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2024 Conference
July 25-28 | Troy, Alabama

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About

TRAIN. EQUIP. INSPIRE.

Learn from campus ministry leaders across the nation.
Build skills, relationships, and encouraging networks.
Let God remind you of the power of your mission.

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Join us in Troy, Alabama

Troy University

“Who dares despise the day of small things…”

Zech. 4:10

Delve into the profound message of embracing the significance of seemingly insignificant moments in our spiritual journey. Just as God reassured the discouraged builders in Jerusalem, we are reminded that His presence and guidance infuse our smallest efforts with immeasurable significance. Join us as we explore how even the most modest beginnings can lead to remarkable manifestations of God's glory in our lives and communities. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the extraordinary potential within your own small beginnings.

Keynotes and Breakouts

KEYNOTES

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Keith Wishum

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Dylan Kirkland

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Rick Cochran

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Chris Jeter

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Milton Jones

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Buddy Bell

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Amy Kendall

BREAKOUTS

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Brandon Bell

Changing the Culture of Your Campus Ministry” (Going from youth group 2.0 to evangelistic outreach)

Location: TBA


Brandon inherited what he calls an inward-focused "youth group 2.0" sort of campus ministry. Immediately, he said he “came in like a wrecking ball” with the intention of making it into an evangelistic and service-focused ministry. That plan worked well…until the mutiny. In this class, he will share that journey, how he helped his ministry become a far more missional, diverse, DMM-minded ministry…and how you can do the same with your campus ministry.

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Ben and Jenna Stewart

Resurrecting a Campus Ministry Without Killing Your Marriage
 
Location: TBA

Jenna and Ben will share their journey thus far as a married couple striving to plant a new campus ministry at LSU. They will share some key takeaways for anyone on a similar ministry journey.campus ministries.

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Al Sturgeon

Redeeming Ministry Conflicts

Location: TBA

Disciples are called to be “ministers of reconciliation,” and ministry provides significant opportunities to manage conflict and seek healing. As senior fellow in the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution with years of leadership experience in Churches of Christ, Dean Sturgeon will share from his knowledge and experience about conflict management with a special emphasis on apology, forgiveness, and reconciliation.

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Deron Freudenthal

Connecting Through the Art of Conversation

Location: TBA

Description coming soon!

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Amy Kendall

Roundtable Discussion / Idea Swap

Location: TBA


This class will be a fun, interactive conversation in which Amy and several colleagues will share practical ideas for student outreach, small groups, big group events, recommended resources, etc that are working well within campus ministries around the country. This is a class to attend if you are interested in a nuts and bolts idea swap that helps and inspires your ministry.

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Dr. Mitch Henry and Colt Mahana

Reviving Campus Mission
 
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Praying God will enable His people to boldly proclaim Jesus has positively shaken our campus.  This generation’s hunger for spiritual reconnection compels us to double down on evangelism and spiritual growth. Faulkner University‘s president, Mitch Henry, and campus minister, Colt Mahana, explore how to be relevant and connect purposefully.

Breakouts

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY 7/25

9:00am

Golf Outing

3:00-6:00pm

Registration and Partner Setup

Trojan Center

7:00pm

Welcome and Intro to Conference

Trojan Center Ballroom


7:15pm
Worship and Keynote 1
"Small Beginnings" - Rick Cochran

8:30pm

Sweet Fellowship (desserts)

Live Music
John Robert Lewis Hall

FRIDAY 7/26

9:00am
Worship and Keynote 2

"What do You See?" - Keith Wishum

Trojan Center Ballroom


10:15 - 10:40am

Break

10:45am

Class Session 1

11:45am
Lunch onsite in Regional Groups

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1:30pm

Keynote 3

"Hope in the Rubble" - Amy Kendall

Trojan Center Ballroom

2:30pm

Class Session 2

3:30pm

Break and Dinner

7:30pm

Worship and Keynote 4

"Not by might, nor by power, but by Spirit" - Buddy Bell

Trojan Center Ballroom

8:45pm

Prayer

J. Hawkins Park Amphitheater

SATURDAY 7/27

9:00am

Worship and Keynote 5

"Shouts of God Bless It" - Dylan Kirkland

Trojan Center Ballroom

10:10 - 10:25am

Break

10:30am

Class Session 3

Panel Discussion - Amy Kendall

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Soul Care for Ministry Leaders

11:30am

Lunch on your own

1:30pm

Depart for Montgomery

2:45-5:00pm

Tour Legacy Museum

6:00pm

Montgomery Biscuits baseball game

Buffet dinner included

SUNDAY 7/28

8:30am
Light Breakfast

Collegedale Church of Christ


9:00am

Keynote 6

"Who dare despise the day of small things" - Chris Jeter

10:00am

Worship and Keynote 7

"Let's Get Small" - Milton Jones

12:00pm

Board Meeting

Schedule
Housing

HOTELS
Rooms are very limited, reserve soon

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Hampton Inn

103 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, Alabama 36081

$145/night

  • Free breakfast

  • Parking

Reservations:

  • 334-807-5900

  • Say you are with Campus for Christ Conference

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Courtyard by Marriott

115 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, Alabama 36081

$145/night

  • Breakfast not included

  • Parking

Reservations:

  • 334-566-0540

  • Say you are with Campus for Christ Conference

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Best Western - Troy Inn

100 Hunters Mountain Pkwy, Troy, Alabama 36079

$129/night

  • Free Breakfast

  • Parking

Reservations:

  • 334-566-1585

    Say you are with Campus for Christ Conference

ON-CAMPUS HOUSING

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Trojan Village

Apartment Style

$18 per person per night

  • Four separate bedrooms with XL twin beds

  • Two full bathrooms

  • Shared living and kitchen space

  • Linens and pillows NOT provided

Reservations:

  • Select option with conference registration

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Rushing Hall

Individual units

$18 per person per night

  • Individual room with full size bed

  • Individual bathroom

  • Linens and pillows NOT provided

Reservations:

  • Select option with conference registration

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