Hi, I’m Drew Bekius.

Drew Bekius is a Humanist advisor, coach, and author living in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Now as much as ever,
We need one another.

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Watch talks.

“An Effortless Justice”

“Of Trees, Kudzu, and Community: Part 2”

“Superheroes, Yoga Mats, and the Art of Mindfully Living Out Your Values”

Watch interviews.

Moody Bible Institute: Interview with an Atheist

Fireside Creators: Atheism

Secular Sexuality: Dating After Deconstruction

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Drew Bekius' book, Your Next Life Now: Trading Sticky Notes for Badass Tattoos as We Conquer Life Together

Your Next Life Now
(HumanistCoach.com, 2016)

Longing for a life beyond one-day wishes and gee-golly dreams? In Your Next Life Now, you’ll take a dive into the art and practice of truly mastering your goals—while enhancing your humanism for the good of the world around you. Introducing you to the same seven-step journey used in my coaching practice, this no-nonsense short-read is direct and in your face while also playful and even slightly irreverent. Self-improvement.

Excerpt: Introduction
Excerpt: Step One
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Drew Bekius' book The Rise and Fall of Faith, A God-to-Godless Story for Christians and Atheists

The Rise and Fall of Faith
(Pitchstone, 2017)

Building bridges, not walls. Centering on my own personal story of faith and beyond (while detailing my movement from evangelical pastor to humanist coach), Rise & Fall seeks to foster a greater dialogue between those of various faiths and those without. Includes discussion questions at the end of each chapter and additional tools to keep the conversation going. Literary nonfiction.

Excerpt: Prologue
Excerpt: Chapter One
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Discover Drew.

Drew Bekius is a humanist speaker, writer, personal coach, and finance professional based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of Faith and Your Next Life Now.

After launching an award-winning ministry at the age of 16, Drew went on to pick up a couple theological degrees and pastored two churches for a total of twelve years. After his own deconversion, Drew served as president of The Clergy Project, providing peer support, community resourcing, and career transition assistance to deconverted religious leaders in 35+ countries around the world.

An energy-forward proponent of humanism, Drew works with groups helping them identify and more fully live out their professed values. Drew’s coaching work has included post-faith lifestyle realignment, confidence work, and speaker coaching, along with consultation in community-building. Drew teaches and serves on the board at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, the birthplace of Congregational Humanism. He is an endorsed humanist celebrant and is the creator of HumanistCoach.com, a humanist resource center and coaching portal for the secular community.

Drew currently serves on staff as speaker coach for TEDxMinneapolis where he helps prepare Twin Cities thought leaders for sharing their “local ideas worth spreading.”

Drew has a Master of Divinity degree from Moody Graduate School, a Bachelor of Arts in pastoral studies from Moody Bible Institute, personal and business coaching certificates from Life Purpose Institute, and a Humanist Celebrant endorsement from The Humanist Society. He is a member of the American Humanist Association, Freedom From Religion Foundation, the Unitarian-Universalist Association, and The Loft Literary Center.

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