The modern world has equipped many people to be successful, multitask, and achieve, but millions of us never picked up how to really enjoy day-to-day living. It’s one thing to be successful, but it’s another thing to wake up in the morning with wonder and anticipation about what you might encounter.
Join Rob Bell—a spiritual teacher who integrates history, science, pop culture, ancient wisdom, and a fair bit of comedy—to access an empowering, celebratory spiritual vision for your life and the world.
This weekend, as you tap into new levels of enthusiasm and gratitude for your life, you will learn:
- Creative and insightful ways to think about suffering, failure, and rejection
- How to feel like you’re no longer skimming the surface of your own existence by becoming fully present to the miracles in your daily life
- Practical steps to overcome fear and anxiety as you step into your true self
- Spiritual lessons that fully equip you to handle the challenges and opportunities of the modern world.
Rob talks about soul, spirit, and significance in ways that speak directly to the challenges of modern existence. You will leave with ways to stay inspired, attend to your need for balance in a world that pushes productivity, and gracefully handle the loneliness that comes during times of transition and innovation.
Author, speaker, spiritual teacher
Rob Bell is a best-selling author and a highly sought-after public speaker. At age 28 he founded Mars Hill Bible Church in Michigan, and under his leadership it was one of the fastest-growing churches in America.
In 2011 Rob was profiled in Time Magazine as one of their 100 most influential people, and in 2014 he was featured on Oprah Winfrey’s Life You Want tour. He hosts the weekly podcast The Robcast, is the author of a 75-part blog series on the Bible titled What is the Bible?, and is the featured speaker in NOOMA—a series of short films that aims to promote spiritual reflections on individual life experiences.
His books include the New York Times bestseller Love Wins, along with What We Talk About When We Talk About God, The Zimzum of Love, and Drops Like Stars. He has spoken at events throughout the world. He and his wife Kristen have three children and live in Los Angeles.View Bio Page
Expose yourself to a wise blend of science, ancient wisdom, and spirituality that poignantly affirms the miracles of life and serves as inspiration in the face of the overwhelming demands of modern living.
Gain practical skills for reexamining the failures and missteps in your life to discover profound hidden gifts that can positively inform your present and future.
Open up to more love, joy, and true happiness in all aspects of your life.
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About 1440 Multiversity
Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life’s most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.
You’ll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you’ve pretty much captured what you’ll experience here.
At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.
Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.
Per-person per-night rates include:
- nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
- daily meditation and yoga classes
- non-ticketed evening events
- use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.
Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.