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‘Love Does Stuff’ coming to Tacoma May 16-17

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on April 17, 2013 at 1:49 pm with No Comments »
April 17, 2013 1:49 pm

Picture 2“Love Does” author Bob Goff is bringing a two-day summit to Tacoma in mid-May.

The New York Times bestselling author’s “Love Does Stuff 2013″ Christian-themed conference will feature speakers, spoken word and music. The summit will run May 16 and 17 at the Tacoma Convention Center.

According to the announcement it “celebrates the very tangible outcomes of dreaming big and loving even bigger.”

Goff released “Love Does” in 2012 in which he encourages a perspective on living with an emphasis on whimsy and engaging a purposeful lifestyle.

“Love Does Stuff 2013″ features speakers whose professional and personal work jive with Goff’s philosophy.

Speakers include:

* Bob Goff
* Donald Miller, founder of Storyline
* Dean Curry, lead pastor at Tacoma’s Life Center Church
* Joshua DuBois, former Head of the Office of Faith Based & Neighborhood Partnerships in the Executive Office of President Barack Obama
* Jeff Bethke, local author of “Jesus>Religion” and YouTube sensation
* Christian Hip-Hop Artist Propaganda
* Ryan O’Neal, founding member of indie rock band Sleeping at Last
* YouTube sensation Kid President

Proceeds from the conference’s ticket sales go to Restore International, a nonprofit human rights organization.

To learn more about “Love Does Stuff 2013,” visit

Here’s more about Goff, his book and Restore:

About Bob Goff
Bob Goff is the New York Times bestselling author of Love Does and founder and CEO of Restore International, a nonprofit, human rights organization. Bob speaks at various leadership and university events, inspiring current and future influencers to get to the “do” part of life. His inspiration is fueled by his worldwide friendships with individuals who desire to pursue strategic ways to help others in need. To learn more about Bob Goff, visit

About Love Does Book
Love Does shares powerful personal stories coupled with eye-opening truths about life. Author Bob Goff shows readers a new way to live – one that is saturated with the whimsy of God’s love and the spontaneity of listening to Him when he says “Go!” The book shows readers what it looks like to be secretly incredible and advance God’s kingdom wherever and whenever. It personifies what can happen when you decide to do instead of plan, act instead of strategize, and fiercely, invisibly fight for the vast possibilities God has gifted us all. For more information on “Love Does,” visit

About Restore International
Headquartered in California, Restore International is a nonprofit that seeks to find daring and audacious ways to combat human rights violations including prostitution and slave labor. Powered by Bob Goff’s vision for restoring justice to disadvantaged populations, RI strives to make a difference on behalf of those who otherwise do not have a voice, particularly children. To date, the organization has created a 300-student school in Northern Uganda, called Restore Leadership Academy, and has brought hundreds of cases to trial for human rights and assisted in the arrest of more than 90 perpetrators. For more information on Restore International, visit

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