Monday, February 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM PST
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM PST

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Aventura Sailing Association 
24707 Dana Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629

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Elenna Poppin 
Transformation Ministries 


Mustard Seed 2018

For TM and PCN member pastors with church attendance of 200 or less.
(Non-member pastors are also welcome, at a separate registration rate.)

 Guest Speaker:
 Jim Powell 
is the Founding Director of 95Network, a nonprofit organization focused on encouraging and equipping the 95% of congregations in America that would qualify as small or mid-size.

Both a strategic and a visionary leader, Jim has a heart for helping small and medium size churches and their leadership move toward their redemptive potential. He has a passion to see the Church grow, not just in numbers, but also in maturity. As a result, he coaches, mentors, and consults with pastors and church leaders through 95Network, often focusing on the priority of establishing a healthy church culture – a change-friendly environment where spiritual formation and spiritual direction can take place.

Jim’s church home is Richwoods Christian Church, Peoria. As its lead pastor, he has learned firsthand the principles he now teaches. When he came to Richwoods in 1997, the church’s weekly attendance was 65. Today, it is a growing multi-site congregation with four weekend services.

Jim went to Columbia International University in South Carolina for one year before graduating with his B.A. in Theology and Religious Studies from Quincy University. He received his M.A. in Theology and Philosophy from Lincoln Christian Seminary. He and his wife, Stephanie, have two boys, Timothy and Trevor. They enjoy life in Peoria with their English Mastiff (Thor). Jim is a big fan of the Fighting Illini, Kansas City Chiefs, and the St. Louis Cardinals.


Session Topics:

Session 1 - Ministering Out of a Good Place

Session 2 - Evaluating Your Congregation

Session 3 - Changing Your Church Culture

Session 4 - Contributing to the "Big C" Church

Registration Includes: 

  • One overnight stay on Monday, February 26, at Dana Point Marina Inn (If you'd like to extend your stay in Dana Point, you may reserve additional nights at your expense, enjoying the same discounted rate. Contact Elenna Poppin for more information.)
  • Continental breakfast at the hotel 
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments at the conference 
  • Lunch on Tuesday, February 27 
  • Conference materials 

Extended Registration Deadline: February 16, 2018, to ensure a hotel reservation.

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