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Finishing the Task Conference 6-8 DEC. 2016
December 6, 2016 @ 7:30 am - December 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0$165.00
Finishing the Task Conference 2016
December 6-8, 2016
Lake Forest, CA
Since the 2015 conference, 138 Unreached, Unengaged, People Groups have been engaged! These were people groups that previously had no church, no mission agency nor anyone that had taken responsibility to tell them of the good news of Jesus Christ. You don't want to miss this historic event!
Who Should Attend?
Christian organizational leaders who are partnering together to engage and reach the remaining people groups around the world who still have no chance to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ will not want to miss this. If you identify with one or more of the following categories, this conference is for you!
- Sending Organization/Church
You want to help send gospel workers to plant churches among Unengaged, Unreached People Groups (UUPGs)
- Resources Provider
You indirectly engage UUPGs through raising up resources, such as finances, training, or media tools
- Mission Mobilizer
You promote the engagement of UUPGs through awareness building, vision casting, and connecting potential gospel workers and resources with opportunities among UUPGs
This is a hands-on conference where you will interact with others
to discover where the Lord is leading you!
Who Are the Keynote Presenters?
Paul Eshleman — Director, The Finishing the Task Network
Paul Eshleman is Vice President of Networks and Partnerships for Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ International). Paul founded the JESUS Film Project and served as its Director for 25 years. He led the nationwide “I Found it Campaign”, EXPLO 72, and recently headed the Strategy Working Committee for the Lausanne Movement. Paul currently serves as the Executive Director of the Finishing the Task Network, and as President of the Issachar Initiative. He and his wife Kathy have 2 adult children and live in Orange County, CA.
Pastor Rick Warren founded Saddleback Valley Community Church with his wife Kay more than 30 years ago. Today, the church, located in Lake Forest, Calif., is one of the 10 largest and most influential churches in America. Recognizing his far-reaching influence, Pastor Warren developed The PEACE Plan to partner with churches, businesses and NGOs to Promote reconciliation, Equip servant leaders, Assist the poor, Care for the sick and Educate the next generation.
Pastor Warren - Pastor, Saddleback Church is also the author of “The Purpose Driven Life,” the bestselling non-fiction hardback in publishing history.
Francis Chan is the best-selling author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, Erasing Hell and the host of the BASIC.series (Who Is God & We Are Church). Currently, Francis is planting churches in the San Francisco area. Together, Francis and his wife Lisa raise their six children in Northern California and are co-authors of the new book You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity. For more information, check out youandmeforever.org and @youandmeforever.
Dr. David Garrison has more than three decades experience in missions to Unreached Peoples is the author of Church Planting Movements and A Wind in the House of Islam. He serves as the Executive Director of Global Gates which seeks to reach the ends of the earth through global gateway cities. Author & Chairman of the Board, Global Gates
To see the full listing:
Finishing the Task Conference (FTT) 6-8 DEC. 2016 Saddleback Church Lake Forest, CA click here: http://www.finishingthetask.com/conf_schedule.html
Strategies for Engaging Oral Cultures
Charles Madinger—International Orality Network
Discover the difference between oral-preference, oral-reliant, and non-literate and receive training on how your church or ministry can determine the level of orality your people group requires. You will also receive information on current strategies and tools available to increase engagement effectiveness among your UUPG.
Developing Prayer as Strategy
Linda Bemis—International Orality Network
While every ministry leader would agree upon the importance of prayer to their overall purpose and missional efforts, not many have actually developed a strategic prayer ministry to undergird those efforts. This workshop will provide options for designing and developing a ministry of intercession to support your ministry.