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Tuesday, January 8


Moving Toward Inclusion
Could your student ministry be limited by your personal cultural lens? Ours was. Bring an open mind to this class as we journey from a lack of cultural competency toward inclusion. We will discuss what growing toward inclusion has looked like for us, and what it might look like for you. From programing to personal conversations to equipping volunteers, every area of ministry needs space for differences. Whether differences are: racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender, sexual orientation, physical and/or social ability, etc. the Kingdom of God is not monocultural.


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Justin Bagwell

Justin has served as a youth minister at North Atlanta Church Of Christ for 14 years.He serves with his wife Bethany and two kids, Burton and Brooklynn.Justin loves inspiring students to give themselves fully to God and always challenges them to never doubt their influence for God’s... Read More →
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Kendra Greenwald

Kendra Greenwald is a Student Minister at North Atlanta Church of Christ where she has served full-time since 2011. She works with students in 6th-12thgrade, and their families. She attended Harding University where she received her Bachelors in General Studies with concentrations... Read More →

Tuesday January 8, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pikes Peak 2


Side Hustle
“I can’t afford to stay in ministry.”  This is the cry of all too many.  Come hear from a panel of some of our own who, in addition to ministry, are using their talents and passions (Along with a little hustle) to help cover expenses of:  a growing family,  health insurance, retirement, etc.


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Jacob Baker

Youth & Family Minister, Decatur Church of Christ
Jacob has been ministering at the Decatur Church of Christ in Decatur, TX since 2002. He is married to Heather who works alongside of him in ministry to Youth and Families. They have three children, Mia, Addi and Jayce.

Tuesday January 8, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pikes Peak 2


The Parent Void: When Teens are Missing Faith at Home
Let's talk and share how to motivate parents to be in the drivers' seat when it comes to faith building in their kids. And let's problem solve what to do when they refuse.


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Nathan McBroom

Youth Minister, Northwest Church of Christ

Tuesday January 8, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 9


Making an Impact in Public Schools


Wednesday January 9, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pikes Peak 2


The Life & Expectations of Youth Ministers: Breaking Out of the Boxes
Ministry creates many expectations of behavior, appearance, and involvement. These boxes of expectation compress an individual into a single acceptable shape to present to the church. Is this what God intended? Come learn about naming and escaping these boxes that prevent you from living into who God has invited you to be.


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Rhesa Higgins

Rhesa Higgins is a spiritual director and experienced retreat leader who serves as the founding Director for eleven:28 ministries (www.eleven28ministries.org) in Dallas, Texas, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the spiritual vitality of ministers. She is married to Chad and together they are raising their three kids. Rhesa loves good coffee, dark chocolate, baseball, theatre, and most any good book... Read More →
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Shiloh Jones

Shiloh Jones lives in Denver, CO with her husband Josh, daughters Addie and Morgan and their turtle, Turnip. She is a social worker at Ariel Clinical Services and works hard to certify foster and adoptive families and to place children in their homes. Shiloh loves going on adventures... Read More →

Wednesday January 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pikes Peak 2
Thursday, January 10


4 Books You Need to Read

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Shannon Cooper

Shannon is the youth minister at the Central Church of Christ in Little Rock, AR and proud Alabama native. He is a youth ministry veteran of 18 years. Shannon is married to Lezley and they spend most of their time chasing their four kids.
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Jonathan Juarez

Youth Minister, Del City Church of Christ
Jonathan graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Youth & Family Ministry. Has served as the Youth Minister at the Del City Church of Christ for a year and a half. He loves talking about Jesus, movies, and music. Some people call him... Read More →
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Jessica Knapp

Jessica served as the volunteer youth minister for the Mountain Ave Church of Christ for 14 years. During this time she earned her PhD in mathematics education and worked as a professor of mathematics. Today she serves as the Associate Campus Minister for Ambassadors 4 Christ while... Read More →
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Brady Ross

Youth Minister, Crestview Church of Christ
Brady is the youth minister at the Crestview Church of Christ in Waco, TX. He has been married to his wife, Mary, for three years and has five-month-old son named Bennett.

Thursday January 10, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pikes Peak 2