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Attend to that inner work that has been

beckoning you for so long

The Road Ahead is a six-week group experience that helps you get unstuck and discern next steps on your road ahead. Rooted in research and developed over time, our process is designed to give you space to self-reflect, recharge, and explore new possibilities as you consider what and whom God is calling you to in your work.

Undergirding all that we do in these groups is the belief that in order to take meaningful steps in our careers, we can start by attending to the inner work God has for us in any given season. Thus, we begin with an exploration of your STORY, that will then move into the LONGINGS of your heart. From there we connect your longings with EMPATHY for the world around you, opening up new possibilities as you IMAGINE what your next steps might be. And then you take that next doable RISK - yes, this is an action-based program - which will finally culminate in REFLECTION upon the whole process.

It is life-changing.

Come and experience a process that will help you attend to that inner work that has been beckoning you for so long. Your life, relationships, and work will be transformed.

Reach out with any questions, and I hope you’ll join us in a group soon!

Dr. Wayne Park
Program Director, Road Ahead

 

 

What's In It For you?

Six Sessions of Reflection and Conversation

Each session is 2-hours in length, and happens once per week (over a six week period). Most cohorts currently meet virtually (via Zoom), along with a few in-person cohorts in Houston, TX.

Time and Space to Process

Each session is designed as a rest stop—space to intentionally slow down, quiet your mind and heart, and refuel for the next leg of the journey. Time to focus on what your soul needs as you listen for the voice of God in your work.

Discernment Tools

Each session includes guided exercises, reflection questions, Bible exploration, and experiment prompts meant to usher you to unpack all that’s going on in your world. Some of these take place in the group sessions, while others happen between sessions.

Fellow Travelers

Companions are crucial to any journey. Our Road Ahead groups are intentionally small (5-8 people). Some of our groups are designed for people who share common experiences. Find descriptions for our cohort types below.

Road Ahead Might Be Good If:

  • + You’re feeling stuck
  • + You’re in vocational crisis
  • + You’re in transition
  • + You’re asking big “what’s next?” questions
  • + You have questions about what God is calling you to
  • + You could really use some space to reflect
  • + You want to unpack the road God’s had you on thus far
  • + You crave space to make sense of your faith and your work

Testimonials

Creator of DrawNear Visual Prayer, lay minister, wife and mother, Fuller alumnus / 2020 Cohort: Women on a Mission

Sandee Masuda Hunt

The Road Ahead groups taught me how our pain can reveal our longings. I feel I was able to get unstuck by discerning what I long for and how my empathy related to my next steps.

Senior Vice President in Banking / 2020: Third Third Cohort

Siga Shagran

One common theme in our third third Road Ahead group was how to create more runway in our lives. Everyone in our cohort brought experiences of life and loss, and were willing to call a spade a spade. For me, I work in a corporate environment that will end one day. This program was relevant because it made sense how everything I've done in life can create more runway through empathy, imagination, and risk; to do other things as I get older.

Professional Coach, Trainer, and Artist / 2020 Cohort: Women on a Mission

Louise Abbiati

When I entered the Road Ahead program, I wanted to explore my new coaching practice. However, I discovered my longing and starting place was somewhere else. God was calling me to wholeness and authenticity which is connected to my creative practice. I wouldn’t have had this insight at this moment of my journey had I not gone through this program. This was a real eye-opener because I was able to connect back to my core, to the core of my calling.

Cohort Descriptions

Learn more about the unique Road Ahead cohorts we offer. Click each title below for a description plus additional information about each cohort type.

Cohort Schedule & Details

We do cohorts on a trimester rhythm in the winter, summer, and fall. Here are the cohort types, dates, and times for the upcoming trimester. For later trimesters, please check back later.

Summer

CohortDatesTimesFormat/
Location
Status
All Professionals w/ Wayne ParkEvery Thursday, starting 6/16/22 to 7/21/226-8PM (Central)In Person (@ Fuller Houston Campus, TX)Open
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion w/ Sean NelsonEvery Thursday, starting 6/23/22 to 7/28/226-8PM (Central)In Person (@ Fuller Houston Campus, TX)Open
Pastors/Ministry w/ Jason HallEvery Wednesday, starting 6/22/22 to 7/27/226-8PM (Central)In Person (@ Fuller Houston Campus, TX)Open
Third Third w/ Don FollisEvery Monday, starting 6/13/22 to 7/25/22 (does not meet on 7/4/22)11AM-1PM (Central)Online (via Zoom)Open
Third Third w/ Terry TimmEvery Thursday, starting 6/23/22 to 7/28/224-6PM (Eastern)Online (via Zoom)Open
Women Professionals w/ Nicole DIckensEvery Wednesday, starting 6/22/22 to 7/27/226-8PM (Pacific)Online (via Zoom)FULL
Women Professionals w/ Kathy YoungEvery Monday, starting 6/20/22 to 8/1/22 (does not meet on 7/4/22)6-8PM (Pacific)Online (via Zoom)FULL
Women Professionals in the Bay Area w/ Yolanda MillerEvery Tuesday, starting 7/5/22 to 8/9/226-8PM (Pacific)Online (via Zoom)Open

Please note: participants are strongly encouraged to be able to attend all sessions.

Pricing & Scholarship Information

Road Ahead is a paid program, with the option to add on individual coaching sessions that help you activate all that comes up in the group experience.

Road Ahead Price:
$500/Participant

This includes: 1) six group sessions, each two hours in length, 2) a welcome package that includes a workbook and tools for your cohort, and 3) an assessment test to supplement your self-reflection (such as Enneagram or CliftonStrengths).

Specialized Coaching Add-On:
$300 for three 50-minute sessions*

Coaching helps you activate all that comes up in the group experience. Our coaches specialize in the Enneagram, CliftonStrengths, vocational discernment, and spiritual direction. We’ll customize our coaching to whatever best meets your needs! Visit the Guides section below to learn more about our coaches.

*You start with three 50-minute coaching sessions, and can always add on more if desired.

Thanks to a generous donor, partial scholarships are available. Please indicate that you need a scholarship on your registration or email us directly at connect@depree.org.

Ready to Register?

In order to provide the most seamless registration experience possible, our Road Ahead program utilizes a three-step process of onboarding participants and forming cohorts.

Step 1: You Register

You can register by filling out the registration form. Takes about 3-5 minutes.

Step 2: You pay now (or later if you're requesting a scholarship)

Once you register, you’ll receive an email with payment instructions. If you are requesting a scholarship, the email will have more information on how to do so.

Step 3: We'll confirm your participation via email in 7-10 days

You’ll receive an email in 7-10 business days confirming your participation in a cohort. If we have questions about your registration, we’ll get in touch with you immediately.

Have More Questions?

Fill out our Contact Form to send us any questions, comments, or concerns you have. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.