Dennis, author of The Rancher’s Gift, a motivated, visionary leader, is known for his ability to encourage Christians of all ages to discover their life purpose.
As a keynote speaker Dennis uses his 40 years of leadership experience and down home, rancher delivery, to inspire the audience with life experiences that produce relevant and meaningful change.
During his 24 years in commercial Christian radio, Dennis served as General Manager of three major market stations, KKIM - Albuquerque, KCFO/KAKC -Tulsa, and KKLA -Los Angeles, before becoming Vice President of National Programming for the Salem Communications Corporation.
Dennis joined John Maxwell to serve as International Director of Partners in Prayer, fulfilling a lifetime goal of John Maxwell to raise up over one million prayer partners for pastors. As CEO of Maximum Impact Group, Dennis led The Duncan Group, Catalyst event, Leadercast, and the Maximum Impact Club. In 2006 Dennis formed Worden Associates and in 2015, Ignite Advisory Group.
The Rancher’s Gift, is his message, in story form of discovering how to find life purpose. Whether for a men’s group, women’s group, home schoolers convention, etc. his message is impactful, memorable, effective and life changing. His positive attitude, ease of connecting with any audience, passion and energy are infectious and inspirational.
Dennis and his wife, Gayle, live in Johns Creek, GA, along with their three married daughters and ten grandkids. All are active members of North Point Community Church.
Book . . .
The Rancher’s Gift: A Modern Day Parable of Living a Life on Purpose
We are not promised more than today. Thus we need to live our legacy now, with focus and integrity.
Ryan Westcott is ready to step into the family business, armed with a fresh MBA degree from a prestigious business school. Yet his father has other ideas. He feels Ryan needs more education—but not the kind one gets from a school. Ryan is sent to his uncle’s Montana ranch to learn, in short, how to be a man.
While Ryan helps his uncle build a barn, he learns life lessons about health, work, finances, education, selflessness, humility, and most important of all, love.
Ryan meets the richest man in the county, only to find riches are not always counted in dollars and cents. And then there is Kayla, the pretty country lass who awakens deep feelings in Ryan he never knew he had, and challenges him to live a life of true purpose. Along the trail, Ryan meets one more person, one who will upend all else and change his life forever.
There is more to life than just what we see in our limited view. Come travel the “Big Sky” country with Ryan, and find the purposeful life that awaits you.
Message Topics . . .
Living Life on Purpose
Developing Your Personal Life Plan
Dennis' personal goal is to live his life by leading others into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and finding fulfillment in living a life that brings glory to the Father.