Momentum Youth Conference 2019
July 16-21, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University
But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect. 1 Peter 3:15
5 NIGHTS OF LODGING
9 MEALS *
5 DAYS OF PROGRAMMING
ON CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
DAILY IN DEPTH TRACKS
*breakfast plan available ($25) to minimize costs
$463 // If the $75 deposit is paid Feb 1- March 31 and the balance is paid by June 15.
$488 // If the $75 deposit is paid April 1 – April 30 and the balance is paid by June 15.
$513 // If the $75 deposit is paid May 1 – June 15 and the remaining balance is paid by June 15.
$538 // The full balance for Momentum is due on June 15. For any deposits/balances paid after June 15 through check-in on July 16, there is an additional $25 increase.
For a nominal fee ($3-$4/person) Momentum is prepared to provide transportation for off campus ministry opportunities for groups unable to provide their own transportation. (Note: Groups that fly to Momentum will be contacted by the Momentum office for additional information about ground transportation for off campus ministry opportunities).
5 NIGHTS OF LODGING
5 DAYS OF PROGRAMMING
ON CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
DAILY YOUTH WORKER LABS
*breakfast included at morning leader’s meeting
$375 // If the $75 deposit is paid Feb 1- March 31 and the
balance is paid by June 15.
$400 // If the $75 deposit is paid April 1 – April 30 and the balance is paid by June 15.
$425 // If the $75 deposit is paid May 1 – June 15 and the remaining balance is paid by June 15.
$450 // The full balance for Momentum is due on June 15. For any deposits/balances paid after June 15 through check-in on July 16, there is an additional $25 increase.
Hailing from the midwest, the Jordan Howerton Band is committed to creating worship resources, leading with those resources, and equipping others to do the same. Leading at events and churches across the nation, JHB is committed to fostering a passion for the Kingdom of Jesus Christ both on and off the stage.
Get ready for the Jordan Howerton Band at Momentum 2019 with JHB Music
Lecrae Moore is a two time Grammy Award winning American rapper and actor. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas and resides in Atlanta, GA. He is also the President and co-founder of the highly successful independent record label Reach Records.
Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a biblical worldview. Sean is an associate professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University. He is the Resident Scholar for Summit California.
Sean still teaches one high school Bible class, which helps him have exceptional insight into the prevailing culture so he can impart his observations poignantly to fellow educators, pastors and parents alike. In 2008, he received the Educator of the Year award for San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The Association of Christian Schools International awarded Exemplary Status to his apologetics training. Sean is listed among the top 100 apologists. He graduated summa cum laude from Talbot School of Theology with a master’s degree in theology and another in philosophy. He earned a Ph.D. in Apologetics and Worldview Studies in 2014 from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Traveling throughout the U.S. and abroad, Sean speaks at camps, churches, schools, universities and conferences. He has spoken for organizations including Focus on the Family, the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Backyard Skeptics, Cru, Youth Specialties, Hume Lake Christian Camps, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Association of Christian Schools International. Sean has also appeared as a guest on radio shows such as The Michael Medved Show, Family Life Today, Point of View, Stand to Reason, Common Sense Atheism and the Hugh Hewitt Show. Sean has been quoted in many publications, including the New York Times.
Dr. Christopher Yuan has taught the Bible at Moody Bible Institute for ten years and his speaking ministry on faith and sexuality has reached five continents. He speaks in conferences (such as The Gospel Coalition, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, InterVarsity’s Urbana and the Moody Pastors’ Conferences and Men’s Conference), on college campuses and in churches. He has co-authored with his mother their memoir (now in seven languages), Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God, A Broken Mother’s Search for Hope. He is also the author of Giving a Voice to the Voiceless and his latest, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story. Christopher graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2005, Wheaton College Graduate School in 2007 with a Master of Arts in Biblical Exegesis and received his doctorate of ministry in 2014 from Bethel Seminary.
Keith is the Lead Pastor at Grace Fellowship in Pickerington, Ohio. He has served faithfully in this role for ten years and has seen God move tremendously over that time. Grace has grown from a church of 70 to over 3200 during his leadership. He is a passionate and skilled communicator and leader who loves seeing the power of the local church unleashed. Keith has a strong desire to see the next generation of Christ followers live up to their potential in the local church. Keith is married to Kelly, and they have four children, Kaden (12), Kaiya (9), and twins Kooper and Kamille (3). They reside just outside of Columbus, Ohio. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, watching sports, water skiing and fishing at his parents’ lake house.
As a worldwide missionary, teacher, and speaker, Pastor Dimas Salaberrios has shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ on almost every continent. He has served as senior pastor of Infinity Bible Church, which he founded in partnership with Dr. Tim Keller and Redeemer City to City. As president of Concerts of Prayer Greater New York, Pastor Dimas spearheads the largest, most diverse force of pastors in a tri-state area comprised of over 5,000 churches mobilized across various denominational, ethnic and economic
His book, Street God, which is being made into a major motion picture, is the
true story of Pastor Dimas’ against-all odds journey from the streets to the altar and back again. A modern-day The Cross and the Switchblade for a new
generation, it reveals that we’re never too far gone for God to change us―and
shows how a single spark can illuminate even the darkest existence.
Dr. Jeff Bogue is a pastor whose passion is to help Jesus make sense to everyone. He became a Christ-follower as a junior in college. His passion for ministry comes from his own experience of searching for the mind and heart of God, and being completely changed by what he discovered.
Jeff is a graduate of Grace College and Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. He’s had the privilege of sharing life with the people of Grace Church of Greater Akron, Ohio, for the past twenty-three years, where he leads 7 campuses with over 10,000 people calling Grace their home. Jeff is grateful he’s been able to take his life journey with such amazing people. He’s energized by leading the church to love and serve the people in their community.
Jeff and his soul-mate, Heidi, have been married for 23 years. They have five wonderful sons and one beautiful daughter. One of Jeff’s greatest joys is serving together with his family as they work to express God’s love all over the world. Wherever the Bogues go, they see not only a desperate need for the compassion and mercy of Christ to be expressed through the meeting of physical needs, but also for the hope of Christ’s message of salvation needed for the soul.
Tony Livigni is the Campus Pastor of the Medina East campus of Grace Church. He has served at Grace Church for 12 years, serving in college and young adult ministry for 7 years and leading the Medina East Campus for the past 5 years. Since its inception, the Medina East Campus has grown to over 1000 regular weekend attenders. Pastor Tony received his undergrad from Moody Bible Institute and his Master’s Degree from Trinity Evangelical School of Divinity. Pastor Tony is married to his lovely wife Jessica, and has four children.
“I am loved by the one whose love is greater, stronger, and more powerful than any other. This last week here at Momentum has been incredible. Met some really awesome people and learned some incredible things. God showed up and it was amazing seeing him work in so many ways!! This was the #bestweekofsummer.”