POSTPONED: Mike Pompeo & Joel Rosenberg, March 21

ANNOUNCEMENT: The planned March 21 “An Evening of International Impact” will be POSTPONED as organizers seek to reschedule for a future date.

“In conjunction with the Department of State, we have decided to postpone the event as a precaution against the spread of the COVID-19 virus,” says Bob Vander Plaats, president and CEO of The FAMiLY Leader Foundation. “While we regret the inconvenience, with attendees from over a dozen states planning to attend, we have chosen to prioritize the health and safety of our friends and supporters.”

The FAMiLY Leader Foundation is currently working with the Department of State to secure a future date for Secretary Pompeo and Rosenberg to visit Iowa.


We are thrilled to announce that U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will be joining New York Times bestselling author Joel C. Rosenberg for “An Evening of International Impact” at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown on Saturday, March 21, at *6:30 p.m.

“As tensions mount in the Middle East, we wanted to set apart an evening to begin a conversation,” says Bob Vander Plaats, president and CEO of The FAMiLY Leader Foundation. “We have invited Rosenberg and Secretary Pompeo to sit down with us and discuss the current global situation, America‚Äôs role, and the impact our faith has on these circumstances.”

An Evening of International Impact
Saturday, March 21
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
700 Grand Ave.

The evening dinner, brought to you by signature sponsor Lindell Recovery Network, will include an update from Vander Plaats on TFL’s “The Daniel Initiative” and presentations by both Secretary Pompeo and Rosenberg.

Secretary Pompeo has served the U.S. as an Army officer, a U.S. representative from Kansas, and the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He serves today as the U.S. Secretary of State.

Rosenberg will join the dinner as part of the debut book tour for his newest novel, “The Jerusalem Assassin.” Author of 13 previous New York Times bestselling novels, Rosenberg has repeatedly proven his uncanny ability to foreshadow geopolitical realities, marking his place as a leader in fact-based fiction. Attendees will receive one complimentary copy of “The Jerusalem Assassin” per family unit, and Rosenberg plans a book signing following the event.

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* Please plan on arriving early and leave personal defense items at home or in your vehicle, as the event will be monitored by diplomatic security.


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  • Des Moines Marriott Downtown for $125 USD per night

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