Daniel Im is the Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com and LifeWay Christian Resources. He is a Teaching Pastor at The Fellowship, a multisite church in Nashville. He is also the author of No Silver Bullets: 5 Small Shifts That Will Transform Your Ministry (Release Date: September 2017) and co-author of Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches That Multiply (2nd ed) with Ed Stetzer. He has an M.A. in Global Leadership and has served and pastored in church plants and multisite churches ranging from 100 people to 50,000 people in Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Korea, Edmonton, and Nashville. Visit Danielim.com to learn more.


PRE-CONFERENCE: Developing Better Disciple Makers – Hosted by Discipleship.org
Join Jim Putman, Ralph Moore, Bobby Harrington, Bill Hull, Ariyana Rimson and Daniel Im to learn how to get better at personally living out Jesus' final command. The sessions will be practical and led by some of the nations leading authorities and, more importantly, practitioners of disciple making. Special attention will be drawn to the Exponential-Discipleship.org Disciple Maker Assessment Tool – a free resource that will help everyone learn to get better and more effective at disciple making. See list of all speakers in this pre-conference here.
Day / Time: Monday 1:00pm – 5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am – 11:30am
Location: Henry Chapel

PRE-CONFERENCE: Embracing Disruption - Repurpose Your Church to Redeem Your Community – Hosted by Mosaix
An increasingly diverse and cynical society will no longer find credible the mere explanation of theological truth apart from effective community engagement. Advancing the common good, then, and thus the very Gospel, itself, must involve more than mere words, and the building of large congregations filled with people of a similar race, class, or cultural background. In this present future, our common confession must be validated by concrete action and accompanying measurable results along spiritual, social and economic fronts. Indeed this is the expectation of Christ in Matthew 5:16 and of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 2:10. Whether you're the pastor of an existing church or soon-to-be church planter, don't miss this first ever presentation designed to help you advance disruption innovation, effective community engagement, and maximize your church's influence in the community. More detail here.
Day / Time: Monday 1:00pm – 5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am – 11:30am
Location: Faith Hall - Room 350

Workshop Session 1: Pathways: The Shift from Level 3 to Becoming a Level 4 Leader and Church
Join Daniel Im, Mac Lake and Chris Lagerlof as we discuss the process and steps to successfully shifting from being a Level 3 (growth by addition) church to becoming a Level 4 (reproduction) church. We will look at barriers to making this shift as well the necessary steps you must make in your own personal leadership and ministry to successfully navigate this shift. Our conversation will focus on helping you and your church, network or tribe build a culture of reproduction and a level 4 mindset. We will also discuss the pathway and process to successfully be a Level 4 leader and church.
Time: Tuesday, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Henry Chapel

Workshop Session 2: A Discipleship Strategy for Multiplication
In order to multiply, you need to have a discipleship strategy in place. After all, the multiplication of your church always begins with the multiplication of disciples. In this workshop, learn how to create a strategic discipleship pathway that will help you develop multipliers, rather than consumers.
Time: Wednesday, 8:45 – 9:45am
Location: AP Buildings - AP 7

Workshop Session 4: Values for Multiplication
What distinguishes your church from the one down the road? Learn how the values for your church affect your strategies for multiplication. Discover the four types of values and leave with an audit that will help you discover your unique multiplication identity.
Time: Wednesday, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: AP Buildings - AP 7

Workshop Session 5: 5 Shifts for Multiplication
What if someone told you that you were only a few shifts away from unlocking and unleashing a new season of fruitfulness and multiplication in your church? Discover the five micro-shifts that will set your church in motion towards macro-change. There is no silver bullet. There is no one solution. But there are a series of small changes that you can make today that will change the course of your church for tomorrow.
Time: Thursday, 8:45 – 9:45am
Location: AP Buildings - AP 7

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