The annual gathering of Big Sky churches takes place at the UMC-ABC Federated Church in Hamilton, MT. David Olson will be the key-note speaker. David is a church researcher, church planting leader and leadership coach. For the past twenty years, he has served in leadership for church growth and evangelism in the Evangelical Covenant Church. Dave is also the director of the American Church Research Project. He is the author of Discover Your Leadership Style and The American Church in Crisis (Zondervan). Dave and his wife, Shelly, live in Minneapolis.