Workshops & Events

ALU offers various strategic renewal workshops & events to provide opportunities for spiritual and economic development bringing faith & action together. ALU wants to see you grow, succeed and enjoy your spiritual life and financial life.

Strategic Planning & Finance Workshops


We have many church officials, clergy, and volunteers who want to be equipped to serve their church better.  As a labor of love, ALU has teamed up with Dr. Richard Gayer to offer 2 free workshops on Strategic Planning & Finance.  You will learn how to plan for success and a straightforward approach to accounting.  Join us for one or both.  We welcome all those who wish to learn.  Seating is limited so please reserve a spot for you and your friends by registering online.

MARCH 8, 2019 from 6 PM - 8 PM
Learn how to plan for success. If you don't have a plan you don't have a business.

MARCH 9, 2019 from 10 AM - 12 PM
A simple, straightforward approach to accounting & why it's important for your church. If you can't measure it, you can't manage it.

International American University Satellite Teaching Site
11277 Garden Grove Blvd., Suite #200, Garden Grove, CA 92843
For Questions Call: (714) 949-2304

Introducing Guest Speaker Dr. Richard Gayer


Dr. Gayer has had senior executive experience in government and private business sectors. He had positions with the U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, was a founder and employee of an international security company, a major aerospace company, and was a managing director for a trading company involved in Latin America and the Pacific Rim. His prior experience includes teaching as an adjunct instructor for over 25 years, online since 2006 and a visiting lecturer at Oxford University.

He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Planning & Public Administration from Pepperdine University, Master of Business Administration with Emphasis in Financial Management from National University, and a Doctor of Philosophy with a Specialization in Leadership from Capella University.

Michael E. Gerber Workshops Coming Soon


Over the past 40 years, Michael E. Gerber and his companies have worked with tens of thousands of small business owners, wannabe small business owners, the unemployed, the underemployed, the self-employed and every other dimension of being human, where the condition called “stuck” is alive and well and imprisoning the potential of the individual experiencing it. Michael Gerber saw his job to liberate everyone who is ready to do it, by awakening the entrepreneur within them. Download preview chapters from Michael E. Gerber's Beyond the E-Myth by clicking here.

Other Workshops Coming Soon


Ancient Biblical Scrolls in Today's Ministry
Special Seminar by Rev Andrew Le, BA (Hons), MTh (University of Glamorgan, UK)
Major: Hebrew, Greek, and Contemporary Theologies

First Session - Israel: The Living and Fighting Nation
Second Session - Qumran Biblical Scrolls: A Crucial Exposé
Third Session - Biblical Text and Expository Preaching

Airports & Accommodations Nearby


Travel and accommodations are the sole responsibility of participants.

John Wayne (SNA) and Long Beach (LGB) airports are approximately 35 minutes away. Los Angeles (LAX) and Ontario (ONT) airports are approximately 75 minutes away.

Doubletree Hotel, 100 The City Drive S., Orange, CA 92868; 714-634-4500
Ayers Hotel, 200 N. The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868; 714-919-7940