Dennis Worden

Dennis is driven to add value to any organization he serves. With a servant leaders heart and an understanding of what it takes to generate response.
— Dr. John C. Maxwell, Author/Speaker

Dennis, author of The Rancher’s Gift, a motivated, visionary leader, is known for his ability to encourage Christians of all ages to discover their life purpose.

As a keynote speaker Dennis uses his 40 years of leadership experience and down home, rancher delivery, to inspire the audience with life experiences that produce relevant and meaningful change.

"His unique style of delivery is captivating and inspiring." - Tony May, MayDay Productions


During his 24 years in commercial Christian radio, Dennis served as General Manager of three major market stations, KKIM - Albuquerque, KCFO/KAKC -Tulsa, and KKLA -Los Angeles, before becoming Vice President of National Programming for the Salem Communications Corporation.

Dennis joined John Maxwell to serve as International Director of Partners in Prayer, fulfilling a lifetime goal of John Maxwell to raise up over one million prayer partners for pastors. As CEO of Maximum Impact Group, Dennis led The Duncan Group, Catalyst event, Leadercast, and the Maximum Impact Club. In 2006 Dennis formed Worden Associates and in 2015, Ignite Advisory Group.

The Rancher’s Gift, is his message, in story form of discovering how to find life purpose. Whether for a men’s group, women’s group, home schoolers convention, etc. his message is impactful, memorable, effective and life changing. His positive attitude, ease of connecting with any audience, passion and energy are infectious and inspirational.

Dennis and his wife, Gayle, live in Johns Creek, GA, along with their three married daughters and ten grandkids. All are active members of North Point Community Church.