Jon is founding pastor of Community Christian Church in Chicagoland where he provides leadership in new ventures. He also leads the team of staff champions across all Community locations and serves as one of COMMUNITY's Lead Teaching Pastors. He also co-founded NewThing, an international movement of reproducing churches. Jon co-authored The Big Idea, Exponential, Finding Your Way Back to God, and recently released Starting Over. He and his wife Lisa have two children and live in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago.


PRE-CONFERENCE: From Addition to Multiplication – Hosted by NewThing Network
NewThing reproduces churches. We've learned how to start them and how to reproduce them. If you're a church planter, church, network or multisite dreaming of making a BIGGER impact through reproducing a church, then this lab is for you. This will be a practical experience with Dave and Jon Ferguson and other NewThing leaders that will help your team understand specific steps to take in order to start AND reproduce your church.
Day / Time: Tuesday, 8:00am – 11:30am
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301H

Workshop Session 1: Multiplying Leaders Who Multiply
Do you have effective tools that multiply and disciple new leaders? Join us and discover simple and proven tools you can put into practice tomorrow in order to multiply leaders who multiply.
Time: Tuesday, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301F

Workshop Session 2: Conversations That Multiply Leaders
One of the most powerful tools we have in reproducing leaders are the words we say. Often the most life-changing opportunities begin with a conversation. In this session we will look at some practical tools to help you make the most of every leadership conversation.
Time: Wednesday, 8:45 – 9:45am
Location: AP Buildings - AP 10

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