose.
Dan Egan is a world-renowned skier and pioneer of extreme sports. He has appeared in thirteen Warren Miller ski films and is known for skiing the most remote regions of the world. In 2001, Powder Magazine named him one of the most influential skiers of our time and in 2016 he was inducted into the U.S. Skiing & Snowboarding Hall of Fame.
He has authored four books, All Terrain Skiing, Vol I & II, Courage to Persevere and his newest title, Thirty Years in a White Haze, is his story of love of skiing, as well as trials, success, and loss as thirty years dissipates into clarity. The book provides an exclusive firsthand account of the disaster on Mount Elbrus in 1990, a merciless mountain that claims more lives per year than Everest. Egan was lost in the storm for 38 hours 15 climbers perished.
Egan's faith journey has been featured in Parable Magazine. His "Extreme Faith" podcast (2011-2013) can be found on Soundcloud. Dan's television show "Why we Worship" aired for two seasons (2013-2014) on Catholic TV. He actively pursues his Catholic Faith and love of the Eucharist by participating in weekly Mass, Adoration, Cursillo, Bible studies through Holy Trinity Parish Family in Plymouth, New Hampshire. As a ski ambassador, coach, and guide, Egan can be found on the snow at Waterville Valley, NH, Big Sky, Montana, Valle Nevado, Chile and Val D Isere, France, sharing his knowledge and passion for the sport.