Breakout Sessions Block One
8:00 AM—Breakfast and Registration
9:30 AM—Main Session 1 with Kim Erickson
12:30 PM—Lunch & Games
3:00 PM—Main Session 2 with Kim Erickson
Edit Bitterness and Resentment
Rose Cardamone | 400
Learn how to let go of bound-up resentment and study the life-giving power of forgiveness (even when hurt still remains).
Edit Your Thoughts
Lori Daniska | 402
We all know what it's like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, but we don't have to stay stuck in toxic thinking patterns. It’s an ongoing battle, but one you can win! In this session, learn how to identify and cancel the lies that want to wreck your life and break free from the endless cycle of destructive thinking.
Katie Osborn | 314
Do you want to make everyone happy and keep the peace? Do you hate being disliked by others? What is the heart idol that makes us want to please everyone? In this workshop, we'll explore the root of our desires to please others and consider how to reshape our understanding by viewing how to live for the applause of one.
Sarah McCaslin | 312
We know that God is always enough, but His presence isn't changing us from the inside out because we are a distracted culture. In this workshop, learn biblical wisdom on how to change perspective, say NO to the things that really don't matter, and say a bigger YES to His presence.
Edit Your Words
Tammy Buhr | Chapel
When we walk out of a room and always leave tension behind, this may be a sign we need to address the way we speak. The Gospel should transform our words, and in doing so should breathe life into all those around us. Dive into how our speech can be controlled by the power of the Spirit.
Breakout Sessions Block Two
Focus on Aging Gracefully
Kerry Barajas | 314
God has equipped you to flourish. As we age, we can easily lose sight of this truth. This session hopes to equip you with a biblical view of aging and remind you that the gospel is "big enough, good enough, and powerful enough to make every season of life significant and glorious.”
Focus on God-Given Limits
Chris Whitcomb | 402
Part of God's plan for a life of joyful service. Limits in various forms are a constant in life. Seeing these limits as part of God's sovereign design and part of a life of joyful service helps us keep our focus on Him and all the wonderful things HE wants to accomplish in and through us.
Focus on Community
Amy Davis | 312
Relationships feel risky and hard. But we are created and built for community. We are called to more than halfhearted friendships and lukewarm connections. In this workshop, you'll dive into what Christian friendship could look like—how you can be this friend to others and how you can have these friendships too!
Focus on Hope
Kim Erickson | 400
Learn how to navigate seasons of grief from the life of a woman who has faithfully walked through the unthinkable.
Focus on Others
Courtney Edwards | 404
The Bible emphasizes our holy and redeeming God meeting people in the margins of society. He drew near the very people that society and the religious elite disdained. What might it look like for us to reflect God’s heart for the stranger? Learn to make your life an irresistible message about what it means to live for the gospel—to stop talking about faith and truly start living it.
Focus on Holy Living
Maggie Likins | Chapel
God did not command us to be holy, then walk away with a “good luck.” Instead, Scripture shows how we can pursue and live a holy life. (Pssssssst: It’s the most liberating way to live!)
Parenting from a Generational Lens
Kim Miller & Kristy Plowman | 400
Taught by a mother and daughter team, learn practical ways to keep your family close to God and each other while having a heart for others.
Less Is More
Taj Nolen | 314
A focus on time-management and creative ways to get more margin and make more room for what matters most.
Mastering the Habits of a Joy-Filled Marriage
Maggie Likins & Sheri Hanley | Auditorium
Enjoy this conversational session between Maggie and licensed-therapist Sheri as she shares wisdom and answers to questions on how to instill healthy, biblical habits for a strong marriage
When You Don’t Have Quiet or Time
Libby Bordoni | 312
Learn how to practically meet with God in a busy world.
Biblical Self Care
Shari Robb | Chapel
Let's talk mental health. Quiet suffering is still suffering. As you learn to climb the ladder through mental fog trying to reach a healthier place, we invite you to this session where you can practically learn how the Bible addresses biblical self-care, what you can do to take steps toward vitality, and be assured there is no shame in taking care of your mental health.
Building Healthy Social Media Habits
Lydia Barth | 404
In an online world obsessed with follows and likes, learn how we can navigate the social media of our lives with contentment and discernment.
Placed for a Purpose
Janelle Grafton | 402
Life is short! Make yours count. In this session, find creative ways you can serve practically and presently serve where God has placed you.