The line-up of main speakers for Momentum Youth Conference has been announced.
Greg Stier will be speaking for Opening Session on Tuesday, July 17 at 7:45 p.m. about the conference theme, Resolved, from Isaiah 50:7. Stier founded Dare 2 Share Ministries in 1991 with one mission: to equip teenagers to relationally and relentlessly share the gospel of Christ with their generation.
Tuesday night will also feature Spotlight Speaker, Ed Lewis, executive director of CE National (Momentum’s sponsor), sharing about being On Mission.
On Wednesday, July 18, at 10:45 a.m., Clayton and Sharie King will teach on being resolved to be pure. Clayton founded Clayton King Ministries in 1995 and currently pastors NewSpring Church. He spends his time traveling, preaching, and speaking in churches, conferences, and leadership events. Sharie has written four books, co-authoring two with Clayton: 12 Questions to Ask Before You Marry and The Beauty and the Mystery. She and Clayton recently partnered with Lifeway to develop a curriculum for students called True Love Project (a relaunch of True Love Waits) in 2014 as well as her own book, 40 Days of Purity for Girls, as part of the True Love series.
Kondo Simfukwe will be speaking in the Wednesday evening session at 8:00 o’clock. Kondo is passionate about being the lead pastor and serving his church family at Mission Point Community Church in Winona Lake, Ind. He was born in London, raised in Zambia, lived his high school years in Australia, and then came to the United States for college.
Thursday morning, July 19, Momentum will feature a double Power Track time, 50-minute seminars for students and youth workers to chose from 13 different topics during each time.
At 8 p.m. on Thursday, national-bestselling author, Louie Giglio will speak for the main session. He is pastor of Passion City Church and the founder of the Passion movement. Since 1997, Passion has gathered collegiate-aged young people in events across the U.S. and around the world. Most recently, Passion 2017 gathered more than 55,000 students in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome in one of the largest collegiate gatherings in its history.
Former NFL player, C.L. “Shep” Shepherd share his testimony during the Friday morning session at 10:45 o’clock. Shep’s transparent and impactful story has captivated thousands, subsequently leading people to transformed lives in droves.
Friday evening, Keith Minier will teach at 8:00 o’clock. Keith is the lead pastor at Grace Fellowship, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Pickerington, Ohio. He has served faithfully in this role for ten years and has seen God move tremendously over that time. Grace has grown from a church of 70 to more than 3,200 during his leadership.
Closing out the week, Jeff Bogue will speak for the closing session Saturday evening, July 21. He has had the privilege of sharing life with the people of Grace Church of Greater Akron, Ohio, for the past 23 years where he leads seven campuses with more than 10,000 people calling Grace their home. Grace Church is a member of the Charis Fellowship.
In addition, Momentum’s Got Talent is still accepting entries for MGT 2018. Submissions close June 1 and can include a variety of things such as videography, poetry, creative writing, media arts, graphic design, artwork, spoken word, interpretive scripture memorization, puppetry, clowning, mime, drama, pantomime, dance, manual signing, instrumental solo, group instrumental, youth choir, vocal solo, youth band, etc.
Momentum Youth Conference will be held at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind., from July 17-22, 2018.
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