Top 30 Christian Conferences for 2016 & 2017 in the U.S.

Top Christian Conferences 2016&2017

Last Updated: November 2016

Across the nation, there are hundreds of conferences delivering top-notch information and inspiration to God’s people. Ever since the days of camp meetings, Christians have thrived on intense periods of Bible teaching, worship, and prayer. Today’s Christian conferences are designed to help Christians focus on their area of ministry, provide encouragement, and sharpen one’s skills tools for ministry. Conferences aren’t just for pastors or church leaders, either. There are Christian conferences for moms, dads, women, men, Sunday School teachers, families, new Christians, old Christians, and medium Christians. Basically, there’s a  Christian conference for anyone who is interested in deepening their relationship with Christ.

 

If you haven’t attended a Christian conference before, consider this your invitation. And consider this list to be the menu from which you can choose. All Conferences are listed in alphabetical order.

Looking for an awesome Christian Conference this year? Check out this list! Click To Tweet

Top Christian Conferences for 2017 in the U.S.

#BASICcon

#BASICcon is committed to two things — a commitment to the local church and the empowering of the Holy Spirit. Within this dual matrix of ministry and power, the conference delivers a powerful lineup and the promise of life change. Besides, with a hashtag in the title, you can’t help but be relevant.

2017 Conference Details

  • TBD

ARC Conference

No, it’s not a misspelling of Noah’s watercraft, but the Association of Related Churches (ARC) does put a conference that is a flood of great information. Gathering the passionate, restless, and driven church planters of America, this conference unleashes some of the most concentrated and boundary-pushing methods of church evangelization available from any conference.

2017 Conference Details

Bethel Conference

Bethel is a congregation rooted in the love of God and dedicated to worldwide transformation through revival. It’s our goal for God’s love to be manifest in signs, wonders and miracles. The atmosphere at Bethel is charged with faith and exuberant joy, which manifests in all we do. We believe we’re on the edge of the greatest revival of all time. It’s our vision to see history become His-story as the kingdom of this world becomes the kingdom of our God. We welcome you to join us in this adventure!

2017 Conference Details

Break Forth Canada

Break Forth Canada is Canada’s largest ecumenical church conference. For 20 years, Break Forth Canada has been a gathering place for Christ-Followers of all generations and across all denominations to be renewed. equipped and unleashed.

2017 Conference Details

  • January 27-29, 2017 (3 Days) Edmonton, Alberta
    Speakers: Abdu Murray, Bruxy Cavey, Carey Nieuwhof, Gary Thomas, Jen Pollock Michel, Judy Peterson, Louie Giglio, Luis Palau, Shaunti Feldhahn
    Cost: $199 (Sep 6-Oct 4, 2016); $229 (Oct 5-Nov 30, 2016); $269 (Dec 1, 2016-Jan 27, 2017)

C3 Conference

Hosted by noted Christian leader Ed Young, the C3 Conference is a 48-hour experience of energy, excitement, and passion, rooted in the cause of Christ. The lineup of speakers is selected to deliver information on the most relevant topics and in the most relevant way.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 8-9, 2017 (2 Days) Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
    Speakers: Ed Young, Steven Furtick, Julie Richard, Scott Thomas, Tim Chambers
    Cost: Regular-$129

Calvin Symposium on Worship

The annual Calvin Symposium on Worship is a three-day conference sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and the Center for Excellence in Preaching.

The conference brings together a wide audience of artists, musicians, pastors, scholars, students, worship leaders and planners, and other interested worshipers. People come from around the world for a time of fellowship, worship, and learning together, seeking to develop their gifts, encourage each other and renew their commitment to the full ministry of the church.

2017 Conference Details

  • January 26-28, 2017 (3 Days) Grand Rapids, MI
    Speakers: James Abbington, Mike Abma, Alison Adam, Kevin Adams, Tony Alonso, many more…
    Cost: 3-Day Pass-$270; 2-Day Pass-$180; 1-Day Pass-$90

Catalyst Conference

Hosted by Catalyst, one of the most innovative conference leaders around, this conference takes church leaders where they are at and helps boost them to a new level. Leadership requires resilience, organization, love, and practical wisdom. This is the conference that will help you get there.

2017 Conference Details

  • Catalyst West: March 30-31, 2017 (2 Days) Orange County, CA
    Speakers: Andy Stanley, Brenda Salter McNeil, Levi Lusko, Graig Groeschel, Jo Saxton, Brian Houston, DeVon Franklin, Fr. Edwin Leahy, Soong-Chan Rah, Tasha Morrison, Mike Foster, Propaganda, Brooke Ligertwood, Christon Gray, Megan Tibbits, Elevation Worship, John Crist, Joseph Sojourner
    Cost: Super Early Bird-$239 (Ends Jan 26, 2017); Early Bird-$269 (Ends Feb 23, 2017); Regular-$299
  • Catalyst Cincy: May 11-12, 2017 (2 Days) Cincinnati, OH
    Speakers: Andy Stanley, Craig Groeschel, Fr. Edwin Leahy, Jenny Yang, Bryan Loritts, Soong-Chan Rah, Jo Saxton, Propaganda, John Crist, Joseph Sojourner
    Cost: Super Early Bird-$239 (Ends Feb 23, 2017); Early Bird-$269 (Ends April 6, 2017); Regular-$299

Children’s Ministry Conference

CMConnect’s Children’s Ministry Conference is organized by the church – for the Church. Unlike any other conference, it is designed to meet the specific needs of those in children’s ministry and to solve problems you face in your church.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 20-23, 2017 (4 Days) Nashville, TN
    Speakers: Karen Rhodes, Luz Figueroa, Michael Chanley, Chad Owens, Greg Baird, Heidi Hensley, Brad Tate
    Cost: Regular-$169

Children’s Pastors’ Conference

The Children’s Pastors’ Conference (CPC) is the largest independent conference for children’s and family ministry leaders. Feel rejuvenated and empowered after hearing from the world-class leaders and kidmin experts and veterans teaching at CPC. Get connected to incredible tools, curriculum, ideas, and more for your ministry through our Resource Center. CPC is an experience you will never forget.

2017 Conference Details

  • January 24-26, 2017 (3 Days) Orlando, FL
    Speakers: Matt Guevara, Bob Goff, Beth Guckenberger, Melissa J. MacDonald, Eugene Cho, Bryan Loritts, Menchit Wong, Albert Tate, Dustin Nickerson, Brian Friberg
    Cost: Early-$349 (Ends Dec 15, 2016); Regular-$399

Circles Conference

Circles Co. provides creatives of all levels and backgrounds, experiences that can help propel their ideas forward. We’re here to connect them with world-changing thinkers and leaders in the creative industry, and help reignite their passion for the visual.

Our mission is to empower creatives to be their best creative selfs though building experiences that will enhance their lives + creativity.

Here at Circles Co. we strive to bring you the best of the best to share their knowledge and process. Whether they are the up-and-comers whose work you need to be watching, or the design leaders whose portfolios you’ve long admired; with this speaker line up, you are guaranteed to leave inspired and ready to create.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 6-8, 2017 (3 Days) Grapevine, TX
    Speakers: Ash Huang, Jay Argaet, Tara Victoria, Peter Wilson, Amy & Jennifer Hood, Brad Weaver, Dan Rubin, Micah Davis
    Cost: Main Pass-$297; Hangout Pass-$197; Live Stream Single-$57

Collyde Summit

Collyde Summit is a gathering of passionate believers in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania area, who love Jesus and are convicted to become world changers.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 15-16, 2017 (2 Days) Parsippany, NJ
    Speakers: Mark Batterson, Ann Voskamp, Tim Lucas
    Cost: Early-$49; Regular-$99

Connect Gathering

Traditionally we begin with a reception on Monday evening to welcome pastors, their wives and key staff attending. Tuesday and Wednesday mornings are loaded with incredible teachings by outstanding church ministry leaders who share their experiences and challenge the audience to move to the next level. There’s also plenty of fellowship time and a sit down dinner on Tuesday night. The gathering officially concludes Wednesday by noon.

2017 Conference Details

  • May 22-24, 2017 (3 Days) Gaithersburg, MD
    Speakers: Philip Wagner, Layne Schranz, Jonathan Wilson, Dale O’Shields, Charles Nieman, Joe Champion, Robert Barriger
    Cost: Regular-$99

Cutting It Straight

Want to be a better preacher or teacher? Sharing God’s word requires that you, as Paul wrote, “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). With that theme in mind, this conference shares the techniques and passion that helps teachers become better at their role of teaching the Bible.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 19-21, 2017 (3 Days) Jacksonville, FL
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: TBD

D6 Family Conference

Bring your whole team. Bring your whole family. But most of all, bring a heart to be changed. “D6” stands for Deuteronomy 6, which contains the key text for family ministry. The conference is a focused event that helps church leaders and volunteers increase their effectiveness in reaching families.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 20-22, 2017 (3 Days) Dallas, TX
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Early-$199

Drive Conference

Drive Conference is for church leaders who are continually shifting gears to keep up with the demands of ministry. At Drive 2017, you’ll attend four main sessions, in which Andy Stanley will share his latest thoughts on leadership and ministry.

There will also be a variety of breakout sessions led by key communicators from North Point Ministries. These breakouts offer an opportunity to dive deep into ministry areas that interest you.

2017 Conference Details

  • May 8-10, 2017 (3 Days) Alpharetta, GA
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Super Early-$249 (Ends Dec 31, 2016); Early-$299 (Ends Feb 28, 2017); Regular-$349 (Ends Apr 17, 2017)

Etch: Family Ministry Conference

More than half of church attendees are kids. We can’t afford to neglect them. LifeWay, a notable provider of children’s ministry resources, is on a mission to empower the church to minister more effectively to kids. This conference, designed for the leaders and volunteers in children’s ministry will leave no one unchanged. And, hey, since it’s about kids, why not have a little fun while you’re at it? Mission accomplished.

2017 Conference Details

  • Etch Conference: October 16-18, 2017 (3 Days) Nashville, TN
    Speakers: Robby Gallaty, Angie Smith, Eric Mason
    Cost: Super Early Bird-$200 (Ends Dec 31, 2016); Early Bird-$250 (Ends May 31, 2017); Regular-$324

Experience Conference

Experience sums up what this conference is all about — experiencing God through worship. The conference features some of the world’s best-known and most-loved Christian artists. It’s three days of worship that you will never forget, and that will leave you humbled, changed, and in awe of God.

2017 Conference Details

  • Florida: September 5-8, 2017 (4 Days) Orlando, FL
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Early-$249 (Ends Dec 31, 2016); Regular-$449

Exponential Conference

Exponential is a growing community of leaders committed to accelerating the multiplication of healthy, reproducing faith communities. We equip movement makers with actionable principles, ideas and solutions. We are passionate about accelerating multiplication through movement makers!

2017 Conference Details

  • Exponential East: April 24-27, 2017 (4 Days) Orlando, FL
    Speakers: Matt Chandler, Dave Ferguson, Brad Brisco, Wade Burnett, Mark DeYmaz, Jon Ferguson, Patrick Furgerson, Hugh Halter, Bobby Harrington, Alan Hirsch, Shawn Lovejoy, Dale Spaulding, Jim Tomberlin
    Cost: Regular-$159
  • Exponential West: October 2-5, 2017 (4 Days) Irvine, CA
    Speakers:Dave Ferguson, Eric Mason, John Ortberg, Danielle Strickland, Albert Tate, Muriithi Wanjau, Brad Brisco, Mark DeYmaz, Jon Ferguson, Patrick Furgerson, Hugh Halter, Bobby Harrington, Alan Hirsch, Deb Hirsch, Shawn Lovejoy, Larry Osborne, Dale Spaulding, Jim Tomberlin
    Cost: Regular-$119

FILO (First-in Last-out) Conference

The FILO Conference aims to provide inspiring tools for everyone involved in the church technical arts looking for design, development and business insights. Whether you are a volunteer or a staff person, an audio engineer or a graphics operator, set builder or jack of all trades, there is something unique here for you and the role you play in your local church.

FILO stands for First In Last Out. If you are a technical artist in the local church, you know what it feels like to be there to unlock the doors of the church before anyone gets there. Long after the event is “done” you and your teams are still there getting things ready for the next event. Many times you are the first one in and the last one to leave. This idea describes what most technical artists feel like.

2017 Conference Details

  • May 23-24, 2017 (2 Days) Naperville, IL
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: TBD

FiveTwo National Conference

The FiveTwo National Conference is an annual gathering of leaders that provides camaraderie, inspiration, and know-how to those who want to advance God’s kingdom on earth by starting something new.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 26-28, 2017 (3 Days) Austin, TX
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Regular-$150-$170

Flashpoint Conference

Come join us at one of the FlashPoint Disciple-Making Conferences as we explore the distinction of love that proves we are disciples – come alongside our amazing speakers as they dig into both the strategy of making our churches and ministries to be those that are disciple-making and the skills needed to be disciple-makers ourselves.

2017 Conference Details

Future of the Church Summit

What is the future of the church? We should care. Today’s church is experiencing a seismic shift, massive cultural change, and the ingredients for massive upheaval in the years ahead. The Future of the Church Summit is the perfect place to discuss these trends and develop a strategy that will endure for the future.

2017 Conference Details

  • TBD

Gateway Conference

Pastors are constantly ministering, serving, giving, pouring out, and maybe…just maybe, feeling a bit exhausted. Gateway Church gives God’s ministers a time to be ministered unto, sharing powerful teaching, tactical methods for ministry, and the encouraging embrace of warm Christian fellowship.

2017 Conference Details

  • October 2-4, 2017 (3 Days) Southlake, TX
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Early-$149 (Ends Mar 1, 2017)

The Gathering

We are delighted to invite you to join us for The Gathering — our annual event where Christian philanthropists and their families come together to talk seriously (and not so seriously) about their giving. The Gathering has become more like a family than a conference — and we welcome you.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 21-24, 2017 (4 Days) Carlsbad, CA
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Regular-$1,850

Global Leadership Summit

Willow Creek knows how to put on a conference. Nearly who has attended this particular conference has experienced a clearer vision, actionable tips for leadership, and a greater heart for people and the church. Learn management. Learn organization. Learn leadership.

2017 Conference Details

  • August 10-11, 2017 (2 Days) The Global Leadership Summit will be telecast live in HD from the Willow Creek Campus near Chicago to over 500 locations nationwide.

Hand-in-Hand Conference

The main focus for the weekend will be the five key areas for life long faith formation – encounter, dialogue, community, milestones and action. Covering all ages from toddlers to mid-teens and how these themes impact our outreach as well as discipleship.

As you may already have heard, refurbishment and new building works mean that the whole of the Eastbourne conference centre won’t be available to us and we will be restricting numbers to 500 delegates – so book early to secure your place.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 3-5, 2017 (3 Days) Eastbourne, UK
    Speakers: Rachel Turner, Dave Roberts
    Cost: Full weekend-£92

Hawaiian Island Ministries Conference

Since its founding, HIM has gathered believers from across denominations, generations and cultures around Jesus to be the Body of Christ. HIM equips, embraces, emboldens, and encourages men, women and youth toward Christian transformation, unity, and lives that make a difference now and for eternity.

2016 & 2017 Conference Details

Hillsong Conference

Hillsong Conference is about championing THE Church of Jesus Christ; and together, WE are the Church. It is for people of all ages who are passionate about the local church and the call of the Kingdom of God.

Every year thousands of Christians, from hundreds of churches, unite under one Name at Hillsong Conference. This is an opportunity for you and your team to pause, listen and hear from God. Don’t miss this opportunity to benefit from the wisdom and experience of inspirational church leaders, make an investment into your own personal leadership and be inspired and equipped with practical tools that will benefit your local church.

2017 Conference Details

Hillsong: Colour Conference

My prayer is that as we gather again in 2017, that friendship, vision and calling will be strengthened – and that even if you are reading this for the first time or aren’t fully sure of what it all means, that regardless, you’ll sense there is more to life and more to what lies within you. The invitation to be part of a movement of world changing women isn’t exclusive – it began for all of us with an initial response.

2017 Conference Details

Ideas to Impact

Today’s church relies on the spark of innovative ideas and the advance of cutting-edge technology. This is the place where the spark turns into a fire. Presenters and speakers share resources, software, tools, and management resources, giving churches the most powerful tools available.

2017 Conference Details

  • May 30-June 2, 2017 (4 Days) Nashville, TN
    2017 Speakers TBD
    Cost: Early Bird Rate-$529 (Ends Jan 15, 2017); Regular-$599 (Ends Apr 23, 2017); Late-$649

Ligonier Ministries

The fact is, we live in a world that is crying out in need for a savior. The entire church must be mobilized to answer the call and embark on the mission. The NACC conference is designed to encourage and equip believers to do just that.

2017 Conference Details

National Conference on Youth Ministries

The National Conference on Youth Ministries dishes up four days of thorough instruction, training, and encouragement for youth workers. It’s an opportunity to change your entire approach to ministry and deepen your commitment to life change.

2017 Conference Details

  • January 2-5, 2017 (4 Days) Daytona Beach, FL
    Cost: Regular-$279

National Worship Leader Conference

Worship leaders, pay attention. This one’s for you! This conference features a lineup of Christian worship leaders and bands that will rival any Christian conference you’ve attended. It’s time to learn from the best, and to enjoy worship sessions all day long.

2017 Conference Details

  • May 17-18, 2017 (2 Days) Centerville, VA
    Speakers: Dr. Leonard Sweet, Zac Hicks, Dr. Chuck Fromm, Steve Lizzio
    Cost: Early-$345 (Ends Dec 30, 2016); Regular-$385
  • June 21-22, 2017 (2 Days) Lenexa, KS
    Speakers: David Nasser, Zac Hicks, Dr. Chuck Fromm
    Cost: Regular-$395
  • August 2-3, 2017 (2 Days) San Antonio, TX
    Speakers: Dr. Leonard Sweet, Sally Morgenthaler, Dr. Chuck Fromm, Rory Noland
    Cost: Early-$345 (Ends Dec 30, 2016); Regular-$385

North American Christian Convention

The fact is, we live in a world that is crying out in need for a savior. The entire church must be mobilized to answer the call and embark on the mission. The NACC conference is designed to encourage and equip believers to do just that.

2017 Conference Details

  • NACC 2017: June 27-29, 2017 (3 Days) Kansas City, MO
    Speakers: Gene Appel, Rick Atchley, Mike Breaux, Kevin, Haah, Ruby Clark, Kyle Costello, Trevor DeVage, Reggie Epps, Charlotte Gambill, Derwin Gray, Liz Curtis Higgs, Cam Huxford, Ken Idleman, Tim Liston, Brad Lomerick, Scot McKnight, Greg Nettle, Jordan Rice
    Cost: Married Couple-$189; Individual-$99; Young Adult (19-24)-$40

Northwest Ministry Conference

At NW MinCon, we are committed to offering a time to refresh ones spirit, thinking, creativity, leadership and ministry paradigm. While we do offer hundreds of workshops and experiences, but our goal is not to overwhelm our attendees. We want to encourage and reFresh them with great choices and exciting options that challenge and equip for greater Kingdom impact. We bring in experts both local and from across America who inspire with tools and ideas to help church leaders and volunteers continue to be successful in the ministry where God has called them.

2017 Conference Details

  • March 23-25, 2017 (3 Days) Redmond, WA
    Speakers: Jessica Rey, Deron Spoo, Tony Merita
    Cost: 2-Day Pass-$99; 1-Day Pass-$60

NRB International Christian Media Convention

The Proclaim Exposition is the largest marketplace dedicated to Christian media professionals. This award-winning Exposition is alive with resources to help expand and enhance your media efforts. Whether you are a broadcaster, media pastor, program producer, film producer, webmaster, social media manager, blogger, podcaster, author, publisher, or other communications professional, the breadth and depth of the Exhibit Hall provide the resources you are looking for. From innovative ideas and endeavors to must-have tools and equipment, the Expo has it all! Plan to take some extended time to explore the hall to receive the best benefit from the Proclaim Exposition! Approximately 200 exhibitors will showcase their products and services.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 27-March 2, 2017 (4 Days) Orlando, FL
    Speakers: R.C. Sproul, Nick Hall, Lee Strobel, Jerry A. Johnson, Corbin Bernsen, Ted Baehr, Fred Jacobs, Shaunti Feldhahn
    Cost: Full Convention (Member)-$600; Full Convention (Non-Member)-$700; Daily Passes-$300

The Orange Conference

We’ve designed the conference for entire family ministry teams. We encourage you to not only bring your department, but all interested in a complete strategy for the church. Our offerings touch on subject matter for preschool, children’s, student, NextGen and senior leaders as well as volunteers. Everyone has a place at The Orange Conference.

2017 Conference Details

  • April 26-28, 2017 (2 Days) Atlanta, GA
    Speakers: Reggie Joiner, Doug Fields, Kara Powell, Virginia Ward, Jon Acuff
    Cost: Early-$279 (Ends Dec 15, 2016); Regular-$349 (Ends Apr 26, 2017)

Organic Outreach Conference

Want to learn to live a life that attracts people to a conference? Many Christians today are confused or unaware of what it means to live a life of outreach and ministry. This conference provides answers and the inspiration for Christians who want to deepen their impact on the world.

2017 Conference Details

  • TBD

The Original Women’s Conference

We are in it to help the hurting and the helpless, the broken and the lost, the hopeless and the oppressed. That is why we are proud to partner with ZOE International, Mercy Ministries, SHE Rescue Home, and Reece’s Rainbow. Each of these outstanding organizations work tirelessly and strategically to show the love of Jesus to all – and to place value on humanity. They practically live out James 4:18 by caring for the orphaned, rescuing children from human trafficking, and providing a safe and loving home for restoration.

2017 Conference Details

  • April 27-29, 2017 (3 Days) Rockford, IL
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Super Early-$99 (Ends Feb 2, 2017); Early-$119 (Ends Apr 6, 2017); Regular-$139

The Outcomes Conference

For Christian leaders, these are times of both unique challenge and powerful opportunity. God is moving hearts. The gospel is bearing fruit. Physical needs are being met. Lives are being changed!

The momentum is growing!

Our prayer is that your kingdom efforts bear fruit and grow as a result of our conference leadership training. At the Outcomes Conference, we’re featuring keynote speakers who embrace this power of kingdom momentum. Join us!

2017 Conference Details

  • Momentum: April 4-6, 2017 (3 Days) Dallas, TX
    Speakers: Trillia Newbell, Bryan Loritts, Jena Lee Nardella, Eugene Cho, David Nasser, Dr. Ed Stetzer, Dr. Sam Rodriguez, Jonathan Evans, Kay Arthur, brooke + boggs, Wendell Moon
    Cost: Early (Non-member)-$899 (Ends Aug 31, 2016); Regular (Non-member)-$1,099

Passion Conference

There are 16 million college students in the world. This alone comprises one of the vastest and most needy mission fields. Who will reach them? Passion Conferences are on a mission to inspire students to reach their own. This conference and its entire experience of discipleship and teaching lives up to its moniker — passion — and is a powerful force for change in the world.

2017 Conference Details

  • Passion Conference: January 2-4, 2017 (3 Days) Atlanta, GA
    Speakers: Louie Giglio, Passion Band, Chris Tomlin, Christine Caine, Crowder, Beth Moore, John Piper, Matt Redman, Hillsong UNITED, Levi Lusko, Christy Nockels, Francis Chan
    Cost: Early-$149 (Ends Oct 1, 2016); Early-$169 (Ends Nov 1, 2016); Early-$179 (Ends Dec 1, 2016); Early-$189 (Ends Jan 1, 2017); Regular-$209
  • Passion Camp: June 5-8, 2017 (4 Days) Daytona Beach, FL
    Speakers: Louie Giglio, Crowder, Passion Band, Brad Jones, Ben Stuart
    Cost: Everything-$379; Program+Hotel-$299; Program+Meals-$255; Program-$175

Premium Productions

Formed in 1996, Premier Productions is the largest producer of Christian concert events in the nation and the co-founder of the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular – Christian music’s largest annual tour! Premier promotes award-winning artists with No. 1 hits such as – TobyMac, Skillet, Casting Crowns, Hillsong Worship, Hillsong UNITED, Bill Gaither & Friends Homecoming, Jesus Culture, Lecrae, Kari Jobe, Matthew West and many more!

2017 Conference Details

Q Conference

In 2017 Q will turn the page and embark on a new course. The focus won’t change, but new concepts will be introduced; More conversations, innovative learning environments, channel-focused discussions, and a more accessible conference experience. This new direction isn’t based on a change of philosophy… it’s based on a conviction to renew the life and work of the Church.

2017 Conference Details

  • Q Conference: April 26-28, 2017 (3 Days) Nashville, TN
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: Regular-$375

Refresh Conference

We understand what it’s like to raise kids who come from traumatic pasts. We know firsthand what it’s like to make the sacrifices. To be weighed down with shame and sheer exhaustion. We know. We are right there with you. That’s why we started Refresh back in 2011.

2017 Conference Details

  • March 3-4, 2017 (2 Days) Redmond, WA
    Speakers: Dr. David and Jayne Schooler, Mike and Kristin Berry, Jedd Medefind, Michele and Andrew Schneidler, Deborah Gray, MSW, MPA
    Cost: Early-$49 (Ends Nov 13, 2016); Regular-$65 (Ends Feb 26, 2017); Walk-in-$75

RightNow Conference

In the beginning, God created light. When He made humanity, God infused the first man and woman with His own glory–so they would blaze with His light in the universe. But humanity’s sin snuffed out the flame. Through history, those who followed God flickered with His glory. Then God became human. In His perfect life and death, Jesus brought light back to our fallen race. At the 2016 RightNow Conference, we will gather together and explore how we can BLAZE WITH GOD’S GLORY–through the POWER OF JESUS’ GOSPEL and with the FIRE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. In this darkened world, WE WERE MADE TO SHINE.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 9-10, 2017 (2 Days) Orlando, FL
    Speakers: Dr. Eric Mason, Jen Pollock Michel, Gabe Lyons, Chip Ingram, Bianca Olthoff, Larry Osborne, Donnie Smith, Jared C. Wilson, Dr. David Uth, Joby Martin
    Cost: Early-$99 (Ends at 150 tickets); Regular-$199; Door-$249
  • May 11-12, 2017 (2 Days) Chicago, IL
    Speakers: Dr. Eric Mason, Jen Pollock Michel, Dave Ferguson, Gabe Lyons, Chip Ingram, Bianca Olthoff, Donnie Smith, Jared C. Wilson, Jennie Allen, Phil Vischer
    Cost: Early-$99 (Ends at 150 tickets); Regular-$199; Door-$249
  • November 1-3, 2017 (3 Days) Dallas TX
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: TBD

Send Conference

What, really, is mission? And how should it affect your life? In the day-to-day routine of school, work, and life, what does mission look like? Keynoted by influential leaders like David Platt and Ed Stetzer, this conference will motivate you to take the next life-changing step of mission. As the conference slogan affirms, “Your life on mission matters.”

2017 Conference Details

  • SoCal: February 3-4, 2017 (2 Days) Long Beach, CA
    Speakers: David Platt, D.A. Horton, Vance Pitman, Kevin Ezell, Francis Chan, Trip Lee, Austin Stone Worship
    Cost: Early-$99 (Ends Aug 30, 2016); Regular-$139 (Ends Dec 6, 2016); Late-$189 (Ends Feb 3, 2017)
  • Dallas: May 19-20, 2017 (2 Days) Frisco, TX
    Speakers: David Platt, D.A. Horton, Vance Pitman, Kevin Ezell, Trip Lee, Austin Stone Worship
    Cost: Early-$99 (Ends Nov 8, 2016); Regular-$139 (Ends Mar 21, 2017); Late-$189 (Ends May 19, 2017)
  • Orlando: July 25-26, 2017 (2 Days) Orlando, FL
    Speakers: David Platt, D.A. Horton, Vance Pitman, Kevin Ezell, Trip Lee, Austin Stone Worship
    Cost: Early-$99 (Ends Dec 13, 2016); Regular-$139 (Ends Apr 25, 2017); Late-$189 (Ends Jul 25, 2017)

Sticky Teams Conference

This year’s conference takes a look at how we can discover new ministry directions that allow us to lead our teams in different and better ways. Sticky Teams features training from experienced ministry experts for pastors and church leaders of all kinds. Our “no green room” policy gives you unprecedented access to speakers and presenters, and our small conference size maximizes interaction and learning.

2017 Conference Details

  • May 16-17, 2017 (2 Days) Philadelphia, PA
    Speakers: Larry Osborne, Chris Brown, David Ashcraft, Mark Clark
    Cost: Super Early Bird-$169 (Ends Dec 31, 2016); Regular-$189 (Ends Mar 31, 2017); Last Chance-$229

Superstart Conference

The only conference of its kind, Christ in Youth helps pre-teens in their walk with Jesus. Whether passionate for Christ, confused about it all, or just wanting to enjoy good fellowship, this is the conference that can change the life of any pre-teen. With unprecedented numbers of youths leaving the faith, this conference could be just what your pre-teen child needs.

2017 Conference Details

Surrender Conference

The SURRENDER conference is a gathering of Christians from across Australia to share ideas, stories and hope on justice, discipleship and mission. The SURRENDER conference is for people from all walks of life – with workshops for first-timers, amazing keynote speaker and performing artists and, fantastic programs for kids and youth, and heaps more!

2017 Conference Details

  • March 24-26, 2017 (3 Days)
    Speakers: Shane Claiborne, Saki Macozoma, Karina Kreminski, Paul Mah & The Drifting Boats
    Cost: Early Bird-$120 (Ends Jan 31, 2017); Regular-$165

That Church Conference

That Church Conference was founded by Justin Dean, Dave Adamson, Ashley Williams, and Van Baird. In 2015 the four of us set out to create something unique that would empower and change the way churches thought about digital communications and reaching people online. We met for coffee and walked away with a domain name, a Twitter account, and the foundation for a new church conference focused primarily on practical digital communications training.

2017 Conference Details

  • September 26-27, 2017 (2 Days) Atlanta, GA
    Speakers: Stephen Brewster, Kenny Jahng, Katie Allred, Jeff Henderson, Beau Coffron, Sly King
    Cost: Early-$299; Regular-$349

Thrive Conference

Churches are meant to thrive. In today’s culture of competition for noise-making, how does the church stand out? The Thrive Conference provides church leaders with a fresh vision and a bold stance to make an impact for eternity.

2017 Conference Details

Transform

We believe every leader needs a coach and every leader is a coach. Transform 2017 will focus on the importance of creating a coaching culture in your personal and ministry life.

2017 Conference Details

  • January 24-27, 2017 (4 Days) Garden Grove, CA
    Speakers: Chris Williams, Larry Osborne
    Cost: Regular-$189

Wave Conference

The Wave Church hosts an annual conference that is all parts encouraging, exhilarating and refreshing. The conference is perfect for the whole family and provides three days of enriching Christian content and fellowship.

2017 Conference Details

WFX Conference

WFX Conference and Expo is two and half days of education, hands-on training, networking, inspiration and exposure for every ministry team, including worship, tech, facilities and administration. WFX is brought to you by the WFX Network.

2017 Conference Details

  • October 11-12, 2017 (2 Days) Dallas, TX
    Speakers: TBD
    Cost: TBD
  • Next-Gen Conference
  • Church Communications Conference
  • Church Safety Conference
  • The Tech Arts Conference
  • Lift Him Up Worship Conference

Worship Together

An assembly of Worship Leaders, Pastors, Musicians, Creatives, and Worshippers gathered together in one space for the common purpose of lifting high the name of Jesus and growing in the way we lead His church.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 2-3, 2017 (2 Days) Franklin, TN
    Speakers: Chris Tomlin, Kari Jobe, Aaron Keyes, Darren Whitehead, Chris McClarney
    Cost: $189 (Ends Dec 31, 2016)

XP Seminar

XPastor is the market leader with proven capacity in reaching church leaders. XPastor brings together influential decision-makers from churches, both coast-to-coast and around the world.

2017 Conference Details

  • February 22-23, 2017 (2 Days) Dallas, TX
    Speakers: Dr. Thom Rainer, David Middlebrook, Dr. David Fletcher, Mike Bonem, Phil Taylor, Darrell Owens
    Cost: Regular-$650

Youth America Leadership Conference

Today’s youth ministers face one of the most challenging roles — leading young people to experience Christ in personal and vital ways. This conference is a time of teaching and sharing with youth ministry teams, developing a gospel-rooted strategy that goes beyond gimmicks and gets to the heart of the issues.

2017 Conference Details

  • TBD

If you found a favorite conference on this list, check out their website and see about getting involved. If it’s too late to attend, don’t worry. You can always attend next year. Whatever your situation, give some thought to taking a conference at some point in the next 12 months. Although you may think, “It costs too much,” or “I can’t take that much time off!” you will be pleasantly surprised by the results. A conference isn’t just a time to travel to a different location or spend time with friends. It’s a time to open your heart to God’s work, see Him in a new way, and experience life change.

 

Sharefaith is the #1 resource for all your church media needs! Get your church app, website with hosting, Sunday school curriculum, 77,000 graphics, and worship software all in an affordable membership! Start now for only $71/m billed annually.

 

PrintFriendly and PDF