Become a better leader for the rest of your life.


do people flat-line during the second half of their life, while others flourish and soar?

Many who intentionally engage midlife make their second half their best half.


making life better is not easy. If it was, you would have done it by now.


What is your purpose for the second half of your life?


Would you like to align your life with your core values?


Are you operating from your strengths?


Do you need more practical tools for life and leadership?


Do you wish you could have a better influence on people?


Do you plan to be a better leader the rest of your life?

CREST can help.

CREST Leadership provides an ordered reflection of your life and leadership that has helped hundreds of leaders examine their gifting and skills and develop a plan for moving ahead.

Grow your influence and leadership

through the CREST Leadership Course

Year One

The first year is 3 encounters, each 4 days, focusing on your purpose, values, and strengths.  It’s about you and your story, and finding out what kind of leader you are. Along the way you will be introduced to tools and processes that will improve your leadership.

Year Two - Diploma

Year two is also 3 encounters, each one 4 days long, and the focus is how you interact and execute with others.  We will cover issues like communication, conflict, and change. At the last encounter you will graduate with a Diploma in Christian Leadership.

Masters Intensive - Degree

After achieving your diploma, we offer an additional week of digging more into leadership principles and complexities. Completing the Intensive , along with a thesis, will earn you a Masters Degree in Christian Leadership.

New Cohorts starting in the Fall of 2020!

More about Second Half Leadership

Deep Values Create Culture Pt2

It is said that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Then we need to shift our attention from strategy to changing culture.   Knowing what you know from Part 1 of this vlog series, the question naturally surfaces, “Exactly how does one go about changing...

Deep Values Create Culture, Pt1

Do you wonder why all your effort to lead seems to have such little effect? Listen to Dr. Young explain how most leadership is focused on surface matters, but there are deeper matters you may be missing.

Trust is Built with Licorice

Have you ever unofficially or secretly tested the trust level you have with your friends? Many of us have ways of doing that, because trust is important to us, but we aren't always effective at it.Trust is one of the values we talk about at CREST.Here is...

What our students are saying…

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CREST is, by far, the best leadership training I have ever been involved in. It is not just informational, but transformational. I am changing – thank God!

Jeff Germo, BC

During CREST God gave me two things: a mirror and a compass - a mirror to see myself with new eyes at this stage in my life’s journey, and a compass to show me the way forward. Both are essential at mid-life and through CREST I found them.

Simon Beadle, ON

CREST has created a space to learn new strategies, become equipped with practical tools to move beyond surviving to thriving in the second half of life!

Jocelyn Simpson, AB