Pre-Conference Intensives

Pre-Conferences are held Monday, October 7, 2013 from 1:00 – 5:00pm and Tuesday, October 8  from 9:00am – 12pm.

Cost is $ 59.00 per person.  Click here to register.

DiscipleShift: Making Five Key Shifts for Effective Discipleship

Hosted by

In this workshop the Relational Disciple Network will lead you through five shifts that lead to a true disciple-making church.

Shift 1 – Make Discipleship the Core Mission of the Church.
Shift 2 – Make the pastor/church planter the head coach.
Shift 3 – Make the discipleship growth path clear and doable for everyone.
Shift 4 – Make relationship the environment for everything.
Shift 5 – Make a new score card for success.

Speakers: Jim Putman, Bobby Harrington

Missional by Design

Hosted by the Collective

Description coming soon!

Speakers: Alan Hirsch, Lance Ford, Hugh Halter, Caesar Kalinowski

Nuts and Bolts: Launching a New Church

Hosted by Nuts and Bolts (Next Church Planting and Passion for Planting)

Nuts and Bolts is a no hype, practical How-To pre-conference designed to provide you the tools needed to successfully launch and lead a healthy church that reaches this generation. Nuts & Bolts will be led by Ron Sylvia and the Next Team, a team of experienced church planters on mission in the trenches. You’ll learn to:

  • Recruit a Launch Team
  • Cast a Compelling Vision
  • Teach for Life Change
  • Take Your Personal Leadership to the Next Level
  • Raise Financial Resources
  • Build the Worship Experience
  • Launch Larger Than You Ever Thought Possible
  • Capture the Attention of Your Community

Speakers: Ron Sylvia; others TBD

Reproducing Leaders, Churches, Networks and Movements

Hosted by NewThing

Dave and Jon Ferguson, authors of the book, Exponential, and co-founders of Community Christian Church and NewThing, will share their story and practical experience on reproducing leaders at all levels.

We’ll walk through topics like:

  • The Leadership Path
  • Apprentice: Come Follow Me
  • Reproducing Groups & Missional Teams
  • Reproducing Artists
  • Reproducing Multiple Sites
  • Reproducing Movements on Mission

Speakers: Dave Ferguson, Jon Ferguson, other TBD