Larry serves as the Lead Pastor of Light & Life Christian Fellowship in Long Beach, CA. Starting with a handful of committed "white folks," the church has grown into a large multi-ethnic church transforming its tough urban neighborhood. A priority on local and global church planting has led to the start of 19 churches nationally and dozens in Ethiopia, Philippines and Indonesia.

Larry also oversees the church planting efforts of his denomination in Southern California where they are planting 50 new churches in 5 years. Holding a doctorate in church leadership and as the author of six books, Larry speaks and consults frequently. Azusa Pacific University has recognized Larry with the Centennial Award naming him one of the most influential graduates in its history. Larry serves on the Board of Trustees for Azusa Pacific University.

Larry and Dr. Deb Walkemeyer have been married for 38 years. They have two adult daughters. Larry enjoys snow skiing, waterskiing, biking, traveling, mission trips with 20-somethings and long walks on the beach.

SESSIONS

PRE-CONFERENCE: Multiplication – Hosted by Exponential
Accelerating healthy Kingdom multiplication — that's why Exponential exists. We have a passion for seeing the percentage of U.S. churches that reproduce increase from less than 4 percent to a tipping point of greater than 10 percent. We call it our "4 to 10" mission. This Equipping Lab will help you understand the context of your current situation, identify your pathway to multiplication, and give you practical guidance on what to expect on the journey. We'll also look at the impact of micro and bivo on the future of the church.
Day / Time: Wednesday 9:00am – 11:30am
Location: Creek Kids Auditorium

MAIN SESSION 5: Made to WIN More
The enemy will do everything possible to thwart God's plan for more mobilization as described in Ephesians. But in Christ, we are called to win this battle. To do so, we much consecrate ourselves for Jesus and his mission. Individually, the enemy will attempt to hinder God's fullness in us. Corporately, when Paul speaks of "principalities and powers," it is another way of saying systems of oppression, influenced by the demonic. But, the good news is we are made to "WIN" this battle and are commissioned for "MORE!"
Time: Thursday at 11:00am
Location: Main Auditorium

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