& Intensives

Advancing new ministry, broadening existing ministry,​ and equipping you to walk worthy of your calling.

training for ministry

In 2021, our Ministry Intensives are coming to you! During the first three weekends in January, our Ministry Intensives will be joining the regional Encounter Conferences to bring a laser-focused time of resourcing leaders of all ages.

Two tracks of training will be offered—one for pastors and church leaders and one for church planters. So, if you are interested in attending the Encounter Conference, powered by our Ministry Intensives, please register here for only $10.
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Two Track Options:


Designed for both new and existing church leaders, this track will walk you through specific steps intended to help you launch healthy ministries and increase your effectiveness in leadership.

The expert coaches who will come alongside and support you include Pastors Joe Skiles Jr., Jon Jennings, Brad Carignan, and Bob Barker (west region); Pastors Brad Carignan and Jon Jennings (central region); and Pastors Russell Hylton, David Ferranti, and Josh Pennington (east region).

Topics of Study Include...

• How to Get the Church Growing
• How to Open an Inviting Facility
• How to Create a Soul-Winner's DNA
• Communication: Let's Be Clear
• How to Create a Volunteer Culture
• How to Build a Strong Church
• How to Build a Strong Community
• How to Build Strong Outreach
• How to Attract, Develop, and Keep Leaders


This track is designed for those seeking to plant new churches, expand existing churches, or explore multi-cultural ministry. Regardless of whether you've started the process or whether you're still exploring concept, we've developed a track of training to help you strategize for your next steps.

Your expert coaches include Pastors Mike Hamilton and Willie Ulibarri in the western region and Pastors Mike Hamilton and John Skiles in the central region and eastern regions.

Topics of Study Include...

• New Church Planting: Cutting Edge Ministry
• The Call for Planting: Should I Plant?
• The Plan for Planting: Anointed Mavericks
• 10 Things Not to Do
• Building the Core Team
• Planning for the Launch

Interested in being coached at the Ministry Intensives?

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