Initiatives


  • THE MERGE SUMMIT
    The Merge Summit is an educational and empowerment experience designed to provide an opportunity for men and women of faith to learn from entertainment industry’s top artists and executives. Since 2009, The Merge Summit has drawn people from around the world for a complete weekend experience including workshops, interactive panel discussions, as well as Master Class presentations and live entertainment.

  • GOD SPEAKS
    The most inspiring thought leaders of our time, take on today’s most enduring and challenging topics. Each 15 minute “Speak” will focus on the nature of Life, the essence of Faith, and the theology of God. Led by extraordinary minds from both sides of the cloth, every Speak will be a unique and provocative exploration into the human experience, and the great mysteries that give it meaning.

  • FREEDOM OF SPIRIT
    Freedom of Spirit is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization dedicated to helping and serving the less fortunate. Established in 1965 by the late Reverend Billy Watkins, Freedom of Spirit offers food, clothing and counsel to those in need, 7 days a week, 365 days each year.

  • THE MERGE SUMMIT EXTENSION PROGRAM
    Study directly with Hollywood’s leading executives and entrepreneurs in TV, Film, Music, Entertainment Management, and more. Receive a 10 week participation certificate or a complete 9-month certificate studying Entertainment 2035, The Independent Way, and Entertainment & Artistry.
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