Agenda 2013

Wednesday, October 23rd

3:00pm – til whenever we finish:  Unofficial Gift Bag Packing Party (Come one, come all!)


Thursday, October 24th

12:00 – 4:00pm:  Registration

2:00 – 4.00pm: Special Offering Pre-Conference Digital Photography Workshop with David Molnar

3:30 – 4:45pm:  Newbie and Welcome Mingle – Sponsored by Blood Water Mission

5:00pm:  Welcome and Announcements with Logan Wolfram and Sarah Mae

5:15pm:  Dinner – Sponsored by (in)courage with Keynote Ann Voskamp

8:00pm: Opening Night Party – Sponsored by Mary & Martha


Friday, October 25th

6:00am: Morning Workout – Sponsored by Advocare team Brandon & Miranda Jones

8:00am:  Breakfast  – Sponsored by Sole Hope with Keynote Melanie Shankle

10:00am:  Sessions

  • Carving Out Your Space: How to Find your Unique Writing voice in a Noisy World – Writing/Creative Thinking – Sarah Markley
  • Brand You – Holley Gerth
  • Setting Up a Self-Hosted WordPress Site {Live Demonstration with the Genesis Framework} – Erin Ulrich
  • The Power of Influence – Blogging & Family Purpose – September McCarthy

 11:00am:  Sessions

  • Everything is Spiritual: Quit trying so hard to be miserable  – Joel N Clark
  • Our Broken Hallelujah:  Suffering as the Cornerstone of Faith and Art   – Edie Wadsworth
  • iPhone Photography – David Molnar
  • Simple Money Making Ideas for Bloggers – Emily & Ryan Jones

12:15pm:  Lunch – Sponsored by Zondervan, with author Gari Meacham

1:30pm:  Sessions

  • The Core 5 of Writing That Will Matter – Writing/Creative Thinking – Lisa Whittle
  • Mastering Social Media – Amy Lynn Andrews
  • Honest Capacity: 4 Qualities of a Woman Who Knows How to Live in Her Sweet Spot – Sarah Mae
  • Five Proven Methods for Growing Your Blog – Emily & Ryan Jones

2:30pm:  Sessions

  • The Creative Process – Writing/Creative Thinking – Joy Thigpen
  • Blogging Beyond the Basics – Amy Lynn Andrews
  • Blog & Marriage: The gritty realities of becoming one in the midst of an everyday life – Nester & Chad Smith
  • How to Tell the Hard Stories – Andrea Levendusky

3:30pm:  Workshops

  • How to Build Community w/o Competition – Sponsored by (in)courage – Lisa Jo Baker & the (in)courage Panel
  • Publishing and Working with a Literary Agent – Sponsored by DC Jacobson and Assoc – Don Jacobson and Jenni Burke
  • Why Narrative Matters – Phil Vischer
  • Crowd funding, How to Work for a Cause – Sponsored by – Pure Charity – Mike Rusch and the Pure Charity Team
  • Intentional and Relational: Blogging with a Purpose – Sponsored by Gospel for Asia – Tom Sluberski

6:00pm:  Dinner – Sponsored by Food for the Hungry with Keynote Jennie Allen

7:45pm:  Anthony Evans Jr Concert – Sponsored by Food for the Hungry

9:00pm:  Girls Night In & Open Mic Night – Sponsored by Sony Pictures and Provident Films, Moms Night Out


Saturday, October 26th

6:00 am: Morning Workout – Sponsored by Advocare team Brandon & Miranda Jones

8:00am:  Breakfast – Sponsored by Freeset with Keynote Bianca Olthoff

10:00am:  Sessions

  • From Maybe to Mobilized: Awakening Your Dreams To Action – Deidra Riggs & Nasreen Fynewever
  • Stepping into the Arena: Pushing Through Risk, Fear, and Failure – Laura Parker
  • Alchemy : Anthropology : Art – The stuff of heaven and earth and you – Erika Morrison
  • Living on Mission With Kids/Family – Amanda White

11:30am:  Lunch – Sponsored by Operation Christmas Child

12:30 -1:15pm: Impact Panel – Sponsored by Pure Charity

2:00 – 4:00pm:  Impact Opportunities – Learn More and Sign Up Here!!!

(Free Time) – Author Book Signing

5:30pm:  Dinner  – Sponsored by Revell/Baker Publishing, with author Emily P. Freeman

6:30pm:  Keynote with Jeff Shinabarger

7:30pm:  Worship with David Walker Worship

8:45pm:  Closing Night Party with World Renew