National Conference: Orlando, FL
Our Exponential national conference offers unique opportunities to meet and connect with leaders and other planters. Join thousands of leaders for inspiration, encouragement and challenge at the largest gathering of church planting leaders in the world where our theme is Made for More: Mobilizing God’s People, God’s Way, focusing on these 6 shifts:
Shift 1: From More Effort to More Jesus
Shift 2: From More Volunteers to More Masterpieces
Shift 3: From More Guilt to More Love
Shift 4: From More Hierarchy to More Missionaries
Shift 5: From More Programs to More Mission Fields
Shift 6: From More Strategy to More Surrender
March 4-7, 2019
3000 S John Young Pkwy
$249 for individuals, $99 for spouses, $1149 for 5, $1999 for 10
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Church Multiplication Practitioners
Over 200 different speakers in over 200 different sessions!
Francis Chan is the best-selling author of Letters to the Church, Crazy Love, Forgotten God, and You and Me Forever. Currently, Francis is planting churches in the San Francisco area. Together, Francis and his wife Lisa raise their seven children in Northern California.
Dave Clayton is the founding pastor of Ethos Church, a young, urban church plant located in the heart of Nashville, TN, and the founder and visionary of Onward Church Planting and Awaken Nashville. Dave is passionate about making disciples, planting churches, and joining Jesus in awakening a movement in North America and beyond.
John Mark Comer
John Mark Comer lives, works, and writes in the urban core of Portland, Oregon, with his wife, Tammy, and their three children. He is the pastor for teaching and vision at Bridgetown Church. He is the author of Loveology, My Name Is Hope, Garden City, God Has a Name and his next book, The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry, a book about how to stay emotionally healthy and spiritually alive in the chaos of the modern world, is due out Fall 2019.
Dave Ferguson is the lead pastor of Community Christian Church, an innovative multi-site missional community that is passionate about "helping people find their way back to God." Dave provides visionary leadership for NewThing, whose mission is to be a catalyst for movements of reproducing churches. He is the president and board chair for Exponential, the largest church planting conference in the world and is on the board of Leadership Network.
Øystein Gjerme is the founder and senior pastor of Salt City Church, a steadily growing multisite church in Norway, with seven campuses and a total of eleven congregations. Øystein is the Chairman of the Board of the Norwegian School for Leadership and Theology. He is also the leader and visionary for the church planting organization “Sendt Norway,” a cooperation between 15 denominations with the goal of planting 400 new churches before 2025. He travels extensively as a speaker and teacher in conferences, schools and churches.
J.D. Greear is the lead pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, NC. J.D. has led the Summit to further the kingdom of God by pursuing a bold vision to plant one thousand new churches by the year 2050. In the last 15 years, the church has sent out more than 1,000 people to live on church planting teams—in North Carolina, across the United States, and around the world.
Alan Hirsch is the founding director of 100 Movements, 5Q Collective, and Forge Mission Training Network. He has written numerous seminal books including The Forgotten Ways, The Permanent Revolution, and 5Q. Widely considered to be a thought leader in the global missional movement, Alan is known for his innovative approach to mission, church, and leadership.
Drew is the Founder and Pastor of Hope Church Midtown, as well as the Founding Pastor of Hope Church NYC, a family of diverse churches in New York City. In addition to Drew’s leadership at Hope, he is the Co-Founder of the New City Network, a network of diverse, urban churches in Global Cities. He has spent the last 16 years living and pastoring in New York.
Cynthia Marshall was the Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Resources at AT&T. Widely recognized for her leadership, Cynt was named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America" by Black Enterprise Magazine in 2015. Currently, she is the CEO of the Dallas Mavericks.
Joby Martin is Lead Pastor of The Church of Eleven22, recently named one of the fastest growing churches in the country, as well as a national speaker. He and his wife, Gretchen, have two children and live in Jacksonville, Florida. His life's mission is to live out Acts 11:24. You can follow him on twitter, Instagram or Facebook.
Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair for Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College. Ed also serves as the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton. Ed is a prolific author, and well-known conference speaker.
Albert Tate is the founding pastor of Fellowship Church—one of the fastest-growing multiethnic churches in the United States. In its short history, this gospel-centered, multiethnic, intergenerational church has already established a solid foothold in the region for life transformation to the glory and honor of Christ. As a dynamic communicator, Albert is passionate about sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ both to the local church and the global community.
Rob Wegner served as a teaching pastor at Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana, for 21 years, and four years at Westside Family Church in Kansas City. Currently he is planting the Kansas City Underground, a decentralized network of reproducing disciples, microchurches and collective congregations of those microchurches.
Join Francis Chan
Hear from Alan Hirsch
Don't Miss Albert Tate
Learn from Rob Wegner
Join Cynthia Marshall
Listen to Drew Hyun
Don't Miss Dave Ferguson
Opportunity to be Equipped
150+ speakers: today’s top church multiplication leaders
200+ workshops taught by true practitioners
Pre-conference intensives and labs (multi-site, city movements, discipleship, multi-ethnic ministry and more)
20+ free networking opportunities
Don't Miss the Action
Learn from leaders like Francis Chan, J.D. Greear, Cynthia Marshall and more!
Boise // Exponential Español // Bay Area // Chicago // Houston // Washington DC // Southern California // New York City
The Exponential regional conferences are designed to bring the full impact of the main stage at the Exponential national conference closer to home. For leaders who can’t afford the time and money to attend a national conference, or those who want to bring their whole team, we’re making it easier to experience Exponential live!
10+ speakers and worship in five main sessions
Face-to-face connecting opportunities other church planters
The ability to bring leadership and launch teams together for the same conversation