John Bidden’s musical training solidified within a Detroit church choir. In 1999, he began to lead worship services, and within a decade he was an ordained minister. Today, Bidden is an independent recording artist with a philosophical style that fuses contemporary Christian and gospel music. He has released two albums, “I Am Free” in 2012 and “Speak Life” in 2015.
About TED Institute
Every year, TED works with a group of select companies and foundations to identify internal ideators, inventors, connectors, and creators. Drawing on the same rigorous regimen that has prepared speakers for the TED main stage, TED Institute works closely with each partner, overseeing curation and providing intensive one-on-one talk development to sharpen and fine tune ideas. The culmination is an event produced, recorded, and hosted by TED, generating a growing library of valuable TED Talks that can spur innovation and transform organizations.