The Wheaton College Billy Graham Center & Outreach Magazine Present this Year’s Premier

Evangelism & Outreach Conference
For Pastors, Church Leaders, and Practitioners

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 19–20, 2021
On the Wheaton College Campus

(following all current COVID-19 protocols)

WHAT WE'RE DOING TO KEEP YOU SAFE

This year, we’re meeting and worshipping together with a purpose. 76% of Chicago area is currently vaccinated and we’re following all regional COVID-19 safety protocols to keep you and your team safe.

Save your seat today and cancel any time prior to October 15, 2021 for a full refund.

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“It’s no secret that the pandemic has presented new challenges for pastors and church leaders. As churches look for innovative ideas and encouragement, we think this event will be a vital part of recovering the church’s footing on mission.”

Ed Stetzer, Executive Director Wheaton College Billy Graham Center

Speakers

Ann Voskamp is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies and has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Ed Stetzer is executive director of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches in six continents. He is also a contributing editor for Christianity Today and Outreach magazine.

Derwin Gray is the founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church, a multi-ethnic, multi-generational, mission-shaped community in Indian Land, South Carolina. Derwin is an Outreach magazine consulting editor.

Ben Snyder is lead pastor of CedarCreek Church in Perrysburg, Ohio, an Outreach 100 Largest Church. Ben attended the University of Toledo, earning a B.A in the Individualized Program of Leadership and a M.A in Liberal Studies.

Mindy Caliguire is co-founder and president of Soul Care, a spiritual formation ministry for “soul health” in the Body of Christ. Mindy serves in executive leadership at Gloo, and prior to that served on staff with Willow Creek Association. She is the author of several books.

Mark Mittelberg is a best-selling author, international speaker and executive director of Lee Strobel Center for Evangelism and Applied Apologetics at Colorado Christian University.

Dhati Lewis is the lead pastor and church planter of Blueprint Church and president of Send Network with the North American Mission Board (NAMB). Dhati and his team planted Blueprint Church in 2010 and has become a leader in urban church planting.

Brian Tome is the founding and senior pastor of Crossroads Church, an Outreach 100 Fastest-Growing Church, and has authored four books including his best-seller, The Five Marks of a Man. He also hosts The Aggressive Life podcast.

Michelle Sanchez, an Outreach magazine contributing editor, serves as executive minister to make disciples for the Evangelical Covenant Church denomination. Her first book, Antiracist Discipleship will be published in 2022.

Michael Henderson Sr. is God’s visionary for New Beginnings Church founded in 1999, along with his wife and 12 members. Through Michael’s faithful leadership, New Beginnings Church has grown to over 7000 members.

James Choung serves as vice president of strategy and innovation at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA. He’s also ordained with Vineyard USA, and wrote both True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In and its follow-up, Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out.

Amplify Outreach is for pastors and Christians who are passionate about entering the messy, real issues of our day and helping people discover an authentic faith in Christ.

Your hosts

The Wheaton College Billy Graham Center and Outreach magazine, two leading voices in evangelism and outreach, are privileged to collaborate on Amplify Outreach. The two days will be filled with insight, church-tested ideas and plenty of interactive time. It will also be an opportunity to learn from pastors of Outreach 100 Fastest-Growing Churches, to gain insight into their strategies to reinvigorate mission during the pandemic and moving forward.

Who should attend?

Amplify Outreach gathers innovative pastors, world-class scholars, and network leaders from throughout the country to deliver fresh content and interactive breakouts.

     

    • Senior Pastors
    • Outreach Pastors
    • Denominational Leaders
    • Executive Pastors
    • Communication Pastors
    • Church Planters

      Why this conference matters

      Powerful things happen when believers unite. This is why we’re meeting in person with a purpose.

      “And let us not neglect our meeting together.” –Hebrews 10:25

      We’re built for community. So let’s gather, celebrate, and emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever.

      This year’s event features

       

      • Six main sessions with dynamic pastors and leaders who share your passion for the gospel and a love for the local church
      • Innovative leaders from Outreach magazine’s 100 Fastest Growing Churches sharing best practices
      • Interactive breakout sessions with practitioners and faculty going deeper on topics like apologetics, church leadership, missional contexts, church planting and global missions
      • An evening event designed to model outreach
      • Time for your team to eat and dream together on the beautiful Wheaton College campus and surrounding community
      • Sponsors and publishers featuring the latest resources to support your church

      Free subscription to Outreach magazine

      $19.95 value

      Outreach magazine spread
      • Insights from nationally recognized leaders such as Rick Warren, Tim Keller, Larry Osborne, Wilfredo De Jesús, Christine Caine, Francis Chan, and many more.
      • Inspirational stories that will challenge, stretch and empower your ministry to reach your community and change the world.
      • Each issue includes columns from Ed Stetzer, Kevin Harney, Michelle Sanchez, Alan Briggs, Warren Bird and others
      • Tons of church-tested outreach ideas and innovative tools for any church, any size.

      Early Bird Pricing

      Register today and get a FREE year of Outreach magazine.
      Early Bird Pricing ends October 1

      Starting at $79 per person

      REGULAR PRICE: $99 per person or
      register your team and save $20 per person.

      GRACE PERIOD: Full refund for cancellations before October 15, 2021.

      Location

      We’re proud to host Amplify Outreach at Wheaton College. From the abolitionist movement to the revivals of Billy Graham, Wheaton College has experienced more than 160 years of dynamic engagement in academics and culture. Amplify Outreach is also the North American gathering for the Lausanne Network, a global movement of evangelists also founded by Billy Graham, that is working to reach the world for Christ.

      Wheaton College, 500 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187

      Main sessions will be held at Armerding Hall

      Amplify Outreach Conference is Tuesday, October 19, 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 20, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Central Time.

       

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      What Leaders Are Saying

      Ed Stetzer

      Ed Stetzer

      Executive Director - Wheaton College Billy Graham Center

      “We’re pulling together a diverse group of pastors and leaders who share a passion for evangelism and a love for the local church. Each year, we feature brand-new speakers, fresh ideas, respected research and practical insights that help churches focus on their central calling to share Christ. As we emerge from this global pandemic, our churches need the innovation and encouragement they’ll receive at this year’s event.”

      John K. Jenkins Sr.

      John K. Jenkins Sr.

      Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church of Glenarden

      “Wheaton’s Amplify Outreach conference is an annual infusion of vision and skills to create and nurture a culture of evangelism in your church, which is foundational to a healthy church’s growth.”

      Craig Springer

      Craig Springer

      Executive Director - Alpha USAand author of How to Revive Evangelism

      “We live in a post-Christian, post-modern, post-truth world where the evangelism approaches of the past are increasingly ineffective. The Amplify Outreach conference is helping pastors and their teams ask the right questions together.”

      Kimberly Gladden

      Kimberly Gladden

      Director of Discipleship - The Wesleyan Church

      “We bring pastors to Amplify Outreach conference each year to help them focus on developing disciples who live out the Great Commission and the Greatest Commandment given by Christ.”

      Kevin Harney

      Kevin Harney

      Author of the Organic Outreach trilogy and founder of Organic Outreach International

      “As I lead outreach in the local church and train church leaders to do effective evangelism, I look to the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center and Outreach magazine as top resources. They both provide practical tools and ideas that are grounded in Scripture and tested in the local church. I can’t wait to see what God will do through this dynamic new partnership!”

      Sam Chan

      Sam Chan

      Public Evangelist with City Bible Forum in Sydney, Australia, and author of How to Talk About Jesus (Without Being THAT Guy)

      “It’s in the heart of every Christian to want their friends to hear about Jesus. But how do we do this in a world that has stopped listening? I love how the Amplify Outreach conference will not only empower but get us excited to share the great news in our ever-changing word.”

      Christine Caine

      Christine Caine

      Founder Propel Women

      “The Gospel is the most important message on earth. The Amplify Outreach Conference at Wheaton will equip you to make Jesus’ last commandment your first priority.” 

      Sponsors

      For information about becoming a sponsor, email: AmplifyOutreach@outreach.com