Wednesday, Nov 7 (10:45a)
Main Stage Conversation 1 – The Coming Revolution in Church Economics
Facilitated by Mark DeYmaz with Georgia Mjartan, Greg Wigfield, Martin Robinson & TBD
Theology of the Multiethnic Church
In this track, we’ll consider the biblical mandate of the multiethnic church to help you better understand and articulate it to others.
Bryan Loritts • Scot McKnight • Jonathan Seda • Ray Chang
Multiethnic Church Planting
In this track, we’ll consider best practices and why a multiethnic church cannot be established or measured by conventional wisdom.
Albert Tate • Saehee Duran • Matt McGue • Trey Grant
Homogeneous Church Transition
In this track, we’ll consider best practices and how to lead your existing congregation to become a healthy multiethnic church.
Rufus Smith • Rob King & Eric Ferris • Corey J. Hodges • Mark Hearn
In this track, we’ll consider the latest research, demographic shifts, and coming trends to help you reach an increasingly diverse society.
Korie Edwards • Michael Emerson • Oneya Okuwobi • Daniel Rodriguez
Jesus & Justice
In this track, we’ll consider current compartmentalization in the American Church, and why justice is not peripheral but intrinsic to the gospel.
Dr. John M. Perkins • Ken Wystma • Joy Kirkland • Gabriel Salguero
Empowering Diverse Leaders
In this track, we’ll consider why and how to take intentional steps as well as the necessity, joy, and challenges of building a diverse staff team.
Ken Wystma, Insil Kang, Renjy Abraham & Paul Choi • Brian Warth • Nesan Kistan• Joel Solomon & Kevin Turpin
Missional & Multiethnic
In this track, we’ll consider current compartmentalization in the American Church, and why these two approaches are more rightly understood and pursued as one.
Ed Stetzer • Noemi Chavez • Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen • Rodrigo Cruz
In this track, we’ll explore AI, the coming revolution in church economics, and more, in order to repurpose the church now for the future of things to come.
Mark DeYmaz • Daniel Im • Sergio De La Mora • Christopher Benek
In this track, we’ll consider how to become more adept in relationships by understanding nuance, historical divides, and opportunities for reconciliation.
Soong-Chan Rah • Susie Gamez • Ben Yazzie • Nesan Kistan
Overcoming Fears & Tensions
In this track, we’ll consider subtle and not so subtle barriers that keep our churches from honest and healthy interaction with diverse others.
Miles McPherson • Joanne Solis-Walker • Ellis Prince • Harry Li
In this track, we’ll consider some of the more difficult topics your church is likely to encounter, discuss, and process in an increasingly diverse society.
David Anderson • Michelle Higgins • Rich Nathan • Insil Kang
In this track, we’ll consider some of the latest trends, innovative approaches, and effective solutions to help you build a healthy multiethnic church.
Naeem Fazal • Chip Sweeney, Brian White, Josh Clemons & Hazen Stevens • Ben Cloud & Marcellus Dukes • Stephen Beck
In this track, we’ll consider some of the best tools, resources, and opportunities (post-conference) for pastors serious about effecting change in their churches.
Santes Beatty & Oneya Okuwobi • Chip Freed • Yucan Chiu • Matt McGue
In this track, we’ll consider some of the latest trends, innovative approaches, and effective solutions for overcoming the obstacles in building a healthy multiethnic church.
Grace Ji-Sun Kim • Daniel Yang • Phillip Pointer • Mont Mitchell
The Urban Context
In this track, we’ll consider best practices related to multiethnic church planting, growth, and development in challenging environments, and how to fund them.
Efrem Smith & Alex Mandes • Georgia Mjartan • Ron & Twany Dotzler • Alex Mandes, John Gearhart & Charles Wilson
In this track, we’ll consider best practices related to worship arts involving people with varying past experiences, personalities, and preferences.
Julie Tai • Joshua Chavez • Eric Lige • TBD
Leading Children & Students
In this track, we’ll consider best practices for engaging, inspiring, and challenging children and students in and through a multiethnic church.
Maria Cheung • Georgia Morris • Dorena Williamson • Jared Sorber