Summit Keynote Videos

Watch all the top speakers from Summit 2019

Explore the keynotes and breakout sessions designed to help your church nurture community members and encourage deeper levels of engagement and generosity.

Breakout Sessions – LEADERSHIP

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How Catalyst Built and Sustains a Life-Giving Culture — Wednesday AM

With more than two decades of experience developing strong church leaders, Catalyst is one of the most iconic names in church events. Discover the key role technology played in building their brand and the leadership lessons they learned along the way.

Speaker:

Tyler Reagin, President of Catalyst


Panelists:

Lawrence Fudge, Mosaic | Mark Venti, Churchome | Tyler Reagin, Catalyst

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Here’s How To Build A Thriving Staff Culture At Your Church — Wednesday PM

Most churches know that a healthy church culture starts at the top, but few ministries model that well. Join Todd Lane from Gateway and other experts as they discuss the keys to developing a sustainable and healthy church culture, from hiring to firing and everything in between.

Speaker:

Todd Lane, Senior Executive Lead Pastor of Gateway Church


Panelists:

Holly Brown, Embrace | Todd Lane, Gateway | Shawn Lovejoy, Courage To Lead | Tyler Reagin, Catalyst

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The Power of Leading from Your Heart, Soul, Mind, & Strength — Thursday AM

Discover the power of leading from your heart, soul, mind, and strength from Jenni Catron, a leader and bestselling author who has grown church teams all over the nation.

Speaker:

Jenni Catron, CEO & Founder of 4 Sight Group


Panelists:

Shawn Lovejoy, Courage To Lead | Rick Holliday, North Point | Jenni Catron, 4Sight Leadership | Tyler Reagin, Catalyst

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Here’s How Your Church Can set Them Up for Success — Thursday PM

Join the experts as they talk about the coming transition of church leadership and how to make sure your ministry isn’t left behind when it happens.

Speaker:

Earl McClellan, Lead Pastor of Shoreline City Church


Panelists:

Holly Brown, Embrace | Mark Venti, Churchome | Rick Holliday, North Point

Breakout Sessions – COMMUNICATIONS

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7 Ways Your Church Is Probably Getting Facebook Wrong — Wednesday AM

Discover how your church can make better use of this powerful social tool to reach, engage with, and serve more people in your community.

Speaker:

Nona Jones, Director, Faith-Based Partnerships at Facebook


Panelists:

Katie Allred, Church Communications Group | Ryan Wakefield, Church Marketing University | Nona Jones, Facebook | Haley Veturis, Bayside Church

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7 Core Commitments for Building a Healthy Multiethnic Church — Wednesday PM

Hear from Mark DeYmaz, founding pastor of Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas, on how to grow a thriving multi-ethnic church, no matter your ministry context.

Speaker:

Mark DeYmaz, Pastor, Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas


Panelists:

Mark DeYmaz, Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas | Michael Erisman, Pushpay (Chief People Officer) | Ines McBryde | Romal Tune

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Is Live Stream Attendance the Same as Church In Person? — Thursday AM

Is someone showing up for a live stream the same as someone showing up in person? Join Chad Zollo from Elevation Church and other experts as they discuss the challenges and opportunities of church online.

Speaker:

Chad Zollo, Online Pastor of Elevation Church


Panelists:

Jeff Reed, TheChurch.Digital | Chad Zollo, Elevation | David Russell, Church of the Highlands

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Inspiring an All-In Culture: The Secrets to Finding More and Better Volunteers — Thursday PM

In the midst of launching MOSAIC Seattle, discover what Pastor Lawrence and the MOSAIC team are doing to build and sustain healthy volunteers who are fully committed to the future of the church.

Speaker:

Lawrence Fudge, Executive Pastor of MOSAIC


Panelists:

Haley Veturis, Bayside Church | Cherish Rush, Elevation Church | Lawrence Fudge, Mosaic Church

Breakout Sessions – TECHNOLOGY

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3 Strategies Every Church Can Use To Protect Members Against Serious Data Breaches — Wednesday AM

Join church security experts and Pushpay as they talk about what you should look for in church data security and how to protect your community from data breaches.

Speaker:

Chris Huff, Lead Director of Technology of 12Stone Church


Panelists:

Jon Baker, Crossroads | Chris Huff, 12 Stone | Josh Robb, Pushpay (SVP of Product)

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Don’t Let Technology Disrupt Your Church, Embrace It — Wednesday PM

Learn from business leaders and a former fortune 500 company executive on embracing technology without losing track of what’s most important for your church.

Speaker:

Jennifer Ford, Executive Director of Ministry Services of Hosanna Church


Panelists:

Brett Huckins, Gateway | Tammy Bunting, AcctTwo | Jennifer Ford, Hosanna! Lutheran

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How Growing Churches Are Using Data To Drive Stronger Decision Making Within Their Ministries — Thursday AM

Great data is critical for decision making, but it rarely ever gets considered when important decisions are on the table. Discover how churches are using data to better inform their choices and help their ministries flourish.

Speaker:

Brooke Hempell, SVP of Research at Barna

Tim Stevens, VP of Consulting at Vanderbloemen


Panelists:

Tim Stevens, Vanderbloemen | Brooke Hempell, Barna | John Staub, Remodel Health

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From the Parking Lot to the Pew — Thursday PM

Discover how to find your audience and nurture them to create community, connection and belonging.

Speaker:

Guy Weismantel, Chief Marketing Officer at Pushpay


Panelists:

Andrew Triplett, TouchPoint | Katie Allred, Church Communications Group | Kenny Jahng, American Bible Society

Breakout Sessions – USER TRACK

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Increase Recurring Giving with Simple Donor Development Strategies — Wednesday AM

Learn the simple, step-by-step process Alex Calder used to grow Kensington Church’s new and recurring giving beyond what anyone thought was possible.

Speaker:

Alex Calder, Director of Donor Development at Kensington Church


Panelists:

Alex Calder, Kensington Church | Ben Sigman, Generis/Timberlake Church | Brett Huckins, Gateway

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Why Consolidating Your Giving Systems is Key to Saving Your Staff’s Time — Wednesday PM

Join Alisah Duran of MOSAIC and Pushpay to talk through how consolidating your giving systems can save your team countless hours.

Speaker:

Alisah Duran, General Manager of MOSAIC


Panelists:

Bobbie Jo Berry, Church Community Builder | Judy Brown, Shoreline City Church | Michelle Hsu, Churchome

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The Power of a Thank You — Thursday AM

There are so many things your church can be grateful for—from giving, to volunteer hours, to stories shared. Discover how a simple act of gratitude at the right time can help your ministry and community flourish even more.

Speaker:

David Lopez, Generosity Strategist at Generis


Panelists:

Lawrence Fudge, Mosaic | David Lopez, Generis | Alex Calder, Kensington

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5 Pro-Tips for Using Your Church App to Nurture and Engage Your Community

Discover how in-app personalization and other key features can practically nurture your community with a hands-on look from a Pushpay customer and the Pushpay product team.

Speaker:

Tim Peterson, IT Manager, The Father’s House


Panelists:

Dan Perkins, Westgate Church | Stephen Lenahan, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church | Tim Peterson, The Father’s House