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 - Houston 2018
Join hundreds of leaders for inspiration, encouragement and equipping at Exponential’s Houston Regional in League City, TX. Register early as space is limited at these smaller, more intimate gatherings.
Oct 24-25, 2018
$699 for a group of 10
999 Egret Bay Blvd North
League City, TX 77573
WORSHIP IN ALL 5 MAIN SESSIONS
Church Multiplication Practitioners
10+ national speakers in 5 main sessions!
Steve has been the Senior Pastor of Houston Northwest Church since January 2013. Prior to arriving at HNW, Steve was a church planter. In addition to his pastoral responsibilities at HNW, Steve is a regular contributor to For The Church, serves on the board of the Houston Church Planting Network, coaches church planters through Glocalnet, and works to build bridges in our city and nation.
Bryan Carter serves as the Senior Pastor of Concord Church in Dallas, TX. He is committed to serving the community and the city of Dallas, and is currently serving on the boards of Impact Dallas Capital and Frost Bank Dallas. He also leads the African American Pastors Coalition, a fellowship of over sixty churches committed to serving and addressing key needs in the Dallas community.
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." Community 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.
In October of 2016, after Pastor Jaron graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary-Houston (ThM) and completed a church-planting residency at Crossover Bible Fellowship Church, Shine Bible Fellowship was launched. Pastor Jaron is a former resident of the Houston Church Planting Network. He also spent 1 year as a chaplain resident in the Texas Medical Center to go along with his 10+ years of ministry experience.
Jeremiah Morris is a husband, dad, disciple-maker and church planter. Jeremiah is a seventh generation Texan but was raised throughout the eastern United States. It was during college that he came to Houston for the first time as a result of his connection with the youth program at First Presbyterian Church. He is delighted to now be fulfilling his dream to plant a church in the city that he loves.
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.
Steve Stroope is Lead Pastor of the multi-campus Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, Texas. Under his leadership, the congregation has grown from 57 members in 1980 to a current attendance of more than 11,000. He is also a sought-after speaker and church consultant and the co-author of Money Matters in the Church, Tribal Church, and It Starts at Home.
Bruce Wesley has a heart for multiplying churches. He is the founding pastor of Clear Creek Community Church in League City, Texas, a multi-campus church of 5000+. Bruce is the founder of the Houston Church Planting Network, a network of 30+ networks working together to strengthen church planters to reach every man, woman and child in Greater Houston.
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 Wednesday, October 24 (9:00 – 11:30 am) before the main conference begins.
$699 for a group of 10
$109 for individuals
WEDNESDAY, October 24
9:00am Pre-Conference Equipping Labs
12:30pm Main Session 1
2:30pm Main Session 2
4:30pm Main Session 3
THURSDAY, October 25
9:00am Main Session 4
11:00am Main Session 5
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