|2011 Living Free International Conference||
|By gkeylon | 10 Mar 2011 ||
October 13-15, 2011
James River Assembly, Ozark, Missouri – 30 miles north of Branson
“Impacting Our Communities” is the theme for the 2011 Living Free International Training Conference.
Our speakers this year will focus on uniting the church and community to bring freedom in Christ to those devastated by life-controlling problems. At the conference there will be plenary sessions and elective sessions covering topics that will help core team leaders and facilitators.
Thursday, October 13th - 8am registration. Sessions 9am-4:30pm. We will be offering a Lifeline Connection pre-conference leadership seminar. Lifeline Connection uses the Living Free curriculum and brings the faith-based community together to reclaim rural communities and urban neighborhoods from the devastation of addictions and other life-controlling problems. Come learn how you can take Living Free outside the four walls of the church.
Living Free International Conference
Thursday, October 13 - 2-5:30pm registration, 7pm plenary session & Friday, October 14th, 9am-4:30pm & 7pm The Living Free International Conference will be dedicated to learning how God has helped churches develop a strong Living Free ministry. James River Assembly in Ozark, Missouri, and Dayspring Church in Springfield, Missouri combined, have over 500 people attending Living Free small groups every week. Leaders from these two churches and others will be session speakers.
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Doug Abner
This year's conference will feature Rev. Doug Abner, pastor of Community Church in Manchester, Kentucky. Rev. Abner and more than 60 local pastors came together for prayer and to develop a strategy of taking their community back from the drug addicts and drug dealers. Manchester, Kentucky, has been featured in a film project called "Appalachian Dawn", the story of how God helped to transform a community from the “pain killer capital of the U.S.” to a city of hope.Special Music: Huntley Brown Huntley Brown's music ministry has taken him all over the world, with TV, radio, and concert appearances. In the United States, he has performed from coast to coast with ministry opportunities at churches of every size and denomination. Huntley was the artist in residence for the Total Living Network in Chicago with host Jerry & Shirley Rose for many years. He was also the regular crusade pianist for the recently retired Dr. Ralph Bell, an associate evangelist with the Billy Graham Association. He is now the pianist for Ruth Graham and Friends Ministries.