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Presented by Not Just An Average Joe

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This event has been postponed and is awaiting rescheduling 


Did you know? 


You are a leader. Yes, you! You lead yourself and others every day, for better or for worse. 


Are you leading well for a purpose? Climbing Your Everest presented by Not Just an Average Leader will help you master the skill of leadership today, for wherever you are and for whatever God has called you to. Through dynamic speakers of various ages, this unique youth-centered training will help you focus your leadership into the purpose that awaits you and outfit you to climb the mountains in your life. You will be plugged into a unique network of like-minded individuals with various personalities, skills, talents, and responsibilities in their schools, home life, and extracurriculars. 


While the conference targets youth, it is still powerful for adults of all ages. Leadership, after all, is leadership! Discover the leader in you. Master your leadership skills for a purpose. 


Your Everest is waiting. Join this life-changing conference on October 21, 2023 for the expedition of a lifetime. 

Benefits to attending:

  • $1,000 in total scholarships to be awarded to 2 youth ($500 each) to be used for school or entrepreneurial ventures, who applied to be considered prior to attending.

  • After the conference online training provided at no charge and is designed to help every leader grow personally and professionally.

  • Some local businesses will be on hand with job opportunities for youth.

October 21, 2023

8:30am - 2:00pm

(Doors Open at 8:00am)

Pathway Church | 1105 58th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32966

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2-Time Superbowl Champion

Lee joins our team to share his journey and bring in insightful tips. Lee is a former Super Bowl running back for the New York Giants. He also regularly speaks for Sports World Ministries and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Today, Lee works tirelessly throughout the community encouraging everyone from the youth to the elderly with the message of Hope. Lee and his wife, Lisa, have four children and five grandchildren.

Alison Perfater is from Frederick, MD, and a recent graduate of Asbury University where she served as a Student Body President. She was featured on the Fox News' Tucker Carlson Show speaking on the incredible events that began in February 2023 leading to revivals all over the globe. She is now living in Lexington with her husband, Mason. 

Emerging Leader


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President, Not Just An Average Joe & Legacy Minded Men



Joe Pellegrino is a men’s pastor, author, speaker, John Maxwell coach, consultant and entrepreneur. He is the President and founder of Legacy Minded Men, whose mission is to “Transform lives by engaging, encouraging and equipping men to build a Christ-centered legacy”. He is also the President of Not Just An Average Joe, a business that helps people discover their Purposeful Identity. He has appeared several times on television including Fox News and TBN and been featured on many radio programs across the country speaking on men’s issues. Joe is the co-author of 8 books including; Five and a Half Questions Everyone Must Answer, 5 Mandates of a Legacy Minded Man, Transformed, That’s My Dad!, Safe at Home and Fathers Say. Joe has also developed and presents several workshops and seminars including Standing in the Gap, Not Just An Average Joe, The Five and a Half Questions Everyone Must Answer and Transformed. He and his wife, Bethanne, have three children and two grandchildren and reside in Vero Beach, Florida. 

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Dr. Brian Bennett is a passionate Christ-follower who loves life and being a part of God’s movement in the world through the local church.  He is from Michigan (don’t hold it against him) and has pastored vocationally since 2003.  Brian holds a doctorate degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.  He loves to see people come alive in their relationship with Jesus and is passionate about seeing the local church he serves to be a place where “all people, with all the gifts, are active in all of life”.  Brian has a clear calling to help “reimagine” the church in this generation and is passionate about raising up Kingdom leaders to reach our world with the Gospel.  Brian has experience as a public-school teacher, coach, pastor, church planter, non-profit founder/leader, social entrepreneur, and author of “Go Now and Be the Church”.  His favorite experiences, though, involve time with Jesus, family, good friends, and God at work in and through the local church.  He has been married to his wife (and better half) Cindy since 2001 and they have four awesome children.

Senior Pastor, Pathway Church


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Co-Founder Vero Extreme Football League


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Peyton is from Vero Beach, Florida, but is currently attending school at the University of Alabama where he is a sophomore. In 2021, Peyton and his twin brother, Preston, started a ministry for high school students called the Vero Xtreme Football League. The Vero Xtreme Football League was a competitive football league that’s mission was to share the gospel, create community, and build leaders through their events. This league saw it’s mission fulfilled throughout the 8 teams and over 100 players that participated, as well as dozens of other supporters throughout the community. 

Area Representative, Fellowship of Christian Athletes



Jordan Tinker, a devoted husband and father of 2, has been an Area Representative with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for 7 years, raising up coaches and athletes to love God while building hearts and minds. Coming from a past of atheism and brokenness, Jesus met him in such a profound way that his life can only be summed up in one verse; “But by the Grace of God, I am what I am…”. Jordan works with multiple campuses and hundreds of students weekly through campus ministry, team specific huddles, and discipleship groups, helping adults and students alike climb of Everests of life. 

Executive Director, Youth for Christ


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Libby Sanderson serves as the Executive Director of Youth For Christ in Indian River County where she leads staff and volunteers in developing Christ sharing relationships with students in the public school system. She is a passionate teacher, leader and Christ-follower who is eager to see the next generation live into all that God has for them. 


When not leading or building relationships Libby can be found swimming laps in a pool or reading at the beach. She lives here in Vero beach with her husband and golden doodle. 

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Pathway Church | 1105 58th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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