Built to encourage leadership in the local church, the Leadership Summits provide an opportunity for pastors, staff, and ministry teams to be inspired and equipped for a new season of ministry!  Bring all of your leaders – kids leaders, youth workers, men’s and women’s ministry teams, senior adult leaders, board members, small group leaders, and more.  They will be inspired and strengthened during this amazing Summit!

Guest Speakers

Rich Guerra

Main Session #1

Chris Sonksen

Main Session #2

Dr. Tommy Casarez

Main Session #3 (Covina)

Jason Hanash

Main Session #3 (Visalia)

Troy Martin

Main Session #3 (San Diego)

Leadership Summit Schedule

  • 7:30am - Registration Opens
  • 8:00am - Continental Breakfast (provided)
  • 9:00am - Opening Main Sessions
  • 11:00am - Breakout Sessions (#1)
  • 11:50am - Lunch (free)
  • 12:30pm - Breakout Sessions (#2)
  • 1:30pm - Breakout Sessions (#3)
  • 2:30pm - Closing Main Session
  • 3:30pm - Dismiss

Breakout Sessions

Kids Ministries 

  • Curriculum – Walk out with Your Free and At-your-fingers Discipleship Plan
  • Purpose-FULL KidMin – Why Ministry to Children Matters
  • Inspired Volunteers in a New Reality

Student Ministries

  • Building a Healthy Youth Ministry
  • Establishing a Culture in Youth Ministry

Women of SoCal

  • Leading Ministry to Women with a Growth Mindset
  • Encontrando Descanzo al Liderar (Finding Rest as you Lead)
  • Telling Your Story – A Beginners Guide to Writing and Publishing

Men’s Ministries

  • 360 Disciple
  • 360 Equip and Go
  • Discipluado Equipar y Ir

Worship Arts 

  • Creating Dynamic Worship Experiences
  • Developing Volunteers for Maximum Impact
  • Unleashing Your Creative Potential

Senior Adults

  • Best practices for Your Senior Adult Ministry

Hispanic Ministries

  • Haciendo Iglesia en Equipo - Doing Church as a Team
  •  Herramientas para hacer iglesia en equipo - Tools for doing Church as a Team
  • No atajos para el exito - No Shortcuts to Success
  • El asesino de heroes - The Hero Killer (Character)
  • Encontrando Descanzo – Women of SoCal
  • Discipluado Equipar y Ir – Men’s Ministries

Church Leadership

  • Developing Your Leadership Pipeline
  • Church Parenting 101
  • Great Church Boards
  • Navigating Key Church and Pastoral Issues

General Breakouts

  • What Makes Healthy T.E.A.M.S.
  • Stressed, Exhausted or Burned Out? Clues and Preventions for Leaders
  • The Work of the Holy Spirit
  • How Do You Interpret the Bible
  • Using Social Media to Expand Your Ministry
  • Missions in a Box
  • Telling Your Story – A Beginners Guide to Writing and Publishing


If you are a pastor or church leader registering your church, please click on the appropriate link location (Covina, Visalia, or San Diego) and register your entire team from your church.  We are looking for an overall number so we can pre-order lunches and plan accordingly.

We look forward to seeing you in Covina, Visalia, or San Diego!