Hero Maker Theme
5 Essential Practices for Leaders to Multiply Leaders
Hero Maker is the theme for Exponential 2018. The theme focuses on the shift from being the hero to coming alongside others for them to become the heroes in our church’s unfolding story. Marked by a sense of holy and humble tenacity, leaders of a Level 5 multiplying church shift from being the hero and instead leverage their power and influence to become hero makers that lift up and support others.
Regional - Bay Area 2018
Join hundreds of leaders for inspiration, encouragement and equipping at Exponential’s Bay Area Regional in Fremont, CA. Register early as space is limited at these smaller, more intimate gatherings.
Oct 22-23, 2018
$699 for a group of 10
WORSHIP IN ALL 5 MAIN SESSIONS
Church Multiplication Practitioners
10+ national speakers in 5 main sessions!
Dave Ferguson is the lead pastor of Community Christian Church, an innovative multi-site missional community. It has grown from a few college friends to thousands every weekend meeting at eleven locations in the Chicago area and has been recognized as one of America's most influential churches.
Pat Gelsinger has been serving as CEO of VMware since September 2012, nearly doubling the size of the company during his tenure. A respected IT industry veteran, he was at Intel for 30 years becoming the company’s first CTO and driving the creation of key industry technologies including USB and Wi-Fi.
Jodi Hickerson serves as Teaching Pastor and Programming Director for Mission Church in Ventura, California. Jodi and her husband Mike, along with their three daughters, are a part of the team that planted Mission Church in September of 2011, which continues to be the adventure they cannot imagine missing.
Ray Johnston is one of the Senior Pastors of Bayside Church in Granite Bay, Ca. A 30-year veteran of both youth and adult ministry, he’s the founding pastor of Bayside Church, which has grown to over 18,000 people. In addition to his tireless efforts at Bayside, Ray serves as president of Thrive Communications Inc.
Ryan moved to the Bay Area to serve as a teaching pastor at a healthy local church in Fremont. There, he envisioned a Gospel centered church that would benefit the city physically, socially, and spiritually. He shared this vision and led a small group of people to birth a missional movement called Resonate.
Bryan Loritts is the Lead Pastor of Abundant Life Church in Silicon Valley, California. He also serves as the President of the Kainos Movement, an organization committed to seeing the multi-ethnic church become the new normal in our world. In addition to these positions, Bryan serves on the board of trustees for Biola University.
Nancy Ortberg serves as the CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ. She is passionate about improving personal and organizational effectiveness and believes that teams are the most dynamic way to produce those results. Her particular interests are in analyzing and catalyzing the flow of energy and strategy in healthy, dynamic leadership teams.
Tiana Spencer serves on the teaching team at Fellowship Monrovia in Monrovia, CA. She has spent the past 20 years discipling and mentoring others in the Word of God. In addition to raising her 3 daughters with her husband, Brandan, she also spends her time writing, leading worship and traveling to preach the Gospel.
Dr. Samuel Stephens leads the India Gospel League, an indigenous ministry organization. IGL’s extensive ministry in three Asian countries covers the areas of missions, development, education and health outreach to children.
Andy Wood is the Lead Pastor of Echo.Church in San Jose, CA. Echo.Church has become one of the fastest-growing churches in the most unchurched area of the United States and is now reaching over 2,300 people in regular attendance in three locations across Silicon Valley.
Our Need for Reproducing Churches
“I love what Exponential is doing to focus on multiplication, specifically the mission to see the percentage of U.S. churches that ever reproduce increase to greater than 10%. That’s a mission worth giving our lives to.”
Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton
Equipping Lab Options
You Can Register Along With the Conference.
Planting Well hosted by Stadia
Hero Maker hosted by Exponential
Multiplication hosted by Exponential
Network Leaders Gathering hosted by Exponential (RSVP required)
Pre-Conference Equipping Labs are held on Monday, October 22 (9:00 – 11:30 am) before the main conference begins.
$699 for a group of 10
$109 for individuals
MONDAY, October 22
9:00am Pre-Conference Equipping Labs
12:30pm Main Session 1
2:30pm Main Session 2
4:30pm Main Session 3
TUESDAY, October 23
9:00am Main Session 4
11:00am Main Session 5
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