June 5-6, 2018
Lead Pastor | Zoe Church
Los Angeles, California
Pastor Chad Veach is a leading voice to this generation, travelling both nationally and internationally. He has devoted his life to loving God, loving people, building the local Church and has authored numerous books including his latest, “Faith Forward Future: Moving Past Disappointments, Delays and Destructive Thinking.” Chad and his wife Julia have four beautiful children: Georgia, Winston, Maverick and Clive. Chad and Julia began pioneering ZOE Church in 2014.
Lead Pastor | Champions Centre
Kevin Gerald is best known for his communication of practical, biblical principles that empower people to live successful Christian lives. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of Champions Centre, one of the largest congregations in the Pacific Northwest. Thousands are exposed to his relevant teaching of the Bible through his local and international television program, “Building Champions for Life.” Kevin and his wife Sheila have one daughter, Jodi.
Founder & Pastor | Watoto Ministries and Church
Marilyn and her husband Gary began Watoto Childcare Ministries in 1994 in response to the plight of Africa’s millions of children orphaned as a result of HIV/AIDS. They currently care for over 2500 children, all being raised in families across Watoto’s villages.
Marilyn also began the Watoto Children’s Choir and tours to advocate for the other 18 million children still orphaned. The choir has performed in churches across the globe as well as Presidents and Royalty. Together, Marilyn and Gary give leadership in their community Church in Kampala, Uganda. They are parents to three grown children and grandparents of four.
Teaching & Founding Pastor | Connexus Church
Carey Nieuwhof is a former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church. He’s the author of several best-selling books, including his forthcoming book, Didn’t See It Coming: Overcoming the Seven Greatest Challenges That No One Expects But Everyone Experiences (September 2018).
Carey speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth. He writes one of today’s most widely read Christian leadership blogs at www.CareyNieuwhof.com and hosts the top-rated Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast where he interviews some of today’s best leaders. His podcasts and blogs are accessed by millions of leaders each year.
Lead Pastor | Fellowship Church
Pastor Shaun and Dianna Nepstad established Fellowship Church in 2003. Shaun was essentially doing everything from worship to pastoral care and preaching; and yet he wasn’t seeing any growth. With some new vision, Shaun attributes the new growth to his church’s faithfulness in serving the community and getting everyone involved as a volunteer. Shaun and Dianna have four children Hadassah, Moriah, Victoria, and Alexandra.
following the end of the main session
We have structured our App Sessions with a specific focus to provide training in your personal life and ministry areas. These practical break-out sessions will help you take your current ministry areas to the next level. We will cover a range of topics including, but not limited to:
Natural Church Development
Healthy Small Groups
Developing and Releasing Leaders
…and much more.