Join Other Mission Leaders in Orlando to build on the Foundations from the 2017 conference. Connect for 3 days to learn from influential speakers, meet with mission and church leaders, and engage deeper with others as we focus on the unique Partnership opportunities available in the Great Commission Community.
Thursday, September 20–Saturday, September 22, 2018
Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida
Registration opens March 12.
This year we’re delighted to present the following speakers:
Leith Anderson has been president of the National Association of Evangelicals since 2006, and was the senior pastor of Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, for 35 years. He regularly teaches in seminaries, addresses evangelical concerns with elected officials, and provides theological and cultural commentary to leading news outlets. He has been published in many periodicals and has written over 20 books. Anderson has a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Bradley University and Denver Seminary.
Thabiti Anyabwile serves as Pastor with Anacostia River Church. He has served as an elder and pastor in churches in NC, Washington, D.C. and the Cayman Islands. After a few years as a practicing Muslim, Thabiti was converted under the preaching of the gospel in the Washington, D.C. area. He and his wife, Kristie, have three children. Thabiti is the author of several books, including: Reviving the Black Church; The Life of God in the Soul of the Church; The Gospel for Muslims; What Is a Healthy Church Member?; The Decline of African-American Theology; and The Faithful Preacher. He blogs regularly at The Front Porch and Pure Church.
Kärin Butler Primuth
As one of the few women leading North American mission agencies, Kärin is CEO of visionSynergy, an organization dedicated to developing strategic mission networks that unite the Body of Christ to reach the unreached. Kärin’s vision for collaboration has grown out of 30 years of global ministry experience, having lived in China, India and South Africa and traveled to more than 30 countries. Kärin serves on the Missio Nexus Board, and has an M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA and a B.S. in Social Policy from Northwestern University. She is married with three young adult children and lives in California.
Dick and Jennifer Brogden have served among Muslims for the last two and a half decades; Mauritania (1992), Kenya (1993–1995), Sudan (1996–2011), Egypt and the Arab World (2012–present). They helped found the Live Dead movement and now oversee Church Planting for Live Dead in the Arab World and help lead the Live Dead movement globally. Dick is the author of the Live Dead Joy, and the editor of the Live Dead Journal and the Live Dead Journey (all his books are available on Amazon.com). Dick has his PhD in intercultural studies. Dick and Jennifer have two sons, Luke and Zack.
David Pierce is the founder of Steiger International, a worldwide mission organization that is called to reach and disciple the Global Youth Culture for Jesus, and the lead singer of the international rock band No Longer Music. He is a gifted proclamation evangelist, dynamic speaker and missional pioneer.
David has taken the message of Jesus to some of “the darkest corners of society”, including closed Islamic countries, terrorist clubs, squatter villages, anarchy festivals, brothels, junkie joints, punk & goth music festivals, Satanist clubs and New Age gatherings.
Urbana 18 Worship Team
The Urbana 18 worship team is a multicultural, diverse, and gifted group of worship leaders and musicians dedicated to seeing God compel this generation to give themselves to his global mission. They are prepared to lead many different genres of worship songs as well as some original songs. Like all of Urbana 18, the worship is crafted to call participants into a more holistic vision of God’s global mission and to inspire whole-life service.
More speakers and presenters to be announced soon. Keep an eye on the Partnership conference page to learn more.