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Leadership Conference

Are you a youth or children’s pastor, sponsor, volunteer? Then this conference is for you. We have brought together some of the best voices in the nation on youth and children’s ministry for two short days at the beginning of February. This 48 hr period is chopped full of main sessions, breakout sessions, worship and tons and tons of resources! We want to you to be able to start your new year off excited and geared up for another year of ministry. You wont be able to find another conference, online seminar, or even one day event for the price it will cost you to come and take part of this conference.

What you get:

5 Main sessions with our Keynote Speakers

8 breakout sessions

Free books and resources

5 meals

2 night stay if you choose. (rooms are limited and first come first serve at Lake Maurer Retreat Center)

Access to recordings of the entire weekend after the retreat is over

And much more!

The price is the best part! $35 per person. That’s it! No catch! Space is limited so be sure to reserve and register as soon as possible!


Jeff Grenell

After 4 decades of Youth Leadership, Jeff Grenell founded ythology to raise the level of Youth Leadership in America. ythology exists to Resource, Mentor, and Inspire Organizations to better communicate to a younger generation in the 21st century. There is no greater way to assure the sustainability of the Church or an organization than to shape its young people.

We are involved in several sectors of culture, including the Church, para-Church Organizations, Events, and Campus settings. ythology has an exhaustive resource blog on the website that can be accessed free of use. You will find ythology in Churches, Organizational team meetings, Camps, Retreats, Conferences, Conventions, Schools, and fighting Sex-trafficking and Human Slavery.

If the future of the Church or your organization is in the hands of the young people that we see across America, the Church and your organization is in great hands!


Kelly Presson

Kelly Presson is the Director of Leadership Development for Children’s Ministry at the National Leadership and Resource Center of the Assembly of God. Kelly has a long and rich history of involvement in children’s ministry birthed in his heart at the age of seven. Since then God has profoundly gifted Kelly in methods of preparing children to be Spirit-filled leaders among their friends, and in their communities. Hundreds of children, through this unique course have become “Special Forces” servant leaders in their church body and beyond

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Heath Adamson

Heath Adamson is an emerging author and serves as Chief of Staff at the relief organization, Convoy of Hope ( He also leads feedONE (, a team of people committed to fight poverty and hunger for children and families in need. With growing global influence, he serves as the Global Chairman for the World Assemblies of God Fellowship Next-Generation Commission, a community of over 360,000 churches. Heath previously served the Assemblies of God as the National Youth Director.

Heath’s life was changed dramatically when, at the age of seventeen, he was rescued out of a life steeped in drug abuse and the occult. Now a sought after speaker at conferences, seminars, universities, and churches, Adamson seeks to bring audiences from simply knowing information about God to actually experiencing God in life-changing ways. Together with his wife, Ali, and their two daughters, Leighton and Dallon, he believes you are God’s favorite place to be.


Brandon Estelle

Brandon is a worship leader at Graceway Church in Kansas City, MO. Brandon has been a musician since he was kid. Brandon has toured the country with several national acts as well as on his own as a solo artist. With 4 albums and counting, Brandon has a gift to lead people from all ages and backgrounds into an incredible worship experience.

This will be the second year Brandon is with us at out summit, you don’t want to miss out!


Breakout Session Speakers


Darin Poe

AG National Youth Discipleship Director


Brad Riley

Lead Pastor at Faith Chapel in O’Fallon, MO


Ryan Christopher

Northern Missouri DYD


Paul McDonald

Northern Missouri District Treasurer


Ray Brewer

Northern Missouri Superintendent


And More!!!


Brad Keller

Missouri Youth Alive Missionary


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