Dr. Roger W. Teel is a life transforming speaker, a gifted community builder and a global spiritual leader. Through practical spirituality, storytelling and humor, Dr. Teel’s powerful messages help empower people and lead them to their limitless potential to live dynamically.
Dr. Teel holds a degree in psychology and religion, a Doctor of Divinity and a third honorary doctoral degree. He has served pulpits in Oregon, California, and in 1993 he returned to his home church, Mile Hi Church.
As a global leader and visionary, Dr. Teel has served as chairman of the International Board of Trustees for Centers for Spiritual Living and is co-founder of the Association for Global New Thought. In 1999, 2001 and 2004, Dr. Teel assisted in facilitating the Synthesis Dialogues with acclaimed global leaders including His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. Dr. Teel also represented the New Thought movement at the Parliament of World's Religions in Melbourne, Australia, in 2009. In 2012, he assisted in facilitating the Awakened World Conference held in Rome. His dedication to global oneness has established him as a spiritual luminary on a worldwide scale.
Dr. Teel has served on the boards of the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, the Foundation for Affordable Housing and the Community First Foundation. In 2013, he was awarded "The Light of God Expressing in Society Award" from Unity World Ministries.
In 2014, Dr. Teel completed his first book, This Life Is Joy: Discovering the Spiritual Laws to Live More Powerfully, Lovingly, and Happily (Tarcher/Penguin).
In his leisure time, Dr. Teel enjoys traveling, golf, tennis, strumming his banjo, dating his wife and spoiling his grandchildren.