The 19th annual Church Development Conference, “Slaying the Giants in Your Ministry,” Oct. 1-5 at the Hyatt Regency DFW Hotel.
Besides general sessions, intensive workshops will be offered in a wide variety of topics, from “Penetrating the Hip-Hop Culture” to “The Johanine Epistles.” Comprehensive training will also be offered in the National Church Adopt-A-School Initiative, which addresses the spiritual and social needs of urban youth and families through a church and public school partnership based on the Dallas model.
Host Dr. Tony Evans and hundreds of pastors and other church leaders from around the country. Besides Dr. Evans, general-session speakers include:
• Dr. Chip Ingram, president, Walk through the Bible Ministries
• Dr. W.J. Shaw, president, National Baptist Convention, USA
• Dr. Fred Luter, pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans
• Dr. Steve Farrar, founder, Men’s Leadership Ministries
• Dr. John Jenkins, pastor, First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Landover, Md.