Schedule

Day One
Monday, October 2

Conference Check-In
7:30–9:00am
General Session 1
9:00–10:15am
Conference Break
10:15–10:45am
Breakout Session
10:45am–12:00pm
Focus Session 1
10:45–11:45am
Lunch Break - On site
12:00–1:30pm
General Session 2
1:30–2:45pm
Break
2:45–3:15pm
Focus Session 2
3:15–4:15pm
Breakout Session
3:15–4:30pm
Dinner Break
4:30–7:00pm
General Session 3
7:00–9:00pm

Day Two
Tuesday, October 3

General Session 4
9:00–10:15am
Break
10:15–10:45am
Focus Session 3
10:45–11:45am
Breakout Session
10:45am–12:00pm
Lunch Break - On Site
11:45am–1:30pm
General Session 5
1:30–2:45pm
Break
2:45–3:15pm
Breakout Session
3:15–4:30pm
Focus Session 3
3:15–4:15pm
Dinner Break
4:30–7:00pm
General Session 6
7:00–9:00pm
Conference Party!
9:00pm

Breakout Sessions

Worship Breakouts

THE HEART BEHIND GATEWAY WORSHIP
Mark Harris
A THREE-CORD STRAND
Uniting Worship, Prayer, and the Prophetic
Rita Springer, Mary Jo Pierce, and Niles Holsinger
A CHURCH FULL OF PRIESTS
Creating a Culture of Worship in Your Congregation
Zach Neese
THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SONGWRITING
Crafting and Publishing Great Worship Songs
Craig Dunnagan
SETTING THE STAGE
Enhancing an Environment of Worship Through Audio, Video, and Lighting
Andy Engstrom
HERDING CATS
Leading an Effective Worship Team Rehearsal
Jessica Sheppard
CHOIRS
The Original Worship Team Blueprint
Loisa Matthys
LEADING LEADERS
Raising Up the Next Generation of Worshippers
Lead: Austin Benjamin
Q&A Panel: Austin Benjamin, Josh Coad, Cole Novak, Tim Cruz, Joshua Fewell, and Matthew Harris
MOVING PEOPLE FROM THE PEW TO THE PLATFORM
Worship Ministry Assimilation & Administration
Lead: Jason Tam
Q&A Panel: Jason Tam, Aaron Crider, Josiah Funderburk, and Courtney Morgan
IT'S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE
Pastoring Your Worship Team
Lead: Tim Sheppard
Q&A Panel: Tim Sheppard, Ben Haake, David Moore, Eric Orson, and Levi Smith
THE FEMALE WORSHIP LEADER
Navigating the Unique Joys and Challenges
Lead: Rebecca Hart
Q&A Panel: Rebecca Hart, Anna Byrd, and Amber Rhoads
FROM CONCEPTION TO COMPLETION
Recording a Live Worship Album
Leads: Tiffany Buchanan and Patrick Smith
Q&A Panel: Tiffany Buchanan, Patrick Smith, Mitch Waddell, and Josh Alltop

Leadership Breakouts

THE PASTOR'S WIFE
Debbie Morris
FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTHY CHURCH GOVERNMENT
Tom Lane
THRIVING CHURCHES: LEADING INDICATORS VS. LAGGING INDICATORS
Todd Lane
CONFLICT RESOLUTION: THE COURAGE TO CONFRONT
Mallory Bassham
MARRIAGE & FAMILY
Mike and Judy Brisky
THE WORD & SPIRIT CHURCH: IT'S NOTHING WEIRD
Josh Morris
LEADERSHIP & STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Allan Kelsey
THE MULTI-SITE CHURCH
Byron Copeland and Team
MEDIA: MILLION-DOLLAR IDEAS ON A HUNDRED DOLLAR BUDGET
Lawrence Swicegood
APOSTOLIC LEADERSHIP
Marcus Brecheen
ROCK YOU CONGREGATION'S WORLD
Tim Ross
SPIRITUAL MENTORING
Preston Morrison
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