West Coast 2016 (Audio)

Let It Grow: Common Mistakes that Prevent Youth Ministry Growth | Tim Bittle

Many youth pastors today find themselves frustrated trying to find the “secret sauce” that will make their ministry grow. Is it more pizza? Louder music? Skinnier jeans? Glow sticks? Doubtful! But perhaps there are some simple changes you can make to your youth ministry approach and philosophy that will position you for growth this school year. Come join the conversation about how to “let it grow.”

Our Family Rules: How to Build a Church and a Family Who Loves It | Tommy Barnett and Luke Barnett

All too often, the pressures of ministry cause a strain within the pastor’s family life resulting in many family members feeling resentment towards ministry. Over the last 60+ of years, this is something the Barnett family has worked to avoid. Join Tommy and Luke Barnett as they talk about this journey and how their family has navigated this over the years.

Steps to Prepare Your Money, Marriage and Ministry for Launch | Josh Mauney, Ernest Smith

If you want to lauch a life giving church, the first steps are found in your personal life. This session covers the importance of establishing the right practices in your marriage, ministry and money.

The Healthy and Effective Executive Assistant | Marc Cleary

Behind every healthy lead pastor is a healthy and effective Executive Assistant. Learn practical tips on how you can serve your pastor with excellence and keep your sanity in the fast-paced life of an Executive Assistant.

The Heart of a Worship Leader | John Larson

Worship begins with the heart and is often expressed through music. Leading yourself in worship is one thing though, while leading others is quite another task. Join some seasoned worship leaders as they teach you how to lead others into an encounter with God.

The Toolbox for a Great Kids Church Experience | Beth Cunningham

A dynamic children’s ministry is a great contributor to the health and success of the local church. Join Beth Cunningham as she discusses “Systems of a Successful Family Ministry;” “Parents: Your Most Important Audience;” and “Culture That Creates Amazing Teams.”

What Every Pastor Wants From Their Staff | Dave Patterson, Chad Veach, Chuck Booher

Honesty, initiative, passion… those are three of dozens of traits that every senior pastor wants in their staffers. But, have you ever asked yourself why? Join Chad, Dave and Chuck for the answer on the why behind the what.