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Join us for 3 days of practical leadership sessions.

Whether joining us online or in-person at one of our gathering spaces (Melbourne, Brisbane (Moreton Bay Region) and Devonport), you will not want to miss these 3 days! Check out our guest presenters below and make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity to be equipped as a leader.

There are two sessions per day starting Monday 23rd - Wednesday 25th, August; 

  • Session 1 running from 10am - 12pm, and

  • Session 2 running from 2pm - 4pm. 

Sessions including topics on:

  • Surprise the World!

  • Evangelism

  • Failing Well!

  • and more...

There is NO COST but limited spots for each session, so register below and select the session/s you wish to attend.

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MIKE FROST

Author | Speaker | Missiologist

Monday Sessions 1 & 2

Surprise the World!

Michael Frost is an internationally recognised Australian missiologist and one of the leading voices in the missional church movement. His books are required reading in colleges and seminaries around the world and he is much sought after as an international conference speaker.
Since 1999, Dr Frost has been the founding director of the Tinsley Institute, a mission study centre located at Morling College in Sydney, Australia. 
He is the author or editor of nineteen theological books, the best known of which are the popular and award-winning, The Shaping of Things to Come (2003), Exiles (2006), The Road to Missional (2011) and Surprise the World! (2016).
He was one of the founders of the Forge Mission Training Network and the founder of the missional Christian community, smallboatbigsea, based in Manly in Sydney’s north. 

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MELINDA DWIGHT

National Director

Alpha Australia

Tuesday Session 2 

Melinda is the National Director of Alpha Australia and previously served as the Senior Pastor of the Imagine network of churches for 15 years. Under Melinda's leadership Alpha Australia has been working towards the goal of serving all 13,000 churches in Australia and seeing 1,000,000 Alpha stories, as Australians are given the opportunity to explore Life, Faith & God. Her passion is helping to grow the local church and seeing it thrive, along with encouraging Christians to share their faith and raise up disciples. 

ANDY HODGSON

Leadership Development, Disciplemaking and Youth Ministry Director

CCCVaT

Wednesday Session 2

Digest and Apply

Andy is a leader whose heart is to see leaders of all generation, equipped, trained and launched as disciple-making movement leaders, into all networks and communities. He has dedicated his time investing in youth and young adults as well as the development of leaders.

He is married to Rachel and together they have three daughters. Andy is a sports lover, coffee drinker and music dabbler. 

KIM SMITH

Generations and Emerging Leaders Pastor

BUV

Tuesday Session 1

Kimberly Smith is a Pastor, Author and Speaker. She is also a lover of travel, eating out and all things people! In her role as Generations and Emerging Leaders Pastor for the Baptist churches of Victoria (BUV), she draws from over 14 years experience as a Generations Pastor in a local Baptist church, seeking to help churches engage generationally in mission and leadership development to see them thrive as true expressions of God's family. Kimberly is a passionate communicator, investing in people and ministries through preaching, blogging, mentoring and leadership development. She is the author of the book “What We Cannot Be Alone” - seeking to bring understanding to Singleness as it pertains to church family.

CONRAD PARSONS

Evangelist Coach

Wednesday Session 1

Equipping Evangelists

Conrad and his wife, Wendy, live in Canterbury and have three children, Natasha, Harmoni, and William. Conrad is a gifted and passionate leader and evangelist. He holds a Doctor of Ministry and is a former Reverend within the Anglican Church. He has authored 'Understanding Evangelists: A guide for locating and encouraging new evangelists' and teaches in the Multnomah University, Portland, Oregon in the Doctorate program in Global Evangelism. Conrad has a heart for mission which has been a key component of his previous work, whether with the Anglican Church of Australia, as National Director/CEO of Youth for Christ Australia, and as Pacific Regional Director for Youth for Christ throughout Asia Pacific, or training leadership coaches for international mission organisations and his 20 years experience coaching evangelists around the world.  

Registration for The 2021 Equipping Retreat.

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